Article from Australia shows that researchers have found one of the genes that cause strabismus.

From: Victorian BioPortal

08/06/2010

Gene behind ‘turned eyes’ uncovered

Gene behind ‘turned eyes’ uncovered

Researchers at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) have uncovered one of the genes responsible for strabismus that could lead to new treatments and ways to prevent the condition.

Strabismus – the condition that causes ‘crossed’ or ‘turned’ eyes – affects one in 50 Australians and is the most common eye disorder in children.

The study also reveals a link between some complex forms of the condition and broader neurological disorders

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