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I have really dim vision at night. Could it be night blindness?

I have really dim vision at night. Could it be night blindness?

Night blindness: Decreased vision in dim illumination can be normal or it may be related to eye related disease. See an eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate proper treatment. ...Read more

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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Are there treatments for vision impairment and blindness?

Are there treatments for 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

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How to get rid off blind pimple overnight?

How to get rid off blind pimple overnight?

Overnight cures: There is no such "overnight " cure for blind pimple. See your dermatologist or family practitioner for best diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Are there treatments for 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

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I have really dim vision at night. Could it be night blindness?

Night blindness: Decreased vision in dim illumination can be normal or it may be related to eye related disease. See an eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is tunnel vision and temporary blindness?

What is tunnel vision and temporary blindness?

Tunnel vision: Tunnel vision (also known as kalnienk vision) is the loss of peripheral vision with retention of central vision, resulting in a constricted circular tunnel-like field of vision. ...Read more

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Clouded vision causing blindness, what could this be?

Clouded vision causing blindness, what could this be?

Many questions: Is this recent or a gradual loss? Is it one eye or both eyes? Is there a history of trauma, eye disease or systemic disease? Are you on medications for non-eye problems? Is the vision loss silent, or are the eye(s) in pain, and getting red? For most of these, you need to have an ophthalmologist evaluate your eyes and hopefully can intervene to prevent loss of vision. ...Read more

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How does one get a visual impairment and blindness certificate?

States may differ: Sounds like you are asking how to be recognized as either visually impaired or blind. The process would involve a medical examination that verifies your loss of visual acuity and function. This is done by an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or primary doctor. The certificate of the disability is then, issued by the state's rehabilitation/disability board. Process for this varies with the state. ...Read more

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Can someone help please? My vision in sunlight is better than sunset time, am i suffering from night blindness?

Can someone help please? My vision in sunlight is better than sunset time, am i suffering from night blindness?

See your doctor: You may need to be tested for eye diseases if you have true night blindness. If it is just harder to see, there are many causes of this. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Could standing up really fast make your vision blur and have temporary blindness?

Could standing up really fast make your vision blur and have temporary blindness?

Low blood pressure: When you stand or sit, the blood rushes from your head causing dizziness and loss of vision. This is more common in people who have low blood pressure and on those who are taking hypertensive medications. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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. 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