The Retinitis Pigmentosa

The Retinitis Pigmentosa

The retinitis pigmentosa is the name given to a group of hereditary disorders of the eye, which take over the retina of the eye. The nerve layer sensible to the light which covers the back of the eye and causes a reduction or loss in the gradual visual ability but progressive.

Normal Retinitis Pigmentosa


The following are the symptoms more common of the retinitis pigmentosa. However, each person can experiment the symptoms in a different way:

ˇ Difficult to see in the limited light (for example, in the sunset or in an area with limited illumination) or in the darkness
ˇ A reduction in the visual field, whether in the central vision (a condition called macular dystrophy) or the peripheral vision (sometimes called the vision of the tunnel)
ˇ A difficult to read printed sheets (this can be present with the loss of the central vision).
ˇ A difficult to solve detailed images (this with the loss of the central vision).
ˇ A difficult to see the objects that cause trip and slips; clumsiness (this is present with the loss of peripheral vision )
ˇ Dazzling.