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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Different handicap: People in scooters are handicapped with an inability to walk or move. Some are blind but most are not. Dogs can be used for orientation but also can ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
They see: It helps with low vision. But if you see someone driving with a guide dog let me know.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Either-Or, not both: Service dogs require the use of one hand, and the other hand is kept free to interact with environmental obstructions such as doors. Leader dogs are w ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Complicated patient: With a patient like this, i would set them up for occupational/phycial therapy evaluation as well as with a psychologist for counseling. This many he ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
20/200: 20/200 is the criteria for legal blindness
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Oyakawa
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Blindness is a general term. Legal blindness is a snellen visual acuity of less than 20/200 best corrected or a very small visual field. This is th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Color blindness (we call it deficiency) occurs in a variety of patterns with some having absolute inability to make some color discriminations and oth ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Errors, Infections: Sight is one of the most valued traits humans hold close to their hearts. Some newborns are born blind, because of genetic errors of metabolisms un ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, but it's rare: Vision starts at the front of the eye and ends at the back of the brain. Trauma anywhere along the way can cause vision loss. Obviously if one lands o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Experience!: It takes time and practice. Blind people become expert at memorizing their surroundings so that they know, for instance, how many steps from the bed t ... Read More
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