• Vitreous fluorophotometry was used to assess the functional integrity of the blood-retinal barrier in four female carriers of X-linked recessive retinitis pigmentosa. Abnormal findings in all four carriers suggest that a defect in the blood-retinal barrier, detectable by vitreous fluorophotometry, is a sensitive means by which carriers can be identified.
David K. Gieser, Gerald A. Fishman, José Cunha-Vaz. X-Linked Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa and Vitreous FluorophotometryA Study of Female Heterozygotes. Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(2):307–310. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020030303013