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Retina SA Northern Gauteng Branch

Retina South Africa was established in 1980 as the South African Retinitis Pigmentosa Society.

Retina South Africa is a patient-driven action group that has branches in all the major centres in South Africa.  Our major focus is:

  • Support of the Retinal Degeneration Research project at the University of Cape Town to find the genetic mutations in South African families
  • Facilitation of genetic testing to identify those patients who will benefit from clinical trials and imminent therapy
  • Public Awareness of retinal degeneration
  • Patient support including education, referral and intervention
  • Collaboration with local and international agencies and researchers
  • Fund raising to support this work

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