Research in IMO
The vast majority of patients with Stargardt disease, as well as half of recessive cone and rod dystrophy cases, have ABCA4 gene mutations.
Influence of posterior vitreous detachment on retinal detachment after lens surgery in myopic eyes.
Randomised, parallel-group, multicentre, blind to evaluators clinical trial to assess the efficacy and safety of PRGF-Endoret eye drops in patients with stage 2 and 3 neurotrophic keratitis.
Mass sequencing of exomes for the identification of new genes and variants responsible for retinal dystrophies
Retinitis pigmentosa, with a prevalence of 1 in 4,000 people and more than one million sufferers worldwide, is the most common retinal dystrophy. These diseases are neurodegenerative and caused by the death of the photoreceptors and cells of the retinal pigment epithelium.