Vision Loss | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I have a disease that is causing my vision loss?
  • Can my vision loss be treated?
  • Is my vision loss permanent?
  • Is there a treatment that will help?
  • Should I see an eye doctor?
  • Will I go completely blind?
  • What can I do to make my life easier?
  • Are there any support groups you can recommend?
  • What resources are available in my area to help me?
  • Is there someone I can talk to about how I feel about my vision loss?


The Visually Impaired Patient by Eric A. Rosenberg, MD, and Laura C. Sperazza, OD (American Family Physician May 15, 2008,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 05/14
Created: 09/09