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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
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Yes: Retinis pigmentosa and similiar disorders can cause this.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Fish, Vitamins: Recent studies have shown that eating fish (tuna, salmon) can decrease progression of age related macular degeneration by up to 40%. Age related macu ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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No problem: Eyes have wonderful neurological and chemical adaptation built in. They will readily accomodate this change in light intensity and suffer no harm.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Rod cells: Night vision is control by the rod cells. You may have weaker rod cells function in that side? Or you may have cataract which filter outs light. It ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Maybe: Wearing slightly more (minus) myopic glasses improves the vision of many people at night because it corrects the myopic shift that occurs in darkness. ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Needs evaluation: Is the vision from the right eye poor at night compared to the left eye or does it simply not adapt to the dark well at night compared to the left eye ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
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Eye exam: It would be distinctly unusual for a person at age 50 to develop poor night vision in just one eye. Possible causes might include cataract, or retinal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Is this chronic?: If this is a longstanding condition (as far back as you can remember) it is likely permanent. If it started recently (over the last few months or a f ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
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If : If your night vision has never been good--this may be genetic or it may be from undercorrected eye glasses or contacts. Have your eye doc do a measur ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Yes: If you lost vision in one eye it could be a sign of a much more serious problem. You need to see a doctor right away for an evaluation. There are many ... Read More
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