• Vitamin A Supplements and Retinitis Pigmentosa in Children

    Written By: Lynda Seminara
    Selected By: Neil M. Bressler, MD, and Deputy Editors

    Berson et al. compared the disease course of RP between children using oral vitamin A palmitate and a control group. Although definitive conclusions could not be drawn from their small retrospective study, the findings suggest that vitamin A therapy may slow the loss of cone function in children with common forms of RP.