Low Vision

The Big Switch to Apple Products

Apple vs Android It a new day and everywhere you look, people are connected to the internet all day. Some for work and some for play. Social Media plays a big roll in keeping us connected, even at great distances. For someone like me, it’s essential because in marketing andContinue Reading

Albinism and Respect for persons with Albinism

We are more than the superficial characteristics of our person, but everywhere we look someone is finding a way to bring attention to things that trouble them and become a leader in their own right, by being he solution to their issue. (in theory it sounds good…. but is thatContinue Reading

Well, The Albinism Alliance Group is soaring to new heights with the continuation of our new interactive web-mag! I am super excited about many of the updates and the out pour of support from friends and family, helping to get the word out. TAAG just celebrated it’s twelfth anniversary inContinue Reading

Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1 Synonym: OCA1. Includes: Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A (OCA1A), Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1B (OCA1B)   Characteristics.¬†Oculocutaneous albinism type 1 (OCA1) is characterized by hypopigmentation of the skin and hair and the distinctive ocular changes found in all types of albinism, including: nystagmus; reduced iris pigment with irisContinue Reading

Individuals with all variations of OCA1 have white or nearly white scalp hair, brows, and lashes; white skin; and blue irides with extensive transillumination at birth. The presence of white scalp hair at birth should not be the exclusive clinical criterion for OCA1 because some persons with OCA2 may seemContinue Reading