Prognosis of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa is a disease that threatens vision by damaging the retina, which is the light-sensing tissue at the back side of the eyes.

Symptoms of RP like: night blindness, gradual vision loss, constricted peripheral vision, color blindness are quite common among retinitis pigmentosa patients.

For most of RP patients, the onset age is from childhood, but there are also certain gene types, the onset age is around middle age, like 30, 40 years old.

The prognosis of retinitis pigmentosa differs from their gene mutation type. Not all RP patients will go blind, there are some types of gene mutation, the vision loss process is quite slow, there are very high possibility that they will not be blind in their life, if they protect their eyes properly, for example: healthy diet, doing regular interventions (like: safe and effective treatment methods to restore their vision and protect the optic nerves. For more effective treatment options please review:

Good habits will help preserve our vision. Bad habits will accelerate vision loss and unbalance the physical condition. Vision is most valuable in our life.

We are responsible for our own vision health, No one is going to do the work for us.

Don’t get frustrated and hopeless when doctors say there is no cure for retinitis pigmentosa, you will go blind. Don’t give it up, your faith is mastered by yourself.

Retinitis pigmentosa is not destiny of blindness. Always do something good to your eyes, and you will lead a great life even with a not that perfect vision.