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Learning the specific gene mutation that causes your or your family member’s inherited retinal disease may lead to improved disease management or participation in clinical research.

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Additional resources about genetic testing for IRDs

More genetic testing information can be found on the following websites:

Foundation Fighting Blindness
www.blindness.org/retinal-diseases
Logo for My Retina Tracker by Foundation Fighting Blindness and its tagline, “Track Your Vision. Drive the Research.”
My Retina Tracker
www.myretinatracker.org/
Choroideremia Research Foundation
www.curechm.org/resources
Genetic Alliance
www.geneticalliance.org
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
www.rarediseases.info.nih.gov
Genetics Home Reference
Genetics Home Reference
www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov
National Society of Genetic Counselors
National Society of Genetic Counselors
www.nsgc.org
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man®
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man®
www.omim.org
Stanford at the Tech: Understanding Genetics
Stanford at the Tech: Understanding Genetics
www.genetics.thetech.org
Your Genome
Your Genome
www.yourgenome.org