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Night blindness

I just have to clarify whether night blindness from genetic disorder can be cured or not? If so please explain me the recent treatment.
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
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Hello I am sorry but night blindness due to genetic disorder like RP is not curable... He can instead use low vision devices
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Venkat Raghav
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Hello..., It is not a disease, but rather a symptom of an underlying disorder or problem, it has both genetic and non genetic causes ..treatable causes include cataract ,nearsightedness, retinal detachment , vitamin A deficiency which is rare during these days .. Retinitis pigmentosa is a genetic cause which cannot be cured.. Treatment depends on underlying cause ,consult opthalmologist .
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Dr. Ram Nath
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon 31 yrs exp Delhi
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