My opthalmologist said that I have optic disk drusen on both eyes, slightly worse on the right one. I took a vision field test to check for peripheral vision problems and I do have problems with peripheral vision. I am being sent to a specialist. I am very concerned that this will cause blindness. The doctor said there could be a tumor, but it's very rare. Can you explain to me what optic disc drusen are, the risk of tumors and if this could cause blindness? I am concerned because she is sending me to a specialist so I'm thinking it must be bad. I'm 34 years old, female, in good health. Thanks!
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