Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Tips to treat Albinism

Albinism is a congenital disorder which affects the enzyme tyrosinase involved in melanin productions. Due to  melanin disorder it leaves little or no color on skin, hair and eyes. Albinism in eyes leads to visual defects such as photophobia, astigmatism and nystagmus. Albinism in skin leads to skin cancer and other skin disorders. Albinism is also called as achromia.

Symptoms of Albinism:

  • Patches of skin color.
  • Absence of color in hair, skin and in iris of eyes.
  • Other symptoms due to albinism such Vision defects and 
  • Skin cancer


1. To protect your skin from sunburn, you can cover up the skin with clothes and other sun screen cream to prevent  ultraviolet rays to not to enter.

2. To protect your eyes to avoid visual defects, you can go for sun glasses. Surgery are also done for photophobia, astigmatism and nystagmus.

3. Protect yourself from disease and disorder caused by albinism.

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