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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 color blindness reversible ?

Is color blindness reversible ?

May be : There two main kind of color blindness one genetic in nature and the other acquired, the genetic one is not revisable, the second in some cases it is. ...Read more

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Help please! is color blindness reversible if it is caused by certain medications?

Help please! is color blindness reversible if it is caused by certain medications?

In some cases: Loss of color vision can occur in macular toxicity by a few drugs, most commonly hydryoxychloroquine. It reverses with discontinuation of the drug. ...Read more

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Patient had eye inflammation&her doctor give her cortisone eyedrops later she became blind is it reversible by doing surgery? What's ur suggestion?

Patient had eye inflammation&her doctor give her cortisone eyedrops later she became blind
is it reversible by doing surgery?
What's ur suggestion?

Maybe it's Cataracts: I am so sorry for your friend's trouble. Steroids have been implicated in the production of cataracts--which definitely can be a contributing factor for blindness and might lend itself to surgical relief. Glaucoma (or increased eye pressure) would also be of concern. Schedule an appt. With an ophthalmologist at the closest medical university as soon as possible to discern if surgery is an option. ...Read more

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Wha are symptoms of going. Blind?

Wha are symptoms of going. Blind?

Many: True blindness refers to the lights going out, with no light perception. Early loss of vision can just cause blurred vision, distortion, flashing lights, floaters. Total loss of vision can be slow or instantaneous. If you are having vision problems see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How could someone make themselves blind?

How could someone make themselves blind?

Blindness: Self induced blindness is very rare and may be associated with mental illness. Pressure on the eyes can result in central retinal artery occlusion. Not controlling blood sugars in diabetes and not controlling hypertension can result in self inflicted blindness. The real question is why would anyone make themselves blind? Psychiatric care should be considered. ...Read more

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How should you know if you are colour blind?

How should you know if you are colour blind?

Testing: The most common type of "color blindness" is red-green color deficiency. Blue-yellow deficiency or true color blindness (achromatopsia) are rare. Color testing can identify which. The problem is a lack of certain types of cones or their opsins (light-sensitive compounds). Red-green deficiency can be adapted to fairly easily and is not very limiting, but the others can significantly impact vision. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going blind, what should I do?

DO NOT DELAY: See an ophthalmologist ASAP, get examined and uncover cause. Many problems with loss of vision can be reversed such as premature cataracts and glaucoma. ...Read more

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What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

Depends: A common source of such phenomena is alterations in the health and architecture of the macula, the area of central sharp vision. This can last a long time. Temporary changes can occur due to migraines and vascular changes. There are many other causes so if this is occurring, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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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