Retinitis Pigmentosa is a genetic disease passed down through families, which affects initially the peripheral vision and leaves the very central vision intact. The disease usually starts to show symptoms around their mid 20s and is progressive. The main issues patients face is seeing in dim lighting, which leads to poor vision in poor lighting. Currently there is no treatment but awareness of the condition can help patients cope with how to navigate their world with their vision as it is.
At Murray Opticians, we do a full eye check to look at your eyes and if we see any conditions we will discuss your visual needs to help as much as possible.