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Is there a cure for color blindness?

Is there a cure for color blindness?

No: This is an inherited deficiency in the spectrum of the photoreceptors in your retina. Red color contacts have been proposed for relief but these merely shift the axis of non-recognition inducing a new type of color deficiency. There is no cure although a stem cell bit of research has worked to improve the color recognition in laboratory animals. ...Read more

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Dr. David Chandler
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Color Blind (Definition)

Ophthalmologist prefer to use the term color deficit as blindness conveys other meanings. Lowered color perception can be inherited (many forms), can result from advanced loss of retinal cells, inherited retinal disease, and some forms occur due to CNS injury. There are excellent tests for the various types and they can be functionally ...Read more


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What is the treatment for color blindness?

What is the treatment for color blindness?

None: Most color deficiency is inherited and suggested means such as a red contact lens over one eye merely shift the axis of color confusion to another pattern. Color blindness can be acquired in severe retinal disease like advanced diabetes and also optic nerve disease. Improvement is possible here if the underlying disease can be treated. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cortical blindness?

Is there a cure for cortical blindness?

No: That's when you're brain can't process the information, and eye is usually fine.There is no treatement for this at this time. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy for protanopia?

Is there a remedy for protanopia?

No definitive cure…: But one site offered management suggestions:, certain types of tinted filters & contact lenses may help an individual better distinguish different colors. Optometrists can supply a singular red-tint contact lens to wear on the non-dominant eye. Software & cybernetic devices have been developed (eyeborg) a device that allows colorblind to hear sounds representing colors. Google eyeborg. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentoa?

Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentoa?

None yet: No cure as of yet. We are working hard on this and many exciting breakthroughs have occurred but no definitive cure. ...Read more

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Is there a drug treatment for melanoma?

Is there a drug treatment for melanoma?

Yes: It has been an exciting year in melanoma. There were two new melanoma drugs approved last year and one of these agents was able to demonstrate a survival benefit, something which has not been demonstrated in over 20 years. ...Read more

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Is colour blindness genetic? And is there really a cure?

Is colour blindness genetic? And is there really a cure?

Yes: Yes, color blindness is genetic. There are different types. Red-green is the most common. No actual treatment. Orange is added to red, and blue is added to green in order to make them easier for the color blind person to see. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for melasma?

Is there a treatment for melasma?

Peels, laser: Bleaching creams are helpful, but a combination treatment may be needed combining laser with a q switched yag and bleaching cream. A newer non irritating bleaching products obtains coffeberry extract revaleskin for people sensitive to hydroquinone. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for schizencephaly?

Is there a treatment for schizencephaly?

For symptoms: Treatment for individuals with schizencephaly generally consists of physical therapy, occupational therapy, treatment for seizures, and, in cases that are complicated by hydrocephalus, a shunt. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for anisocoria?

Is there a cure for anisocoria?

Anisocoria: Difference in size of pupils is seen in 20% population, most are asymptomatic. If there is underlying neurologic problem to cause it, that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for retinal damages?

Is there a cure for retinal damages?

Yes and no: There are lots of causes of retinal damage-you need to be more specific. If the damage is from swelling or bleeding under or in the retina, there are treatments to resolve these problems and restore retinal function. If the the retina is scarred, then there are no surgeries or drugs to regenerate the retina. ...Read more

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Is there is a treatment for viltigo?

Is there is a treatment for viltigo?

Vitiligo: See the following web site. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vitiligo/ds00586/dsection=treatments-and-drugs.

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Is there a cure for incontinentia pigmenti?

No: see http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/incontinentia-pigmenti

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Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentosa or nightblindness?

Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentosa or nightblindness?

No: Retinitis pigmentosa (rp) is a defect in the lining tissue under the retina called the retinal pigment epithelium (rpe). It can be hereditary or sporadic , affect males or females, be found alone or with hearing or other neurological abnormalities. Treatment options are still experimental involving stem cell implantation, or gene therapy but none of these treatments are available yet to the public. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for anemia?

Is there a treatment for anemia?

Rx Underlying Cause: Anemia is defined as an abnormally low red blood cell (rbc)count. This may be due to decreased production of rbcs by the bone marrow, or increased destruction or loss (ie bleeding). The precise cause can be narrowed down by a formal exam and simple blood tests, sometimes supplemented by x-ray or endoscopy. Once the cause is identified, the anemia may be treated. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for baldness genetic and what is the best treatment ؟؟?

Is there a cure for baldness genetic and what is the best treatment ؟؟?

Hair already gone?: If your hair is already gone there is no cure for baldness. If your hair is just sending you can use topical Minoxidil and also consider propecia (finasteride). ...Read more

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Is there a cure or treatment for Ebola?

Is there a cure or treatment for Ebola?

Ebola Virus: Currently there is not a cure for Ebola virus. The patient may be hospitalized, placed in isolation & provided intensive care measures such as: oxygen, medication to maintain blood pressure, blood transfusions (platelets or fresh blood), intravenous fluids & electrolytes & treatment of co-existing infections. Zmapp is a biopharmacuetical drug that is being used experimentally for Ebola. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for chlamydia?

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Is there a treatment for chlamydia?

Yes: Several different antibiotics can be used.

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Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentosa?

Is there a cure for retinitis pigmentosa?

Retinal Chip: Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of inherited disorders that cause degeneration of the retina. Depending on the type, some vision can be retained throughout life, in other cases, not. The most common symptoms are night blindness and gradual loss of peripheral vision. There is no cure, but there is a new retinal implant which restores crude central vision ( argus ii) for those who are blind from rp. ...Read more

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Dr. Damien Luviano
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Blindness (Definition)

Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more