Rare Diseases

Some eye diseases are rare. A rare disease is generally considered to have a prevalence of fewer than 200,000 affected individuals in the United States.

Rare Diseases that Affect the Eye

 

Courtesy: National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health (NEI/NIH)

The National Eye Institute (NEI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is the Federal government’s lead agency for vision research that leads to sight-saving treatments and plays a key role in reducing visual impairment and blindness.

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