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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
Headaches, vision change, floaters, visual snow, halos, starburts and glare could all of these symptoms combined be brain related ?
The same: Inherited color blindness does not have early symptoms but is the same throughout life. It becomes known when the color deficient person compares his recognition with others. Color blindness can also occur with advancing retinal pathology like untreated diabetic retinopathy and rarely brain stroke issues. ...Read more
Malaise, low fever: Sun poisoning refers to the illness caused by sunburn on a large area of the body. In addition to the pain of the sunburn, there is fatigue and malaise, plus a low grade fever. Treatment for the burn can include skin moisturizers and loose fitting clothes. Ibuprofen (motrin, advil, (ibuprofen) etc.) can help with the fever, pain, and malaise. Don't forget to drink plenty of fluids too. ...Read more
I'm aware that rp does cause visual impairment and blindness, but will it always cause blindness ?
No: The disease is variable and mild cases do not become blind. ...Read more
Early stage glaucoma & moderate stage epiretinal membrane same eye not affecting vision much now. W/both diseases potential for central vision loss & peripheral vision loss causes anxiety. Prognosis?
The risk is very low: An epiretinal membrane is a common finding in 60 y/o female and typically remain visually insignificant. If it becomes visually significant, surgical treatment is very successful. Mild glaucoma is very treatable, and with appropriate followup and treatment, peripheral vision loss can be prevented. Central loss is extremely rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: The overall intensity of black light bulbs was too low to cause any effects on the vision. The intensity of the light was simply enough to cause flurorescent dyes on objects and clothes to shine nicely. Most of these environments had very loud music and the delayed effect on hearing is a much more likely issue. ...Read more
No: Patients with HIV develop eye problems with their eyes when their white blood cell counts drop- the cd4 count. If the cd4 count falls below 250. Patients with HIV can have other eye infections associated with sexually transmitted diseases (stds) such as herpes simplex virus, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. ...Read more
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
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