Busting myths about genetics testing for inherited retinal diseases

Genetic testing may identify the specific genetic variant causing a person’s inherited retinal disease (IRD). With that genetic diagnosis comes opportunities for improved disease management and participation in clinical research, as well as the potential to connect with others in the community.

As genetic testing technology is rapidly advancing, many are left with a misunderstanding of how it works or how it can help people living with these rare eye diseases. Watch the video to hear Dr. Laura Miller and Dr. Mathew W. MacCumber help clear up the confusion and bust five common myths about genetic testing.

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