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If there is a retinopathy but the cause is unknown, what kind of physician should i see?

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Dr. Allen Seely answered

Specializes in General Practice

If 'retinopathy' is the diagnosis then a retina specialist is who you need. Your doctors will refer you.

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

These are handled by retinal specialists (ophthalmologists who concentrate on the back of the eye). Your general ophthalmoolgist can recommend a good one for you. Occasionally the condition is sufficiently rare that you might need a referral to a major medical center with an expert dealing with rare disease.

Answered Jun 4, 2012

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Dr. Paul Bruer answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

You should consult and eye md (ophthalmologist) if a retinal specialist is available he/she would be the best choice.

Answered May 21, 2013

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