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Tatel was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa in 1957 as a teen attending Montgomery Blair High School.
In retinitis pigmentosa, the light-sensitive layer of cells is damaged, but the rest of the retina remains intact.How Gene Therapy and Algae Proteins Partially Restored a Blind Man’s Sight|Shelly Fan|May 25, 2021|Singularity Hub
Researchers have now inserted a protein that senses amber light into ganglion cells of a man with retinitis pigmentosa, restoring some vision.
Gene therapy and gene editing also target only certain genes, but retinitis pigmentosa can be caused by changes in any one of more than 50 genes.
In Nature Medicine, the authors describe how their patient lost his vision after being diagnosed 40 years ago with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative disease that destroys photoreceptors, the light-sensing cells in the retina.A blind man can perceive objects after a gene from algae was added to his eye|Antonio Regalado|May 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
After 33 years of working in a factory, Nowlin had developed a hereditary eye disease called Retinitis pigmentosa.
It is especially serious when the more central portions of the retina, are thus affected (choroido-retinitis centralis).
Choroiditis and retinitis may also occur, and leave permanent changes easily recognised on examination with the ophthalmoscope.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Irving thereupon stopped work, and the doctor diagnosed his case as "Retinitis conjunctivitis, both eyes."
Liebreich, occurrence of pigmentary retinitis in deaf-mutes, ii.
The arteries are terminal ones, and small patches of retinitis are therefore found.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield