Potential Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa

November 16, 2010

Valproic acid, used for seizures, was shown to improve visual fields in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) patients in a small study. Consider using it off-label until larger prospective studies are done, as it seems to be well-tolerated, and RP patients want options.

Dr. Ari Weitzner

http://eyedocnews.com/003711-a-treatment-for-retinitis-pigmentosa/

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