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Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of eye disorders in which the retina gets damaged, leading to vision impairment. It is an inherited eye condition. Loss of night vision, gradual loss of peripheral vision, and problems with seeing different colors are common symptoms. There is currently no treatment or cure available for this condition.

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My family member has an eye problem due to weekend vision. Could you please help?

Query: Hi doctor, I would want to inquire about an eye condition that a member of my family is experiencing. She is middle-aged and has an eye problem. She cannot see appropriately because her eyesight has weakened. Could you prescribe the details if I attach the laboratory results?  Read Full »

Dr. M. Anjali Shelbi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. After reviewing the report (attachment removed to protect patient's identity), I understood that the doctor had diagnosed posterior subcapsular cataract and retinitis pigmentosa. Cataract surgery is required for posterior subcapsular catar...  Read Full »

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