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Is there a specific name for total blindness?

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Dr. David Speck
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Different kinds

Complete inability to see any light at all is usually called "no light perception" (nlp) vision.
A person who can see no better than 20/200 with best glasses is considered legally blind. There are additional grades of visual loss between legal blindness and nlp including 20/400, 20/800, counting fingers at (x) feet, hand motion, and light perception with/without projection.

In brief: Different kinds

Complete inability to see any light at all is usually called "no light perception" (nlp) vision.
A person who can see no better than 20/200 with best glasses is considered legally blind. There are additional grades of visual loss between legal blindness and nlp including 20/400, 20/800, counting fingers at (x) feet, hand motion, and light perception with/without projection.
Dr. David Speck
Dr. David Speck
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Dr. John Jarstad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No Light Perception

Nlp or no light perception is the clinical term.

In brief: No Light Perception

Nlp or no light perception is the clinical term.
Dr. John Jarstad
Dr. John Jarstad
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