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Can retinitis pigmentosa always cause complete blindness?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

While the majority of rp patients lose enough function to be legally blind, few go to complete blindness. Some retain much useful vision later in life. The pattern is variably and the genetics are still being studied to try and identify which is which in advance.

Answered Oct 6, 2017

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