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I am wondering if there are any hereditary causes of progressive loss of vision to complete blindness that typically don't occur until an adult/elderly?

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Dr. Richard Wieder
Ophthalmology

In brief: Herediary loss

Of vision has many causes.
One common cause is macular degeneration, which many think is at least partially inherited. One more unusual cause is retinitis pigmentosa. This typically causes gradual deterioration during adult life.

In brief: Herediary loss

Of vision has many causes.
One common cause is macular degeneration, which many think is at least partially inherited. One more unusual cause is retinitis pigmentosa. This typically causes gradual deterioration during adult life.
Dr. Richard Wieder
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