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For what reason are blue eyed people more likely to face early blindness?

For what reason are blue eyed people more likely to face early blindness?

Not exactly true: This is a bit of an exaggeration. Blue eye females are more prone to developing age-related macular degeneration. And this occurs in patients 50 and older. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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I'm wondering why are blue eyed people more likely to face early blindness?

I'm wondering why are blue eyed people more likely to face early blindness?

They are not: Although macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in the elderly, is more common in blue-eyed individuals, being blue eyed is not associated with blindness per se. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to eliminate blind pimples?

What is the best treatment to eliminate blind pimples?

Injection by derm: "blind pimples" are deep acne lesions that usually do not reach the skin surface. They can't be "popped", so don't try, you'll only make them worse. The best treatment is injection of an anti-inflammatory medication with a very tiny needle. A dermatologist can do that for you. You'll probably also need an antibiotic to prevent formation of further lesions, but the dermatologist will decide that. ...Read more

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My friend is suffering from night blindness. What's the best treatment for it?

My friend is suffering from night blindness. What's the best treatment for it?

Retina cell disorder: That are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including: nearsightedness, glaucoma, glaucoma medications , cataracts, diabetes, retinitis pigmentosa, vitamin a deficiency in order to determine what is causing night blindness, the eye doctor will perform a thorough eye exam and may order any of a number of specialized tests. How is night blindness treated?Will depend on its cause. ...Read more

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Is there any early treatment for cataracs symptom? The white kind of fluid that circles the eyes and grows. As far as i know it leads to blindness.

Is there any early treatment for cataracs symptom? The white kind of fluid that circles the eyes and grows. As far as i know it leads to blindness.

Eye exam: Cataracts are inside the eye, the lens starts to be less clear. If severe enough surgery can be done on cataract with very good vision as a result. The fluid around the eye is the conjunctiva. There are few things that can cause blindness with this. Important to have an annual eye exam to make sure your eyes are healthy. At age 14 it is very unlikely you have any of these. ...Read more

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Dr says glaucoma caught early w/30% nerve damage & some peripheral vision loss. Said w/out treatment could've been blind in 7 yrs. Can go that fast?

Dr says glaucoma caught early w/30% nerve damage & some peripheral vision loss. Said w/out treatment could've been blind in 7 yrs. Can go that fast?

Depends: It depends on many factors, but the general rule of thumb is that it the higher the pressure, the faster vision loss can occur. The goal of glaucoma treatment is to lower the pressure to the point that vision loss does not progress or slows to the point that you will never go blind during your lifetime. ...Read more

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What to do if I have macular dystrophy, photo-phobia and color blindness. where I'll get best treatment within asia?

What to do if I have macular dystrophy, photo-phobia and color blindness. where I'll get best treatment within asia?

Lots of geography: Asia is big territory. I would start with an academic ophthalmology center in the country in which you live or are relocating. Most have specialists in your type of problem. ...Read more

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Tell me a night blindness treatment?

Tell me a night blindness treatment?

Find cause: "Night Blindness" can arise from poorly corrected vision, easily fixed with glasses to degenerative retinal disease and everything in between. Cataracts are probably the most common cause for poor night vision. Get an exam-- try an amber tinted lens for night driving. ...Read more

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Give me a night blindness treatment so I can function?

Give me a night blindness treatment so I can function?

No treatment: Nighjt blindness comes in many forms but is due to failure of the light receptors to be able to adapt to low illumination due to photoreceptor failure, some toxicity and rare central nervous system problems. There is no treatment. If you need to get around at night, there are available some high intensity, battery powered lights which can help you. ...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


Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Early Blindness (Definition)

Early blindness is a term for loss of vision in younger populations, however the implication that blindness is normal with aging is incorrect. Blindness can be age-related, but is never normal ...Read more