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What are vision impairments and do they get worst?

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Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology

In brief: Form of vision loss

Visual impairment is the loss of vision from some disease, trauma or degeneration that cannot be corrected by glasses, medication or surgery.
In the us we use different terms to signify the degree of impairment such as "low vision", "legally blind" and "totally blind". These are defined by how good the best corrected vision is as well as how much of the peripheral vision is intact.

In brief: Form of vision loss

Visual impairment is the loss of vision from some disease, trauma or degeneration that cannot be corrected by glasses, medication or surgery.
In the us we use different terms to signify the degree of impairment such as "low vision", "legally blind" and "totally blind". These are defined by how good the best corrected vision is as well as how much of the peripheral vision is intact.
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