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Since I have albinism, will my children have it, too?

There are several forms of albinism; however, the majority of cases are result of genetic inheritance. Both the parents have to carry the recessive gene to pass on albinism. A genetic counselor can help you determine the likelihood of whether your future children may have albinism.

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