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Can retinitis pigmentosa cause blindness?

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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Retinal Chip

Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of inherited disorders that cause degeneration of the retina and vision loss.
Depending on the type, some vision can be retained throughout life, in other cases, not.. There is a new retinal implant which restores crude central vision( argus ii) for those who are blind from rp.

In brief: Retinal Chip

Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of inherited disorders that cause degeneration of the retina and vision loss.
Depending on the type, some vision can be retained throughout life, in other cases, not.. There is a new retinal implant which restores crude central vision( argus ii) for those who are blind from rp.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Michael Manning
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

While the rates of progression can vary, blindness can occur.

In brief: Yes

While the rates of progression can vary, blindness can occur.
Dr. Michael Manning
Dr. Michael Manning
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