Usher's Syndrome Research Paper

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Imagine having poor eyesight and hearing loss, this is exactly what usher `s syndrome is. Usher`s syndrome weakens its victim’s hearing and eyesight. Usher`s syndrome is genetic which means that is inherited by a child from its parents. The chromosome 3q22.1 of the gene pchd15 is mutated when usher`s syndrome occurs. The symptoms of usher`s syndrome consist of retinitis pigments (which weakens eyesight), hearing loss, blindness during the night, and loss of peripheral vision. A verity of tests is done to determine whether a patient had usher`s such as visual field test, measuring peripheral vision, and having patients listen to variation of frequencies. There is not cure for usher`s syndrome but things can be done to make victims lives less

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