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There is currently nothing that can be done for someone that is diagnosed with LCA, but there is hope.

Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis

Leber‘s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) is a rare genetic disease that results in a progressive loss of vision. Those affected with LCA eventually will go blind, typically in their late teens to early twenties.

The Visual Cycle and the role of Vitamin A in RDH12-LCA
Diagnosis & Testing

LCA is an inherited retinal degenerative disease. IF you are diagnosed with LCA it is vital to get genetically tested.   

Learn about the current gene therapy research and treatment methods available today.  

You Can Make A Difference

Find out more about how you can raise public awareness for LCA and related diseases.

Host or volunteer at a fundraising event near you. Proceeds raised support research dedicated to the development of new therapies for RDH12. 

Our Mission: To unite families diagnosed with the rare genetic disease and provide information, support and hope for a cure.
Give Today

The RDH12 Foundation is the only non-profit totally dedicated to the cure of this rare eye disease. Because RDH12–LCA is so rare it is considered a 'disease orphan'. Hundreds of children around the globe are waiting for a cure.

Your help is essential, and will make a difference—we will never give up on our children, and we will never stop fighting for their well-being.

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