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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Ocular albinism type 1


Other Names for this Disease
  • Nettleship-Falls type ocular albinism
  • OA1
  • Ocular albinism, Nettleship-Falls type
  • X-linked ocular albinism
  • X-linked recessive ocular albinism
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Your Questions Answered


3 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • How does this affect vision at night? Is night vision better or worse than day vision? How can one accommodate vision and deal with the light? Are there any learning disabilities associated with albinism? What about driving? Click here for answer

  • How bad will it get? I'm 43. Will it get worse? Click here for answer

  • I'm a woman who has ocular albinism 1. I'm the only person in my family that has it. My question is: I am pregnant and I want to know my chances of having children with ocular albinism? Will my sons or daughters be more affected? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Nettleship-Falls type ocular albinism
  • OA1
  • Ocular albinism, Nettleship-Falls type
  • X-linked ocular albinism
  • X-linked recessive ocular albinism
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.