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From the Archives Journals
February 21, 2007

Genetic Ophthalmology and the Era of Clinical Care

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: National Eye Institute (Dr Sieving) and National Human Genome Research Institute (Dr Collins), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

JAMA. 2007;297(7):733-736. doi:10.1001/jama.297.7.733

Genetics is rapidly entering the realm of clinical medicine. The January and February 2007 issues of the Archives of Ophthalmology, a member of the JAMA and Archives Journals family of publications, provide a view into the field of medical genetics through the remarkable recent advances in ophthalmic genetics that are beginning to drive medical vision care.1,2