My brother age 17 is facing problem in reading since last 4 months specially in dim light, he can focus on things properly and he feels dat the problem is increasing tho his vision is stable i.e -0.75&-1.00 and got diagnosed for heredomacular degeneration he is taking activision containing omega3 fatty acids, lutein,zeaxanthin,vitamins,minerals and l- glutathione but he doesnt feel any improvement instead he feels dat vision is getting worse, is it possible in such young age dat vision is decreasing rapidly? shd v see fir aby other diagnosis or if the problem is HMD then wat can v do as doctors say that there r nt much treatment options availabl. wat r tge problems dat cab occur n wat cab v di ti prevent them? v got OCT done .. v dont knw whether it is dry or wet type. bt problems r increasing n v r upset as he is still too young.. please do reply as soon as possible
I would recommend that your brother get a second opinion from a University eye center ophthalmologist who specializes in this type of problem. Generally it is a retina specialist who has expertise in inherited (genetic) disorders of the eye. The vitamins will hopefully stabilize the vision, but probably will not improve the vision.
thanx for the reply. we got second opinion from another doctor and he diagnosed it as 'cone dystrophy'... we dont knw wats the right diagnosis but ' no treatment available' this sentence by professionals bothers us more.. now the situation is more enigmatic n v dont knw wat to do.. Kindly suggest something in this regard
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