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posted by joe52
03 April 2023

Blindness after cancer

Last reply: 12 April 2023 14:26

Good Afternoon.
My partner was diagnosed with non Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2020.
Since then she has recovered well from the treatment she was given but now she has lost her eyesight in both eyes since July 2022.

Has anyone experienced this or know of anyone who has experienced this after cancer.

Both her Neurologist and Opthalmic consultants do not know why she has lost her eyesight and so we so not know who to turn too next for help.

They say she extraordinary case and that they have not seen this before.

Can anyone help on this matter???

Any help or advice would be greatly accepted.

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commented by Cancer Nurse
12 April 2023

12 April 2023 14:26

Hi Joe52, 


Thank you for your post. I see you have not had a reply from others yet., hopefully you will receive more replies soon.


I am sorry to read that your partner was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins lymphoma. It must have been very distressing for you both when she lost her eyesight in both eyes last year. If you would like to chat to one of our cancer nurses at any stage please contact the Support Line on 1800 200 700, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.


Kind regards,

Cancer Nurse


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