Peripheral Cone Dystrophy: A Diagnostic Improbability?

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

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

Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology:
doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000119
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Abstract

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.

Author Information

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: vaph@uab.edu

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