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What is Albinism?

It is a pigment-deficient disease which is manifested in the skin, hair and eyes. They are people with white skin, white hair and eyes look red because it reflects light from inside the eye, the retina, with a reddish color. Is it hereditary albinism? There is a hereditary genetic transmitted disease becomes more common in families with a history. How can you improve the vision of albinos? Using glasses according to the situation of each patient. Some cases need glasses with filters to improve contrast. In other cases where vision is very deficient will require special telescopic systems. Currently you can improve visual quality by therapies designed to improve contrast and dynamic perception, a fact that we have seen in our Unit of Visual Therapy.
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