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What are the symptoms of blindness in a baby?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: No visual fixation
No visual fixations d following, no pupillary response to light response.

In brief: No visual fixation
No visual fixations d following, no pupillary response to light response.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends
If unilateral, the ;poorly sighted eye will start to drift - usually inwards.
If both eyes, sometimes the eyes are obviously deformed, small or discolored but if a deeper loss, the infant will not respond in the usual way to mother's face, will not reach for things, simply will not seem to use the eyes, will not react to turning on the light and will only react to other senses like hearing.

In brief: Depends
If unilateral, the ;poorly sighted eye will start to drift - usually inwards.
If both eyes, sometimes the eyes are obviously deformed, small or discolored but if a deeper loss, the infant will not respond in the usual way to mother's face, will not reach for things, simply will not seem to use the eyes, will not react to turning on the light and will only react to other senses like hearing.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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