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A 33-year-old male asked:

hi, i was interested in changing careers to medicine, but i'm legally blind. is a medical career still an option?

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Dr. Murray Grossan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 73 years experience
Physical therapy: A type of medical career would be therapeutic massage. In some cultures it is the blind who are the best therapists. Being blind develops sense of touch and increases ability ot detect spasms and weakness in muscles.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
There are other options as well that include Psychiatry, Research, Health Administration, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Radiology, Pain Management, Addiction Medicine, and the list goes on and on and on.
Aug 9, 2014
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Medical career: If there is a will, there is a way.

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