Beware! Hereditary disorders can tweak your eye health, impacting vision and causing dangerous ailments

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Doctors say more than 60 per cent of cases of blindness among infants are caused by inherited eye diseases. The most common genetic eye conditions include:GlaucomaGlaucoma is a group of eye diseases that causes progressive damage to the optic nerve which is the central pathway connecting your eyes to your brain. Scientists have identified the gene mutations in the ABCA4 gene which is responsible for the majority of the cases of MD cases. How to diagnose genetic eye diseases? According to experts, genetic testing is the gold standard for the detection and management of hereditary eye issues.
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