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Visual Impairment

Visual impairment is the limitation of vision or one or more functions of the visual system. It can’t be corrected with lenses, glasses or even corrective surgeries. Also, some people are born with congenital blindness, which means they are visually impaired at birth. Cataract, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and trachomaare other issues that cause visual impairment in adults. Visiting a doctor who can help you diagnose the issue and guide you with right steps is the best option for someone who is experiencing any of the above problems.

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What is Blindness? Blindness is defined as a state of being sightless or visionless. In this state, an individual is unable to see and the loss of vision cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. In medical term, it...
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What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is not a single disease but a group of eye-related disorders in which the intraocular tension i.e. internal pressure of the eye is raised. This raised pressure can cause damage to the optic nerve and can ultimately...
What is cataract? When the eye’s natural lens lying behind the iris and pupils gets clouded, it is called as cataract. It is the most common cause of vision loss in people over 50 years of age. It is part...
What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to the eye’s optic nerve and only worsens over time. It's often linked to a buildup of pressure, called intraocular pressure. The pressure can damage the optic nerve, which transmits...

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