National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Usher Syndrome is the National Eye Institute
Usher syndrome is an inherited disease that causes serious hearing loss and retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disorder that causes your vision to get worse over time. It is the most common condition that affects both hearing and vision.
There are three types of Usher syndrome:
NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)