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how much radiation does it cost to become blind

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Television Risk: There is no good answer to this question given that blindness is not seen in this situation. Reasonable distance would be far enough to comfortably s ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Why would you do this? The eye will try and avoid the pain of looking at the sun and the pupil will constrict as much as it can to limit the damage. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Legally blind: Anyone with vision worse than 20/200 without ability to be improved by corrective lense, is considered legally blind.
A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,people do not go: blind from crying too much.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: That is an old wife's tale.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I am very sorry somebody told you something this foolish. Whoever told you this is either extremely ignorant, or is trying to frighten you for their o ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: This can be fatiguing but will not cause blindness.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: You cannot hurt your eyes by using them.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: You may be thinking of oxygen, not air. Premature infants may develop retinitis (hemorrhage and retinal damage) of prematurity. It may cause vision p ... Read More
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A 41-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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