Blindness

If you have low vision, eyeglasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery may not help. Activities like reading, shopping, cooking, writing, and watching TV may be hard to do. The leading causes of low vision and blindness in the United States ...1

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Causes of Blindness

Worldwide onchocerciasis is second only to trachoma as an infectious cause of blindness. ...Source: CDC Parasites2 ...

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Causes List for Blindness

Some possible causes of Blindness or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Blindness

Some of the types of this condition may include:4 Types of Blindness:

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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: Legal blindness ...Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)5 ...

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ visionimpairmentandblindness.html
  2. Source: CDC Parasites: cdc.gov/ parasites/ onchocerciasis/ gen_info/ faqs.html
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  5. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0456909/ 

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