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I am 25 years old and had an eye test the other day. The opticians said that my prescription hasn't changed (quite a weak prescription) since my last eye test 2 years ago, from her checking with the light in the eye and a photo of my retinas she said they are completely clear and healthy however I did poorly on the visual field test, my right eye came out really bad, however, my left was ok. The visual field test was the one where you stare at the red dot and say how many white dots you see. I generally don't have any issues with my peripheral vision and have a quite wide range of vision. As my mother has RP they recommended that I go see a specialist to make sure its nothing serious.
When I got home I did another visual field test (I know not great) where you stare at a dot and press a button when you see a dot (the one I used to do), I got 99% on that one out of 70 dots on my first go so no problems. I also don't have any issue with my night vision as well.
About 7 years ago I did have genetic tests which were inconclusive and the electricity run through my eyes and they said it was very unlikely that I will get it but I should still get regularly checked. It also runs in my family but only on my mum's side and always within the female line aka my mum and grandmother
I do have an appointment with a specialist soon but I'm freaking out and getting incredibly anxious because I know how much it ruined my mum's life and me losing the ability to drive or see is career ending.
I don't expect anyone to diagnose me over the internet but is there anything I've said that could reassure me that I don't have RP?
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