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Is blindness from hie reversible?

Is blindness from hie reversible?

No: In general, neurologic injury that persists following hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is permanent, although some degree of improvement may occur depending on the nature of the injury. Blindness associated with hie is not common, at least in newborns. ...Read more

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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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Can someone go completely blind? If so, what happens?

Of course: Sadly people go blind from injury, strokes, intrinsic eye disease, inherited eye disease and other factors. When this happens you need an answer as to why and whether it is reversible from your ophthalmologist. Otherwise, if permanent, then you will need assistance for the blind from the proper organizations. ...Read more

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Whats you vison if you are considered leagally blind my contacts are also -6.00?

Whats you vison if you are considered leagally blind my contacts are also -6.00?

20/200: or less in the "better eye"...There are recent "refinements" as to what measurement device is used You would best be seen by a Board Certified Opthamologist for a better definition and or Diagnosis! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is classified as "legally blind"?

20/400: This is a legal standard that means that the best eye can not be made better to see then 20/400 with best correction. ...Read more

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What are the va blind rehabilitation services?

Assist the blind: The va hospitals have rehabilitation programs for a variety of dysfunctions and blindness is one of the core programs. Your va ophthalmologist can direct you to this assistance which is a valuable part of their program. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure blindness?

If so =>Nobel prize: There are far too many causes for blindness to have a straightforward answer. ...Read more

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Describe the features of blindness.?

Describe the features of blindness.?

Vision loss: Bindness is a spectrum from loss of all light perception (total blindness), to varying degrees of loss meeting legal standards - vision lower than 20/200 or a visual field less than 10 degrees in extent. The causes vary - some are reversible, some treatable to prevent worsening, and some permanent. Your ophthalmologist should see you to evaluate your category and treat if possible. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes for blindness?

What are the possible causes for blindness?

Too many to list: There are too many causes to list for blindness. Most common causes are cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Search online for a more lengthy list. ...Read more

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What's statutory blindness in terms of lenses measurement?

It's not: Technically, statutory blindness is a vision of 20/200 or worse with your best corrected vision. There is no limit to the strength of your corrective lenses as long as they can get your vision better than 20/200. Some states additionally define blindness as a severe restriction of the visual field, even with 20/20 vision and no glasses. ...Read more

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What is a blind vagina?

What is a blind vagina?

Absent uterus: At "blind vagina" typically refers to the fact that the uterus jwith cervix has been removed or in a young woman was not developed in the first place ...Read more

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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. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

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