A 32-year-old member asked:
Is there a specific, scientific name for blindness?
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Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Blindness it is.: Legally blind is vision not correctable to better than 20/200 in the better eye. Total blindness is complete lack of light perception - also known as nlp - no light perception.
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Last updated Oct 7, 2018
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