Advertisement
Icon WebMD Expert Blogs

WebMD's editorial staff on the latest news from the world of health.

Important:

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, review, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have... Expand

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.

Hide

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Is Blindness in Glenn Beck’s Future?

Outspoken, controversial, and wildly popular Fox News television personality Glenn Beck announced this week that he’s suffering from a condition that could eventually rob him of his vision.

Glenn Beck

Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage

After Beck experienced trouble focusing his eyes, he says he was diagnosed with macular dystrophy. This rare genetic disorder affects the part of the eye responsible for seeing sharp details and recognizing faces.

Details on symptoms of macular dystrophy from WebMD

More From WebMD:

Posted by: WebMD Blogs at 12:20 pm

Comments

Leave a comment

Subscribe & Stay Informed

WebMD Daily

Get your daily dose of healthy living, diet, exercise and health news from WebMD!

Archives

WebMD Health News