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I am suffering from night blindness, suggest me the treatment

Am 20 years old and am having night blindness . I have checked with many doctors but they said there is no prevention for this. what to do? can you pls tel me is there any way to correct this problem or to reduce eye sight with medicine or by doing surgeries?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello dear
Thanks for your query.

There are multiple causes of night blindness like --
Retinitis pigmentosa
oguchi disease
pathological myopia
peripheral cortical cataract
refractive surgery (LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy, radial keratotomy)
Sorsby's fundus dystrophy
Vitamin A deficiency

You must get a check up from a good ophthalmologist and identify the underlying cause. Have Vit A supplements because Vit A deficiency is a common cause of night blindness.

Hope this helps.

Take care
Answered: Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
I suggest you some of home remedies for your problem i hope it will you in correction
1. Always wear sunglasses when you're out on a sunny day, so that your eyes won't have to do as much correction or adjustment when you again reach in normal light or inside and take off your sunglasses. If someone is suffering from myopia then use of Anti-Reflective Glasses is best for preventing night blindness.

2. If someone frequently suffering from eye strain or eye tension, then at the time of knitting, reading, working on the computer, etc., it is essential that you avoid working these things so long. And make sure when you are reading or kitting you have plenty of light. Or when working on the computer, take regular breaks (at least once an hour), so that your eyes get some time to relax.

3. As in many cases, night blindness commonly caused because of deficiency of vitamin A. Try to include more animal foods, like eggs, meats, fish, and dairy products in your diet. Also increase consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables in your daily diet.

4.Wash your eyes with cold water whenever you feel stress in your eyes.

Take care
Answered: Mon, 28 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Manish Rijhwani's  Response
take tab. vit a once a day
also take tab. saptamrit lauh 1 tab thrice a day
also trifala ghrit 5ml thrice a day
Answered: Tue, 29 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Anshita Singh Rathore's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic forum

Yes its true that there is not treatment for this in conventional medicines.
But some homeopathic remedies have seen to work well for this condition.


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Answered: Sun, 27 Mar 2011
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