Albinism

About- Albinism also called achromasia is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes.

Symptoms-

 An absence of colour or lighter than normal colour in the hair, skin, or eyes
 Patches of skin that have an absence of colour 

Other associated problems related to vision are

 Strabismus (crossed eyes)
 Photophobia (sensitivity to light)
 Nystagmus (involuntary rapid eye movements)
 Impaired vision or blindness
 Astigmatism 

Causes-
The main reason of Albinism is the defect in one of several genes that produce or distribute melanin
 
Specialists to Visit-

 Dermatologist
 Geneticist
 Ophthalmologist
 Optometrist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org

https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.albinism.org/
https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov
 

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