Early Screening, Treatment of Vision Problems Important for PWS Patients

Early Screening, Treatment of Vision Problems Important for PWS Patients

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Early Screening, Treatment of Vision Problems Important for PWS Patients

Vision problems such as lazy eye, farsightedness, and strabismus — when the eyes don’t line up in the same direction — are more common in people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) than among their healthy peers, a study shows. These findings, along with data showing that vision problems may negatively affect physical activity and learning in a patient population that already faces impairments in such areas, highlight the importance of early screening and treatment of vision problems…

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