Archive for the ‘Retinitis Pigmentosa’ Category

Valproic Acid Used to reverse vision loss by Retinitis Pigmentosa

A drug used for epileptic seizures, migraines and bipolar disorder may halt or even reverse the loss of vision created by this retinal disease according to the British Journal of Opthalmology.

Supplementation of Lutein in diet may help slow progression of Retinitis Pigmentosa

In a study published in the April issue of Archives of Ophthalmology it was reported that supplementation with the carotenoid lutein slowed the progression of the visual field loss in patients with RP who are treated with Vitamin A.