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What is the treatment for cortical blindness?

What is the treatment for cortical blindness?

Generally none: Cortical blindness results from failure of the brain interconnections to the visual cortex to develop, or damage directly to the cortex from injury and vascular catastrophe. No treatment is possible. Such persons should be entered into programs for the blind and poorly sighted to develop alternate means of coping. ...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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Is there any treatment advances for cortical blindness due to seizures?

Is there any treatment advances for cortical blindness due to seizures?

Need clarity: Am not clear as to whether you have permanent cortical blindness, or episodic associated with seizure activity. If the former, this could represent permanency, but if paroxysmal, better seizure control is very probable, especially with newer medications, and potentially, a Vagal Nerve Stimulator unit. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any cure for cortical blindness?

None known: This is usually the result of a cerebral infarction in the visual part of the brain. Once the pattern of loss is established, the loss is permanent and no known treatment exists. ...Read more

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Cortical blindness with seizures. Is any cure available?

Cortical blindness with seizures. Is any cure available?

Cure no, control yes: Control seizures and the cortical blindness will also be controlled. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cortical blindness?

Is there a cure for cortical blindness?

No: That's when you're brain can't process the information, and eye is usually fine.There is no treatement for this at this time. ...Read more

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Can pres cause permanent cortical blindness?

Can pres cause permanent cortical blindness?

Usually reversible: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (pres) is a syndrome characterized by headache, confusion, seizures and visual loss. There have been reported cases presenting with cortical blindness with near or complete recovery of vision. There are many implicated causes, including ecclampsia, malignant hypertension, tacrolimus and Cyclosporine use, hypercalcemia. Treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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My 6 yr old boy is suffering from cortical blindness with seizures. Are there any cures for seizures?

My 6 yr old boy is suffering from cortical blindness with seizures. Are there any cures for seizures?

Control: There are medications available to control seizures that are widely used. There are implants to control severe problems.Cures however may not be possible.You should have him seen by a pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cortical blindness?

What is the definition or description of: Cortical blindness?

Brain blindness: The occipital lobe and the optic connections to it allow for the making of images which we call vision. If these tissues are damaged by tumors or strokes, you can lose vision even though the eyes usually are normal. This is called cortical blindness.. It sometimes occurs in newborns as a birth defect. ...Read more

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What is post traumatic transient cortical blindness?

What is post traumatic transient cortical blindness?

Blindness after bonk: Transient cortical blindness - the name says it all. This is blindness which is temporary due to injury of the brain (not the eye) following trauma. ...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. Thomas Fiala
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Cortical Blindness (Definition)

The occipital lobe and the optic connections to it allow for the making of images which we call vision. If these tissues are damaged by tumors or strokes, you can lose vision even though the eyes usually are normal. This is called cortical blindness.. It sometimes occurs in newborns ...Read more