Today, the first gene therapy for an inherited retinal disease caused by variants in the RPE65 gene is available
Over 30 clinical trials are either completed or underway for different types of inherited retinal diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa,
X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, Leber congenital amaurosis, achromatopsia, Usher syndrome, and Stargardt disease. These trials explore the potential of gene therapy and several other technologies
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.