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Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare inherited disorder that causes progressive vision loss, ultimately leading to complete blindness. The first symptom is generally night-blindness, followed by vision loss in the mid-periphery. These “blind spots” appear in an irregular ring, only leaving patches of peripheral vision, while central vision is still

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Living with Choroideremia

This picture series shows the difference between a full visual field and the severely diminished field of a person in the advanced stages of Choroideremia Use the slider bar below to see the progression of the disease as a person ages, or click on any image to view a larger slideshow.

age: 35