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Retinal degradation disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   what is retinal Degradtion disease ?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   what is retinal Degradtion disease ? Is it curable ?
Doctor :   retina
User :   yup
Doctor :   is a layer
Doctor :   inside the vitreuos cavity
Doctor :   certain reassons
Doctor :   degenerative
User :   Is it curable ? My relative is suffering from it and had been advised by many doctors that they can't cure. Is it true ?
Doctor :   usually it starts in later parts of life
Doctor :   i n the elderly
Doctor :   There's no treatment available to reverse retinal degeneration. But this doesn't mean you'll eventually lose all of your sight.
Doctor :   it progresses slowly, and many people with the condition are able to live relatively normal, productive lives, especially if only one eye is affected.

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