otherwise known as Leber's optic atrophy, first documented by Theodor Leber (1840 - 1917) who was a German ophthalmologist. It is a hereditary visual slow but progressive disorder where peripheral vision remains normal however blind areas appear near the retina.

LEBER'S DISEASE: "Leber's optic atrophy, otherwise known as Leber's disease is a progressive and degrading visual condition which affects a small population."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LEBER'S DISEASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lebers-disease/ (accessed November 24, 2017).