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Herbal Treatment For Night Blindness
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
No treatment: Nighjt blindness comes in many forms but is due to failure of the light receptors to be able to adapt to low illumination due to photoreceptor failure, some toxicity and rare central nervous system problems. There is no treatment. If you need to get around at night, there are available some high intensity, battery powered lights which can help you. ...Read more
Retina cell disorder: That are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including: nearsightedness, glaucoma, glaucoma medications , cataracts, diabetes, retinitis pigmentosa, vitamin a deficiency in order to determine what is causing night blindness, the eye doctor will perform a thorough eye exam and may order any of a number of specialized tests. How is night blindness treated?Will depend on its cause. ...Read more
Hi doctor.i want to ask about heridetary night blindness with retinal pigmentosa..if thier is treatment he is 53years with DM&hypertension .
Is true that ox liver cures night blindness and cod liver oil and sunshine can help to cure rickets?
No and yes: Night blindness (nyctalopia) is usually associated with rp(retinitis pigmentosa) and we have no treatment available. Rickets are caused by a vitamins d deficiency best treated with vitamin d supplements and sunshine which activates the vitamin d. Cod liver oil is a good source of vitamin d. ...Read more
Dr not concerned about night blindness when driving & doesn't know why. Could monovision, mild glaucoma, mild cataracts or travatan drop cause this?
Yes: I'd bet the mono vision is the biggest culprit to your symptoms. Cataracts are also a source of glare disturbance. Glaucoma, as you've described mild, is not likely the source. Travatan may cause corneal surface irritation which can blur vision and, consequently, may affect your night driving. First of all try wearing fully corrected spectacles or contacts to evaluate whether or not helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If you have a retinal degeneration, there are several experimental treatments. Coenzyme q10 is one, and there are others. Avoidance of inflammatory foods (sugar, simple carbs, dairy, gluten, trans fats, and processes foods in general) is a good idea. See a retinal specialist for more detailed recommendations. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: If it is from a cause like cataracts, then surgery can be performed. It is due to a retinal condition like retinitis pigmentosa, then likely no. It is best to see an ophthalmologist who can determine the cause and make recommendations to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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