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Treatment for night blindness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello XXXXXXXX Here
User :   May i know your name plz
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Dr.
User :   I am suffering from night blindness
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Is there any treatment for this?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Computer Operator/Single/Yes
User :   Age-28
Doctor :   treatment typically consists of oral upplementation with vitamin A
Doctor :   take more of food such as eggs, dairy products, organ meats, and some fish. Low intake of fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   Zinc helps night blindness in people who are zinc-deficient
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   we need to know the cause
Doctor :   of ur problem
Doctor :   if it is due to lack of vitamin A
Doctor :   then the following treatment works well
User :   I donot know the cause but doctor says it is heridity
Doctor :   nutritional factors, genetics, uncorrected nearsightedness or an eye disease such as cataracts, macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa these are the causes
User :   my problem grow day by day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when it the problem start
User :   Is there any medicine for that?
Doctor :   Genetheraphy is one
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   but still research is taking place
Doctor :   replacing the mutant gene with healthy gene
User :   yes my doctor also says that
Doctor :   it will take time
Doctor :   for this treatment to become reality
User :   it is possible in india
Doctor :   it will take time
Doctor :   sure so day in future
Doctor :   it will come
User :   how much time it will need to come
Doctor :   cant say how much time it will
Doctor :   reasearch is taking place
Doctor :   it will take some time before they find the procedure is safe
Doctor :   to be tried in humans
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
User :   ok thank your sir for suggestion
Doctor :   v
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   i want please inform me as soon as possible through my mail thx for u'r valuable suggestion god bless you
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   definately
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