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Are there now any preferred treatments for unilateral pellucid marginal degeneration. Two specialists have diagnosed this for me.

Are there now any preferred treatments for unilateral pellucid marginal degeneration. Two specialists have diagnosed this for me.

There is no cure: For this corneal thinning but the condition can be prevented from worsening by wearing glasses or contact lenses. The last recourse is corneal repair or transplant.Take care and god bless u ! http://eyewiki.Aao.Org/pellucid_marginal_corneal_degeneration. ...Read more

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How dangerous is latis degeneration?

How dangerous is latis degeneration?

Potenetially: Lattice degeneration is like a perforation in a peice of paper. If the back sticky layer of the vireous gel tugs on the retina in an area of lattice degeneration, the retina is more likely to tear and lead to retinal detachment.If you have acute onset of floaters , flashes at night or a curtain coming over your vision u need to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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How lattice degeneration should be managed?

How lattice degeneration should be managed?

Needs eval by eye MD: Lattice degeneration is a degenerative lesion in the periphery of the retina. It is a relatively common problem but in a few people, can lead to retinal holes and tears and retinal detachment. You should be examined carefully by an ophthalmologist (eye MD) and find out if any treatment is needed. This link has good information: http://eyewiki.aao.org/Lattice_Degeneration Good luck ...Read more

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Is it possible to prevent disc degeneration?

Is it possible to prevent disc degeneration?

No: Disc degeneration occurs naturally, and there may be genetic associations to this occurance. Injuries may also cause the start of the degeneration. The best advice is a good lumbar core exercise program for a healthy back, but there is no prevention of this condition (not even vitamins, nutriceuticals, etc.). ...Read more

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Is lattice degeneration a serious condition?

Is lattice degeneration a serious condition?

Need for follow-up: Lattice degeneration of retina may not be serious by itself but make the retina prone to tears and detachment. You should get your eyes checked regularly and if you notice any sudden change in vision, floaters etc see your eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Can my spine degeneration cause equilibrium issues?

Can my spine degeneration cause equilibrium issues?

No: However, ddd of the spine can cause tightness around the spinal cord and make your gait pattern change which you can feel is an equilibrium issue. Do you have spinal stenosis? ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about olivopontocerebellar degeneration?

No.: Not in 400 characters. "The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy" is available from Amazon. ...Read more

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What is the visual disorder progressive degeneration of rods and cones?

What is the visual disorder progressive degeneration of rods and cones?

Retinitis Pigmentosa: http://www.lighthouse.org/about-low-vision-blindness/vision-disorders/retinitis-pigmentosa/.

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