Julie Rergyamdee's Profile
My store is dedicated to my sweet, energetic, adorable nephew, Galen. 100% of $ made goes towards Usher Syndrome research.
A little bit about Usher Syndrome:
Usher syndrome is the most common condition that affects both hearing and vision. The major symptoms of Usher syndrome are hearing loss and an eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa. Retinitis pigmentosa causes night-blindness and a loss of peripheral vision (side vision) through the progressive degeneration of the retina. The retina is a light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye and is crucial for vision. As retinitis pigmentosa progresses, the field of vision narrows, a condition known as “tunnel vision,” until only central vision (the ability to see straight ahead) remains. Many people with Usher syndrome also have severe balance problems.
- Joined November 26, 2009