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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more


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Can you go blind from having watery eyes while chopping onions for a salad?

Can you go blind from having watery eyes while chopping onions for a salad?

Just tearing: The aroma of onion is irritating to your eyes and causes you to tear - but there is no danger of injury to your eye or damage to your vision. ...Read more

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Could i be born blind in one of my eyes?

Could i be born blind in one of my eyes?

It's possible: There are multiple diseases that can affect the baby's eyesight and how the eyes develop. Some of these are genetic, some happen by chance. A full examination by a pediatric ophthalmologist can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What causes the eyes to be suddenly blind?

What causes the eyes to be suddenly blind?

Sudden blindness: Sudden blindness is often caused by a problem with either the retina or the optic nerve of the eye. It is very important to determine the exact cause of the blindness, and this can only be accomplished by having the eyes examined by an eye physician. ...Read more

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Can your eyes change colors when you go blind?

Depends on cause: of the blindess. Not being able to see doesn't cause color changes. The disease that created the blindness can cause color changes. Most apparent would be a disease of the cornea, which often causes it to turn white. ...Read more

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Do some blind people have normal-appearing eyes?

Do some blind people have normal-appearing eyes?

Yes: There are many causes of blindness. The causes that are from inside the eye or from the eye nerve or brain cannot be seen by just looking at the front of the eye. ...Read more

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Why do your eyes change colors when you go blind?

Why do your eyes change colors when you go blind?

Blind: They don't always change color when a person goes blind, but an opaque cornea will turn the front of the eye white. Also, cataract can turn the pupil dark yellow, brown, or white. Are you blind? Did someone tell you that your eye color changed? ...Read more

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What color would your eyes be if you were born blind?

What color would your eyes be if you were born blind?

The same color: Your eye color is determined by color of iris, and thus whether you are blind or not, iris color is determined by your genes you inherit. However, baby's pupil should look red if you shine bright light. This is called red reflex. If it is not, the eyes should be checked by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a blind person's eyes to go cloudy?

What are the causes of a blind person's eyes to go cloudy?

Possibilities: The eye's looking cloudy to an observer is usually due to corneal scarring or cataract. ...Read more