• Retinitis Pigmentosa Genetics

    October 7, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    RP can either be Autosomal Dominant, Autosomal Recessive or X-Linked. Mutations typically cluster in 3 domains of Rhodopsin. 1. The CYS110-CYS187 Bond 2. The Chromophore Binding Pocket 3. Amino Acids in the cytoplasmic tail that...

  • HOW TO TELL DOT BLOT vs. MICRO ANEURYSM

    June 14, 2011 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

    Distinguishing Dot Blot / Micro Aneurysm First off keep the following in mind... - Cotton wool spots last about 6 weeks - Flame Hemorrhages last about 6 weeks - Dot Blot Hemorrhages last about 6 months - Microaneurysm's last >6...