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Doctor insights on: Impaired Vision

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Dr. Keshav Narain
67 doctors shared insights

Impaired Vision (Overview)

Impaired vision is a clinical finding in which either a person sees less or has poor quality in what he does see.


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Can a migraine cause impaired vision?

Can a migraine cause impaired vision?

Temporarily: Migraines can be proceeded by visual auras or ophthalmic migraines, which block vision for up to an hour. As well, recurrent migraines may increase the risk of developing glaucoma, which if left untreated could lead to permanent vision loss. ...Read more

Dr. Keshav Narain
67 doctors shared insights

Impaired Vision (Overview)

Impaired vision is a clinical finding in which either a person sees less or has poor quality in what he does see.


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What does impaired vision look like?

What does impaired vision look like?

Visual decline: Impaired vision is best corrected vision that is reduced from normal, and is almost always the result of disease. Visual disability, on the other hand, would be the perceived limitations or interferences based on one's best corrected vision. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Tip)

Treating Poor Vision

Poor vision is a frequent contrbutor to falls and fractures in the elderly. ...See more

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Treating Poor Vision (Checklist)

Try a tablet or ebook reader for reading
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If you have cataracts, have them treated
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Have you ever seen somone's impaired vision cure itself?

Have you ever seen somone's impaired vision cure itself?

Yes: In some cases if a person is farsighted as a child, as they get older and the eye naturally undergoes a shift to nearsightedness, it can cancel out some or all of the farsightedness. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Poor Vision (Tip)

Treating Poor Vision

Improve your diet to be rich in anti-oxidants to support your eyes. ...See more

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Can I cure impaired vision through eating right and eye-exercises?

Can I cure impaired vision through eating right and eye-exercises?

No: Please don't fall for the bogus claims of some eye care professionals that eye exercises can cure impaired vision such as nearsightedness and farsightedness. The only eye exercise with any validity is called "pencil pushups" and is for a weakness of the eyes converging when viewing a close in object. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Tip)

Treating Poor Vision

Make sure your glasses have been updated. ...See more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
1,666 doctors shared insights

Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
57 doctors shared insights

Poor Vision (Definition)

Decreased visual acuity is a loss of visual clarity. It can be a normal part of aging, be nearsightedness or farsightedness, or be due to changes in the ...Read more