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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

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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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

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Can you tell me if there is any clue about the possible treatment of night blindness?

Can you tell me if there is any clue about the possible treatment of night blindness?

Vitamin A: There are many retinal dystrophies that can causes night blindness with retinitis pigmentosa being the most common. However vitamin a deficiency is one of the few reversible causes of night blindness. ...Read more

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Hi doctor.i want to ask about heridetary night blindness with retinal pigmentosa..if thier is treatment he is 53years with DM&hypertension .

Hi doctor.i want to ask about heridetary night blindness with retinal pigmentosa..if thier is treatment he is 53years with DM&hypertension .

Not yet: Night blindness (nyctalopia) is one of the hallmark symptoms of RP. Others include color blindness, loss of visual field and in late phase loss of central vision. Much work is being done on this distressing condition but no answers yet. Keep yourself posted. ...Read more

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Is true that ox liver cures night blindness and cod liver oil and sunshine can help to cure rickets?

Is true that ox liver cures night blindness and cod liver oil and sunshine can help to cure rickets?

No and yes: Night blindness (nyctalopia) is usually associated with rp(retinitis pigmentosa) and we have no treatment available. Rickets are caused by a vitamins d deficiency best treated with vitamin d supplements and sunshine which activates the vitamin d. Cod liver oil is a good source of vitamin d. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have night blindness?

How do I tell if I have night blindness?

Can you see at night: If you are having difficulty seeing in low light like at night you should be evaluated by an eye doctor? ...Read more

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What is the medical term for night blindness?

What is the medical term for night blindness?

Nyctalopia: Or night blindness is a symptom of something else such as myopia or malnutrition it is treated based on the cause. It is the inability to see at night or in low light environment. ...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


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision is a symptom in which a person loses some or all ability to see, either in one or both eyes. Loss of vision can be temporary or permanent, and ...Read more