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Balazs Varsanyi

Current Research Projects

  • Complex examination of inherited retinal disorders
  • Colour vision deficiencies
  • New electrophysiological and psychophysical methods


  • Electrophysiology
  • Colour vision testing
  • Molecular genetic analysis

Selected Publications

  1. Balázs Varsányi, Bernd Wissinger, Susanne Kohl, Katja Koeppen, Ágnes Farkas
    Clinical and genetic features of Hungarian achromatopsia patients
    Molecular Vision, 2005;11:996-1001
  2. Balázs Varsányi, Gábor Somfai, Balázs Lesch, Rita Vámos, Ágnes Farkas
    Optical coherence tomography of the macula in congenital achromatopsia
    Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 2007; 48: 2249-2253
  3. Kohl S, Varsányi B, Antunes GA, Baumann B, … Zrenner E, Sharpe LT, Cremers FP, and Wissinger B.
    CNGB3 mutations account for almost 50% of all cases with autosomal recessive achromatopsia
    European Journal of Human Genetics, 2005, Volume 13, 3
  4. Ecsedy M., Szamosi A., Karkó C., Zubovics L., Varsányi B., Récsán Zs.
    OCT imaged macular structure in formerly preterm children
    Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 2007
  5. Balázs Lesch, Viktória Szabó, Melinda Kánya, Balázs Varsányi, Gábor M. Somfai, János Hargitai, Rita Vámos, Orsolya Fiedler, Ágnes Farkas
    Truncation of retinoschisin protein associated with a novel splice site mutation in the RS1 gene
    Molecular Vision 2008; 14:1549-1558

Research Group

ERG (Electrophsiology, Retinal Imaging, Genetics) Group


Semmelweis University

Department of Ophthalmology
Maria utca 39
1085 Budapest

Phone: +36-1-266-0513



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