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Is it possible for eye sight to worsen until you actually turn blind?

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Dr. Clement Cheng
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

There are many eye conditions that can cause gradual vision loss and ultimately lead to blindness.
Some of these conditions are more treatable while others are less so. The common causes include diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

In brief: Yes

There are many eye conditions that can cause gradual vision loss and ultimately lead to blindness.
Some of these conditions are more treatable while others are less so. The common causes include diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts.
Dr. Clement Cheng
Dr. Clement Cheng
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology

In brief: Sure!

Gradual decline of vision to different disease processes such as cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy are leading causes.
Some are treatable, and some preventable. Annual eye examination by an eye doctor is very important. When issues have been identified, it is best to seek the care of an ophthalmologist.

In brief: Sure!

Gradual decline of vision to different disease processes such as cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy are leading causes.
Some are treatable, and some preventable. Annual eye examination by an eye doctor is very important. When issues have been identified, it is best to seek the care of an ophthalmologist.
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Common causes of blindness include uncorrected refractive error (need for glasses), cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, uncontrolled diabetes.
All of these conditions may progress to the point of blindness if not correctly managed. See your local ophthalmologist if you cannot see well.

In brief: Yes

Common causes of blindness include uncorrected refractive error (need for glasses), cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, uncontrolled diabetes.
All of these conditions may progress to the point of blindness if not correctly managed. See your local ophthalmologist if you cannot see well.
Dr. Theodore Wu
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