Dec 12, 2008
a friend of mine is experiencing blindness in the left eye, and the doctor said is an effect of ARV please how can this problem be solved.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Some patients with advanced AIDS can develop an immune reconstitution response when starting effective antiretroviral therapy. That occurs particularly in patients who have a pre-existing AIDS related infection involving the eye. Many AIDS related conditions can also involve the eye as can non-AIDS related problems so sometimes no clear if problem is caused by the body's response to HIV treatment. KH
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