What is Stargardt disease?

Stargardt macular dystrophy is an inherited eye condition that affects your macula, which is a tiny part of the retina, 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 which is your side vision and is an inherited condition that is caused by a mistake in one our genes - ABCA4.

We have produced a factsheet with more information on Stargardt disease:

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