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Best vitelliform macular dystrophy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Best disease
  • Best macular dystrophy
  • Macular degeneration, polymorphic vitelline
  • Vitelliform macular dystrophy type 2
  • VMD2
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  • My girlfriend has Best vitelliform macular dystrophy and I feel helpless because she tells me there is nothing anyone could do. Are there any clinical trials or research studies for this type of disease? Is there any treatment that can help? Also, can you go completely blind from this condition? Click here for answer

  • My friend has Best disease in his right eye. His vision in this eye is quite stable, although he sees a black spot wherever he focuses. Will his vision remain the same or it can it deteriorate? Is there any way to improve his vision? What are the chances of his left eye also developing Best disease?  Click here for answer

  • Can you provide updated information about Best vitelliform macular dystrophy? Are there support organizations or chat rooms that I can visit to connect with others with this diagnosis?  Click here for answer