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What kind of diseases besides glaucoma can cause blindness?

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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology

In brief: Many

Too many to list but macular degeneration is another major one for people over the age of 50.

In brief: Many

Too many to list but macular degeneration is another major one for people over the age of 50.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Many

Anything that damages the visual system can cause "blindness, " which in of itself has various definitions.
Thus, cornea problems, lens problems, retina problems, optic nerve problems, brain problems. Can be divided into reversible and non-reversible causes.

In brief: Many

Anything that damages the visual system can cause "blindness, " which in of itself has various definitions.
Thus, cornea problems, lens problems, retina problems, optic nerve problems, brain problems. Can be divided into reversible and non-reversible causes.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Many

Macular degneration, diabetes, retinitis pigmentosa, macular holes, retinal detachments, vascular disease and others.
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In brief: Many

Macular degneration, diabetes, retinitis pigmentosa, macular holes, retinal detachments, vascular disease and others.
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Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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