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What causes blindness?

What causes blindness?

Long list: Blindness can be legal (20/200 or less) or absolute (cannot see light even). Eyes can inherit problems, get infected, traumatized and develop a host of diseases which can lower the vision such as diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, etc. Take your pick. ...Read more

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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How would someone describe blindness?

How would someone describe blindness?

Highly variable: Interesting question. Blindness can range from "legally blind", 20/200 or less on the eye chart in both eyes, in which many people cope well for usual activities around the house, even reading print that is not too small with the help of magnifiying devices, to total blindness, not even seeing any light. All "blind" patient have to give up driving. The degree of blindness affects the description. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure blindness?

Is there a way to cure blindness?

If so =>Nobel prize: There are far too many causes for blindness to have a straightforward answer. ...Read more

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Describe the features of blindness.?

Describe the features of blindness.?

Vision loss: Bindness is a spectrum from loss of all light perception (total blindness), to varying degrees of loss meeting legal standards - vision lower than 20/200 or a visual field less than 10 degrees in extent. The causes vary - some are reversible, some treatable to prevent worsening, and some permanent. Your ophthalmologist should see you to evaluate your category and treat if possible. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes for blindness?

What are the possible causes for blindness?

Too many to list: There are too many causes to list for blindness. Most common causes are cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Search online for a more lengthy list. ...Read more

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What's statutory blindness in terms of lenses measurement?

It's not: Technically, statutory blindness is a vision of 20/200 or worse with your best corrected vision. There is no limit to the strength of your corrective lenses as long as they can get your vision better than 20/200. Some states additionally define blindness as a severe restriction of the visual field, even with 20/20 vision and no glasses. ...Read more

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What is “theory of mind” or “mind blindness”?

Great quesion: Two approaches exist: psychological and philosophical. From a psychological point of view there is a sense of mind that involves an awareness of consciousness and our presence in society and our ability to control our own behavior. The philosophical approach is mind versus body. Do we really exist or are we just a figment of our imagination? What is real vs dream. Are we responsible or blind? ...Read more

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How could deafness & blindness happen?

How could deafness & blindness happen?

Several types: There is an inherited condition, Ushers syndrome, which cause blindness and deafness. Both conditions can follow certain infections that affect the brain like measles and rubella. It can also occur following trauma to the head and brain. ...Read more