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Case Studies | Ophthalmology | India | Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020

Patient with Stargardt's Disease are Well Respond with Minimum Magnification - A Case Report

Goutam Datta

Stargardt's disease is a rare, inherited disorder of the retina which gradually loss of vision during childhood or adolescence. A case of 23 years old tribal female patient was referred from a medical college with the provisional diagnosis of Stargardt's disease to the low vision clinic. Since 4 years she was losing her vision slowly. Before that, she had no previous history of wearing spectacles. Even, she had no previous history of any systemic diseases related to the eye. On examination her distance visual acuity was 6/24 in RE and 6/24 (p) in LE; near visual acuity was N12 in BE. No visual improvement with regular spectacle correction. Patient was prescribed 2.0X Dome magnifier for near work and distance visual acuity was significantly improved up to 6/9 by 1.0X spectacle mounted telescope. The yellow filter was advised for reduction of photophobia and fluorescent table lamp for brighter illumination of reading object.

Keywords: Stargardt's disease, dome magnifier, spectacle mounted telescope, yellow filter, fluorescent table lamp

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020

Pages: 1511 - 1513


How to Cite this Article?

Goutam Datta, "Patient with Stargardt's Disease are Well Respond with Minimum Magnification - A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR20624154557, Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020, 1511 - 1513

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