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Characteristics and symptoms The characteristics and symptoms of albinism are - very light skin color - blondish-white colored hair - visual impairments that require glasses - tendency to sunburn easily - hearing impairments - blood-clotting problems - redpink eyes - Low Vision - Sensitivity to bright light and glare - involuntary eye movements - Slowness to see in infancy - Inability of the eyes to work together These are all symptoms of albinos but an albino can have perfect health and only suffer from very light skin Causes Albinism is caused when a person inherits two recessive genes that cause them to not produce the normal amount of melanin This makes their skin and hair lighter and can cause their eyes to appear redpink The other conditions that come with this condition are caused overtime mainly from sun damage because there is no melanin to block the sun and stop them from getting sun damage Treatments There is no cure for albinism but there are treatments for the conditions associated with it For the vision problems contact lenses glasses or laser surgery will correct the problem For the eye problems that are caused by the eye movements there are simple operations that will fix the eye that is not functioning properly As for the superficial Characteristics such as the white skin and hair and the redpink eyes makeup fake tan and coloured contact lenses can all hide the problem Resources httpwwwgeocitiescomjudice363bioptreatmentshtml wwwblindbabiesorgfactsheetalbinismhtm wwwalbinismorgpublicationswhatisalbinismhtml wwwrevoptomcomHANDBOOKSECT58aHTM wwwmedtermscomscriptmainartasparticlekey2186 wwwhealthopediacomalbinismsymptomshtml
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