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Service Animals Vision Impairment And Blindness
Of course: Many treatments including the provision of lenses, topical and systemic medications, laser treatment and a variety of surgical options can help many with lowered vision and even some that are apparently blind. Check with you ophthalmologist to see which of these is present if you are the patient. ...Read more
Disabilities: Service dogs can be used to help people who have visual impairment, deafness, seizures, paraplegia, quadraplegia, autism, post traumatic stress disorders, mood disorders, people needing wheelchairs/mobility devices, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, multiple dystrophy, arthritis ; other neurologic problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dim vision, loss of balance, blood rush through head and almost fainting. Was that from low blood sugar?
Probably not: Low blood sugar usually causes sweating, tremors, headaches, and palpitations. It would need to be very prolonged or severe to cause confusion or loss of consciousness. The symptoms you mention are most often caused by reduced blood flow to the brain, from low blood pressure. You should be checked out by your physician. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Over the last week or so, my vision has gotten really bad and I can hardly see clearly across a room.. It feels like i'm quickly going blind:/?
I feel like my vision is getting darker and darker. How can I make sure that I am not going blind!
See your doc: Fainting isn't normal. You should be checked out to see what is going on. ...Read more
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