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What can damage your cones and rods, making you eventually blind?
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology
In brief: Many things
The list is long, but many genetic diseases cause progressive degeneration of the photoreceptors, such as retinitis pigmentosa.
Exposure to extremely bright lights or laser light can damage the retina. Prolonged exposure to high levels of alcohol or tobacco can cause retinal degeneration.

In brief: Many things
The list is long, but many genetic diseases cause progressive degeneration of the photoreceptors, such as retinitis pigmentosa.
Exposure to extremely bright lights or laser light can damage the retina. Prolonged exposure to high levels of alcohol or tobacco can cause retinal degeneration.
Dr. Matheson Harris
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