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Does anybody playing any outdoor sport have retinitis pigmentosa disorder?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
RP athletes: Patient with early retinitis pigmentosa can successfully play sports. As the disease advances, participation can become difficult due to visual field constriction and/or poor central vision. I am not aware of current professional athletes with rp but i doubt they would want this issue public knowledge.
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