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    How can vision be corrected with those with retinoblastoma (eye cancer)?

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    A/Prof Diane Webster

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist)

    Dr Diane Webster is an ophthalmologist who attends the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. View Profile

    If retinoblastoma involves the macula ( the centre of the vision in the retina) then the vision cannot be corrected. If it is detected early and involves the peripheral retina ( not the macula), it can be treated with cryotherapy or radiotherapy and it may be possible to retain some vision in the eye.

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