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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not uncommon: Most elderly folks gradually lose their retinal rods, and slowly and steadily have trouble seeing at night, but a disorder called retinitis pigments c ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
25 years experience Family Medicine
Nyctalopia: Or night blindness is a symptom of something else such as myopia or malnutrition it is treated based on the cause. It is the inability to see at night ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Genetics: There are congenital issues that can cause night blindness---it is rarely acquired unless there is severe retinal disease.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Nothing: Unless you have vitamin a deficiency, which is quite rare.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
25 years experience Family Medicine
Nyctalopia: Or night blindness is a symptom of something else such as myopia or malnutrition it is treated based on the cause. It is the inability to see at night ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
25 years experience Family Medicine
Nyctalopia: Or night blindness is a symptom of something else such as myopia or malnutrition it is treated based on the cause. It is the inability to see at night ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
25 years experience Family Medicine
Can you see at night: If you are having difficulty seeing in low light like at night you should be evaluated by an eye doctor?
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
29 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Depends: If you have a retinal degeneration, there are several experimental treatments. Coenzyme q10 is one, and there are others. Avoidance of inflammatory fo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on the cause: If it is from a cause like cataracts, then surgery can be performed. It is due to a retinal condition like retinitis pigmentosa, then likely no. It ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Nyctalopia: Night blindness refers to the reduced ability of the retinal rods to function under reduced lighting conditions. This affects functioning outside at n ... Read More
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