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Dr. Damien Luviano
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Blindness (Definition)

Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more


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If I have a blind spot in my right eye, could it be treated (medicine/surgery)? Does working with computers/reading/crying.. Etc, make it worse?

If I have a blind spot in my right eye, could it be treated (medicine/surgery)? Does working with computers/reading/crying.. Etc, make it worse?

Depends on what the : Blind spot is. Everyone has a blind spot, but their brains are unaware of this blind spot. I assume this is not the blind spot you're talking about. If you actually see a blind spot in your vision, then you need to see and ophthalmologist immediately. Some of those things can be treated, but some of them cannot. You just want to make sure that it is something that's not going to get larger. ...Read more

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Wha are symptoms of going. Blind?

Wha are symptoms of going. Blind?

Many: True blindness refers to the lights going out, with no light perception. Early loss of vision can just cause blurred vision, distortion, flashing lights, floaters. Total loss of vision can be slow or instantaneous. If you are having vision problems see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How could someone make themselves blind?

How could someone make themselves blind?

Blindness: Self induced blindness is very rare and may be associated with mental illness. Pressure on the eyes can result in central retinal artery occlusion. Not controlling blood sugars in diabetes and not controlling hypertension can result in self inflicted blindness. The real question is why would anyone make themselves blind? Psychiatric care should be considered. ...Read more

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How should you know if you are colour blind?

How should you know if you are colour blind?

Testing: The most common type of "color blindness" is red-green color deficiency. Blue-yellow deficiency or true color blindness (achromatopsia) are rare. Color testing can identify which. The problem is a lack of certain types of cones or their opsins (light-sensitive compounds). Red-green deficiency can be adapted to fairly easily and is not very limiting, but the others can significantly impact vision. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going blind, what should I do?

DO NOT DELAY: See an ophthalmologist ASAP, get examined and uncover cause. Many problems with loss of vision can be reversed such as premature cataracts and glaucoma. ...Read more

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What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

Depends: A common source of such phenomena is alterations in the health and architecture of the macula, the area of central sharp vision. This can last a long time. Temporary changes can occur due to migraines and vascular changes. There are many other causes so if this is occurring, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can someone go completely blind? If so, what happens?

Of course: Sadly people go blind from injury, strokes, intrinsic eye disease, inherited eye disease and other factors. When this happens you need an answer as to why and whether it is reversible from your ophthalmologist. Otherwise, if permanent, then you will need assistance for the blind from the proper organizations. ...Read more

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Whats you vison if you are considered leagally blind my contacts are also -6.00?

Whats you vison if you are considered leagally blind my contacts are also -6.00?

20/200: or less in the "better eye"...There are recent "refinements" as to what measurement device is used You would best be seen by a Board Certified Opthamologist for a better definition and or Diagnosis! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more


Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

Crying = release of tears ...Read more