These striking images of Stargardt’s disease were taken with the Optos wide angle retina camera. The color image was taken at the 100 degree setting. The fluorescein angiography images were taken at the 100 and 200 degree settings.
Stargardt’s is an inherited juvenile macular degeneration which is usually diagnosed before age 20. Central vision is gradually lost with no loss of peripheral vision. The progress of the disease is variable, with 50% having a visual acuity of 20/200 or worse by age 50.
Currently there is no treatment for Stargardt’s disease.