Achromatopsie Selbsthilfegruppe e.V.

SYMPTOMS OF ACHROMATOPSIA ARE:
– complete color blindness
– low vision (<= 10%)
– extreme light sensitivity
– Nystagmus
THE SELF-HELP, SUPPORT GROUP
– supports affected persons and relatives
– enables exchange of experience
– informs about aids and promotion
– gives tips for everyday life

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Contact

Achromatopsie Selbsthilfegruppe e.V. 
Hans-Werner Merkelbach 
Graf-Recke-Str. 160 
D-40237 Düsseldorf

Phone + 49 211 26 17 72 95
kontakt@achromatopsie.de
www.achromatopsie.de

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Achromatopsie SHG - Symptoms

Symptomes and handicap

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In addition to total color blindness, extreme sensitivity to light and visual impairment (visual <= 0.1) are the handicaps of people with achromatopsia. Because of the strong sensitivity to glare, the congenital visual impairment is also called dayblindness. Ach

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Achromatopsie SHG - Film

Our Film

Categories: Education and training, Associations, institutions, organizations, clubs
The film “ACHROMATOPSIE – LIFE WITHOUT COLORS” informs about the very rare visual impairment. Affected people report on problems and possibilities in everyday life. A doctor talks about diagnosis and support.

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Achromatopsie SHG - GenTherapie

CNGA3 Gene Therapy Study

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At the Centre for Ophthalmology, University Hospital Tübingen, gene therapy in achromatopsia is investigated. After a phase 1 trial has proven safety and efficacy in adults, now children will also be treated.

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Achromatopsie SHG - colorADD

colorADD

Categories: Education and training, Associations, institutions, organizations, clubs
colorADD® helps color-blind people to find their way in a color-coded world. The symbols may be used to mark many things so that color-blind people will be able to recognize or name the colors.

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Netzhaut_Achromatopsie

Achromatopsie

Categories: Associations, institutions, organizations, clubs
Achromatopsia is a very rare eye disease. The image information of the cones on the retina is not transmitted to the brain. Therefore, no colors can be recognized. Vision is severely impaired.

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