After receiving your results, your genetic counselor and eye specialist may recommend extra steps to find out if you are eligible for a clinical trial or approved therapy.Learn more about ongoing trials here.
Science is advancing the future of inherited retinal disease treatment
Many gene therapy innovations are now being studied. Each therapy (below) is designed to affect genes associated with inherited retinal disease in a special way.
Gene replacement therapy, also known as augmentation therapy, works by inserting normal copies of the mutated gene into the host cells
Gene editing corrects the gene variant directly within the host DNA
RNA (ribonucleic acid) editing edits the RNA, not the DNA