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Peripheral Cone Dystrophy: A Diagnostic Improbability?

Vaphiades, Michael S. DO; Doyle, Jennifer I. MD

Section Editor(s): McCulley, Timothy J. MD

doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000119
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Abstract: A 19-year-old man reported bilateral peripheral visual field loss, hemeralopia, and photophobia. Examination and testing was in keeping with peripheral cone dystrophy. This rare entity is discussed.

Departments of Ophthalmology (MSV, JD), Neurology (MSV), and Neurosurgery (MSV), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

Address correspondence to Michael S. Vaphiades, DO, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Suite 601, 700 South, 18th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233; E-mail:

Supported in part by an unrestricted grant from the Research to Prevent Blindness Inc, New York, NY.

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

© 2014 by North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society