The Southwest Eye Registry
The Southwest Eye Registry (SER) is a regional database encompassing Texas and the neighboring states of New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, with the Dallas metropolitan area at the core. Patients with inherited retinal degenerations or allied disorders are referred for inclusion in the database by ophthalmologists specializing in retinal diseases. The SER was established to serve as a formal mechanism to maintain clinical, functional, and molecular genetic data generated by the Retina Foundation of the Southwest (RFSW; Dallas, TX), the Human Genetics Center (Univ. Texas; Houston, TX) and collaborating laboratories. Reported here is an initial analysis of this database.
KeywordsMacular Degeneration Retinitis Pigmentosa Retinal Degeneration Retinal Disease Database Population
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