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I went to the eye doctor and he told me I have 20/15 vision in my right eye but all I could see was movement/ motions in my left eye. I got shot with a bottle rocket back in 2000 and went blind in my left eye. I was told my retina was nothing but scar tissue and they said there was no way to fix it. I am trying to become a cop. Is it correct that there isn't any surgery available to help me see again?        

Unfortunately, the type of retinal damage that you are describing is not fixable at the present time. In the future, technologies such as stem cells may provide a treatment, but this is still years away.

Answered by: George Williams, MDDr. George Williams

Categories: Eye Injuries

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Answered: Nov 21, 2012

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