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Can surgery correct a blind eye due to a genetic problem?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 63 years experience
Genetic blindness: It depends on what the type of blindness is. If it affects the retina and optic nerve there is no corrective surgery for this. If it is due to a deep amblyopia there is no corrective surgery.
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