Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
189 Doctors are Online

Retinitis pigmentosa problem. Taking ayurvedic treatment but slow improvement. How can constant eyesight be achieved?

i got ur email id from internet. my younger brother having retinitis pigmentosa problem. he is already taking ayurvedic treatment. his eys not improving but after starting this treatmente eye site decreasing rate is someing slow rather than before taking treatment but its not a cure till now eye site is decreasing so pls give me any suggestion to do constant eye site atleast... kindly give me ur contact number also to communicate with regarding my brother eye
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  49
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Dear user
Retinitis pigmentosa is a inherited disease affecting the rods of retina.
But unfortunately there is no cure to the retinitis pigmentosa as of now.
The treatment of this condition is mainly by
slowing down the progression of the disease by using vitamin A, antioxidant drugs..

treatment of complications like macular edema by acetazolamide tablets

use of low visual aids in advanced cases

future research like retinal chip implants are of future hope but still in experimental stage

based on this i can advice you to get examination of the eye to find out the severity of the disease and treatment accordingly.
Answered: Thu, 11 Jul 2013
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor