Recently, Roseanne Barr announced she was losing her vision due to two eye diseases she was battling simultaneously. Roseanne Barr has both macular degeneration and glaucoma which, over time, can cause blindness. Roseanne Barr is best known for her tv show, Roseanne.
Dr. Shanbom was quoted in a Health.com article that spoke openly of Roseanne Barr’s deteriorating vision. You can read the article, in its entirety, here. Health.com, All About the Eye Diseases Stealing Roseanne Barr’s Vision.
While there is no known cure for macular degeneration and glaucoma, there are treatments available.