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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have health anxiety and im so frightened that im going to become blind one day in my life. i see large dots and i get visual auras is blindness rare?

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Dr. Mark Sibley
LASIK Surgery 45 years experience
99% chance of vision: It is easier said than done, but you can ''relax''....While a healthy concern about your health is beneficial, almost 99% of causes of blindness can be prevented..Get a full eye exam to re-assure you...The symptoms you do mention sound ''innocent'' but let your doctor confirm that it truly is after the eye exam..Be sure to ask the doctor these questions...Keep us posted..

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Last updated Dec 29, 2017

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