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Can I work in the medical profession with retinitis pigmentosa?

If you have retinitis pigmentosa, it would be prudent for you to discuss your visual prognosis with your ophthalmologist or retina specialist. If you have decreased vision, that could make pursuing some professions more challenging or difficult. However, there are always potential ways to pursue careers that you may be interested in, even in medicine.

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