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What tests would the doctor order to detect premie blindness?

What tests would the doctor order to detect premie blindness?

Visual EPs: One can place eeg type leads over back of head and flash led light, recording whether or not the visual cortex of brain receives any signal from flash light stimulus... ...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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Whats ishihara color blindness test?

Whats ishihara color blindness test?

Color plates: The ishihara test plates are a series of dots of various colors with an embedded number or symbol which cannot be easily seen by the color deficient due to color confusion. They are the most commonly available test in ophthalmologists office although others are also available and some are better at separating the forms of color deficiency out. Ishihara is a good screening test. ...Read more

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What are the tests for cortical blindness?

What are the tests for cortical blindness?

A few: Cortical blindness is due to failure of the occipital lobe, the visual information processing center of the brain, to function properly. Many of these occur at birth. The eyes frequently are normal with normal pupillary reaction, yet the patient reports not seeing anything. There are tests of cortical electrical activity (vep) similar to an eeg which can register the lack of activity. ...Read more

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What are the tests involved for color blindness?

What are the tests involved for color blindness?

Color plates: The most commonly available test is the ishihara color recognition plates which present numbers buried in dots of color over the axis of color confusion for the deficient. This can tell severe from mild color deficiency. Other tests are availbale to tell which type of color deficiency you have. This does have some occupational significance. ...Read more

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What is colour blindness, how do you test for it?

What is colour blindness, how do you test for it?

Color perception: Normal eyes detect a full range of spectrum in the color blind, the spectrum is limited and colors will be confused. It is most commonly inherited and permanent.Testing charts are available in all ophthalmologists office designed to have symbols made with dots that fall on the axis of confusion in a way that the color blind will make the wrong answer and establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you pass a color blindness test?

Color blindness: You either look an images or put a set of colors in order. ...Read more

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How do they test a child for color blindness?

How do they test a child for  color blindness?

Color plates: Your pcp may have a copy of the ishihara plates that are used as a screening test for the various levels of color blindness. I seldom have a request for this screening but find the process helpful. My pcp found a mild issue with my vision with my pre college exam & i keep a copy of the book around to screen kids if asked. If he is old enough to answer questions this can pick it up. ...Read more

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Are there any good online color blindness tests?

Are there any good online color blindness tests?

Try this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwyrp3hu4ke then go to your eye doctor. Patients can fail this test due to refractive error problems (need glasses), corneal problems, optic nerve problems, and cataracts. ...Read more

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Do you know of tests for being a carrier of color blindness?

Do you know of tests for being a carrier of color blindness?

No: The easiest way is to ask your father. If he is color-blind then you are a carrier. Then ask your mother's father, if he is color-blind, then you have a 50% chance of being a carrier. If neither are color-blind, you cannot be a carrier. ...Read more