An experienced geneticist may recognize subtle differences in facial characteristics.
Geneticist: a specialist in genetic disorders.
It is helpful for the families of a child diagnosed with retinoblastoma to meet with a genetic specialist such as a genetic counselor and/or geneticist.
Evaluations by a pediatric developmental specialist and a geneticist may be of benefit.
Individuals with developmental delay or birth defects may be referred to a clinical geneticist for genetic testing or to a developmental pediatrician or neurologist for evaluation and diagnosis of FAS.