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Doctor insights on: Deaf Blindness Causes

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What can cause temporary blind/deafness?

What can cause temporary blind/deafness?

Temporary: These are two unrelated entities, the list of each is too long to list in a forum such as this. If you are experiencing either of these see a physician as soon as possible. ...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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What can cause someone to be blind, deaf and paraplegic?

What can cause someone to be blind, deaf and paraplegic?

Nerve damage: extensive damage that can be as a result of trauma, accident, military explosives, minefields, gunshot injuries, or a result of congenital defects or diseases. ...Read more

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How is it possible to live and learn normally as person born deaf and blind?

Not normal: The deaf and blind (remember helen keller) can learn to communicate by touch and braile. It is intensive training but can work. This allows for productive functioning although i would not exactly describe it as "normal". ...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

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From what ilness will you go blind and deaf?

Usher's syndrome: There are traumatic and infectious diseases that can cause deafness and blindness simultaneously. Usher's syndrome is an inherited condition with a combination of retinitis pigmentosa and deafness both of which develop over time. ...Read more

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From which sickness will you go blind and deaf?

From which sickness will you go blind and deaf?

Several: The most notable is Usher's syndrome which is inherited and causes both conditions. Some viral illnesses like measles can do this and some uncommon strokes can also do this. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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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


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision is a symptom in which a person loses some or all ability to see, either in one or both eyes. Loss of vision can be temporary or permanent, and ...Read more