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What are the signs and symptoms of going blind?

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Dr. Fred Orlando
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Varied: Vision loss can present in a # of ways. Difficulty at night can be an early sign. Loss of central vision gives trouble reading and recognizing faces. Peripheral vision loss causes bumping into things.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What would be the signs if I am going blind?

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Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Get an eye exam: The term "blindness" can be interpreted in many different ways. Central vision can be impaired by a simple need for glasses, and the problem can be easily solved. Peripheral vision loss is more unusual, and typically does have an underlying cause of more significance. Only through an eye exam can a disease process by diagnosed and treated.

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