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Retinal degeneration prevention
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Retinal degeneration prevention
I had retinal degeneration and my doctor advised not to do bungee jump, jogging.

Should I avoid becoming a taxi driver? (driving everyday full time)
Would vibrations/shocks of vehicle worsen the retinal degeneration?

Do I need to avoid doing push ups or weight lifting?

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1731421 tn?1358826971
I need more information, but I highly doubt that you should need to restrict being in a taxi or pushups. There are multiple types of retinal degeneration.

Best wishes,
Timothy D. McGarity, M.D.
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This is the memo written by the eye doctor when she wanted to refer me to a specialist:
"Findings: Retinal degeneration at interior retina (OU)"

The eye specialist mention about symptoms of detachment, also told me to watch out for floaters, or flashes, or something like a curtain blocking the vision. The eye specialist told me there is lots of degeneration on the side.

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