Leber's optic atrophy

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What is Leber's optic atrophy?

Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is an inherited form of vision loss. Blurring and clouding of vision are usually the first symptoms of this disorder. These vision problems may begin in one eye or simultaneously in both eyes.

Common symptoms reported by people with Leber's optic atrophy

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Treatments taken by people with Leber's optic atrophy

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Who has Leber's optic atrophy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 1
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

100% Female
0% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

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