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Late onset dominant cone dystrophy with early blue cone involvement.
  1. L N Went,
  2. M J van Schooneveld,
  3. J A Oosterhuis
  1. Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.


    A dominant cone dystrophy spanning seven generations was found in a pedigree from the Netherlands. The onset of the decline of visual acuity started after the age of 20, while a near complete absence of blue cone function (a so-called tritan defect) already existed before the presence of any ophthalmological abnormalities.

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