This is a group of eye problems that affects the retina. Retinitis Pigmentosa is a genetic condition that is passed down in families.
The type that is inherited varies from person to person - thus the symptoms are also different.
If it is known to run in families, genetic testing is a must.
Since this is a genetic disease, there is no single treatment for the same.
VissionTip : If you have Retinitis Pigmentosa, and plan to have children, you might want to speak with a genetic counselor to learn about your chance of passing this eye condition to your children.