What is Stargardt disease?

Stargardt macular dystrophy is an inherited eye condition that affects your macula, a tiny part of the retina, which is the light sensitive film at the back of your eye. It causes a reduction in your central or detailed vision. It doesn't usually affect your peripheral vision (side vision) and is an inherited condition, caused by a fault the ABCA4 gene.

More information can be found on our stargardt disease web page.

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