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The Juliette RP Vision Foundation


The Juliette RP Vision Foundation was formed in 2008 is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization. It provides scholarships for visually impaired children who are destined for college and U.S. Ophthalmology resident physicians who are interested in pursuing research and/or clinical practice in the area of Retinitis Pigmentosa. We hope to provide research grants to scientists conducting RP research.


News

  • A discovery of a new gene that causes Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) and retinitis pigmentosa (RP), two devastating forms of childhood blindness, has been made at Montreal Children's Hospital.

What is Retinitis Pigmentosa?


Mother and child Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) refers to a group of inherited diseases causing retinal degeneration.The retina lines the back inside wall of the eye and is responsible for capturing images from the visual field.People with RP experience a gradual decline in their vision because photoreceptor cells (rods and cones) die.


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