Genetics of optic atrophy: recent progress in understanding

Armstrong, Richard A. and Smith, Stephen N. (2004). Genetics of optic atrophy: recent progress in understanding. Optometry Today, 2004 (July), pp. 32-36.


This article considers the clinical symptoms associated with hereditary optic atrophy and reviews recent progress in our understanding the genetics of the disorder. The major genes linked to optic atrophy are identified and how defects in these genes could lead to the optic disc pathology is discussed.

Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Life & Health Sciences > Ophthalmic Research Group
Life & Health Sciences
Life & Health Sciences > Biosciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: clinical symptoms,hereditary optic atrophy,genes,optic atrophy,optic disc pathology
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Published Date: 2004-07-30
Authors: Armstrong, Richard A. ( 0000-0002-5046-3199)
Smith, Stephen N.

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