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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
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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.
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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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