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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Long list: Blindness can be legal (20/200 or less) or absolute (cannot see light even). Eyes can inherit problems, get infected, traumatized and develop a host ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: What is the cause? Was the eye sighted earlier in life and developed vision loss? Was the eye injured or infected? Did it have surgery? Is there s ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Blindness: If an eye can not perceive light, then there is usually nothing that can be done to help. If the eye can see light or movement, then there may be som ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cummings
38 years experience Neonatology
No: In general, neurologic injury that persists following hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is permanent, although some degree of improvement may occur depe ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It is the between 5 : Or younger or born blind.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
If so =>Nobel prize: There are far too many causes for blindness to have a straightforward answer.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on level: Blindness can be defined in several ways. Obviously someone with no light perception in either eye is absolutely blind. The legal definition in most ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Vision loss: Bindness is a spectrum from loss of all light perception (total blindness), to varying degrees of loss meeting legal standards - vision lower than 20/ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Blindness: Almost any disease or its treatment can lead to blindness. This is in addition to heredity, trauma, environmental exposure etc. Ophthalmologists eith ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Highly variable: Interesting question. Blindness can range from "legally blind", 20/200 or less on the eye chart in both eyes, in which many people cope well for usual ... Read More
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