A group of diseases, often hereditary, characterized by degeneration
of both retinas, beginning in childhood and progressing to
blindness by middle age. Clinical signs include a reduced
range of vision, an inability to see in dim light, loss of
color of the retina, degeneration of the central part of the
retina, and eventual vision loss.
Effects of Retinis Pigmentosa
- Discomfort Glare Sensitivity
- Dazzling Glare Sensitivity
- Decreased Contrast Sensitivity
- Night Blindness
- Decreased Response to Magnification
- Loss of Peripheral (side) Vision
- Increased Illumination Requirements
Percents (%) represent amount of visible light transmitted
through each lens.