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Agent Orange and Retinal Disease
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Agent Orange and Retinal Disease

I would like to know if there is an increased risk of retinal disease i.e. retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, secondary to agent orange exposure.
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535822 tn?1443980380
I am sorry I do not know about this ,others may , but if you go back to the forums page you will see that we have expert/Doctor forums and an certain there is an eye care forum you would get better info there .good luck to you .
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675718 tn?1449992146
the expert forum is a good start :)
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My husband was in Vietnam in 1968.  He was diagnosed this year (2013) with glucoma in one eye.  After seeing a specialist, he was told they were not sure it was glucoma but scarring on the nerves in the retina.  I'm wondering if agent orange had something to do with this since it is a toxin and exposure to toxins can cause scarring on the body.
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