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Choroideremia

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Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare inherited disorder that causes progressive vision loss, ultimately leading to complete blindness. The first symptom is generally night-blindness, followed by vision loss in the mid-periphery. These “blind spots” appear in an irregular ring, only leaving patches of peripheral vision, while central vision is still

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CHOROIDEREMIA

What is CHM?

Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare inherited disorder that causes progressive vision loss, ultimately leading to blindness.

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Alan Trowhill

Alan takes on first 10k

On Sunday August 24, Alan Trowhill continued his string of races for Team CHM – this time upping the distance

Rob Volker along with Parent's Betty & Jim, and sister Angie Clemens

Rob raises $725 at 5k event

On August 10th Rob Volker took on the “Know You Can” 5k sponsored by the Cincinnati Association for the Blind

Latest Research

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Dr. Robert Mclaren

Oxford Gene Therapy Research

Oxford University issues press release reporting on its 6-month results from the first ever Gene Therapy Trial for Choroideremia

Living with Choroideremia

The first symptom is generally night-blindness, followed by a loss of peripheral vision with increasing blind spots, the peripheral vision loss over time leads to tunnel vision and eventually blindness. Discover what it’s like for those living with Choroideremia.

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