Recent Examples of amaurosis from the Web
Eye doctors, parents and patients were unanimous in their support of approving the treatment, which would be aimed at the one in a million children with a specific genetic defect that causes Leber congenital amaurosis, or LCA for short.
On Thursday, an FDA advisory panel gave the green light for the therapy, which can improve the vision of people with a rare genetic disorder called Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA).
There are actually many kinds of retinal dystrophies, including Leber congenital amaurosis and retinitis pigmentosa.
Children with the dysfunctional gene often are diagnosed at an early age with disorders such as Leber congenital amaurosis or retinitis pigmentosa.
Twenty years ago, at the age of eight weeks, my nephew Alan was diagnosed with Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA), a rare disease that limits retinal development.
Twelve patients who were blinded by Leber’s congenital amaurosis showed signs of recovery after getting a genetic treatment in one of their eyes.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'amaurosis.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of amaurosis
First Known Use: circa 1657See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up amaurosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).