Many vision disorders can be inherited, including the major causes of blindness. Commonly inherited vision disorders include:
- Congenital glaucoma
- Congenital cataracts
- Lens abnormalities
- Iris abnormalities
- Retinal disorders
- Macular disorders
- Corneal abnormalities
Your vision, or your child’s, can be mildly or severely affected, depending on the genetic condition and its severity.
Why Choose UHealth?
Innovative treatment designed for you. Using advanced genetic tests, our genetics experts may identify the exact cause of your condition and provide treatment based on each person’s genetic makeup. As a specialized hospital in South Florida, we to offer these targeted, personalized treatments as well as the latest clinical trials. This means you get the latest, most advanced approaches.
A team approach to your care. Our clinical geneticists (medical doctors who specialize in genes and heredity) work alongside expert physicians in oncology, neurology, pediatrics, cardiology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, and other specialties to give you the most comprehensive care in South Florida — all in one place. Whether you receive care in our multidisciplinary clinics or a general clinic, we ensure you receive personalized treatment specific to your needs. Our dedicated genetic counselors, medical geneticists, and other medical staff support you and your family in all steps of your medical journey.