Usher Syndrome

What is Usher Syndrome?

Usher syndrome is an inherited condition that results in serious hearing loss and progressive vision loss caused by retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Usher syndrome is usually present at birth or shortly thereafter.


Helen Keller National Center
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050
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Foundation for Fighting Blindness
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Owings Mills, MD 21117-2220
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National Institutes of Health-Usher syndrome

Last Revised: January 9, 2018