|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Central retinal vessel vascular tortuosity||-|
|Leber optic atrophy||-|
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Are people with Lebers hereditary optic neuropathy partially blind for a long period of time or does their condition progress to permanent blindness? Do all people with this condition become permanently blind? Is this condition genetic? Is it more likely to be passed on by a male or female? Is there anyway to prevent LHON with certain vitamins or foods? Are there any surgical treatments available to alter this condition or is it permanent for life? See answer