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  • http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/eye-disorders/symptoms-of-eye-di...
  • Other symptoms, for example eye pain, may occur depending on the cause of vision loss.
  • http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayArticle.aspx?g...
  • Blindness is a lack of vision.It may also refer to a loss of vision that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.
  • http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0601/p963.html
  • Family physicians have an essential role in assessing, identifying, treating, and preventing or delaying vision loss in the aging population.
  • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/blindness.aspx
  • There is some agreement throughout the world on what basically constitutes blindness: in the United States it is generally defined as a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye (with correcting lenses); 6/60 acuity is the comparable stan...
  • http://www.uspharmacist.com/content/t/geriatrics/c/36587/
  • Early detection and treatment of eye diseases can prevent vision loss; therefore, annual eye examination and nutrition are very important to keep the eyes healthy.
  • http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/blindness.htm
  • Any type of vision loss (e.g. blindness, blurred vision, double vision, etc.) is a symptom of great concern.
  • http://www.blindness.org/clinical-trials
  • Phase I studies are primarily concerned with assessing the drug's safety and establishing a maximum tolerated dose for the drug.
  • http://www.techtimes.com/tags/blindness
  • According to pSivida, the posterior uveitis treatment achieved its primary efficacy endpoint in a Phase 3 trial.
  • http://healthinfo.uclahealth.org/Library/DiseasesConditions/Adult...
  • FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New U.S. government research connects eyesight problems with poverty, and reveals that people in the southern part of the country have the highest prevalence of both poverty and severe vision loss....
  • http://www.uoflphysicians.com/health-information/health-library?p...
  • Blindness is a lack of vision.It may also refer to a loss of vision that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.
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    Chinese Hospital in Guangdong deploys AI cameras to detect blindness-causing diseases
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    How the brain reacts to loss of vision
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    Diet Soda Linked to Risk for Diabetic Blindness
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    Wearing Contacts 24/7 Can Bring Infection, Blindness, Doctors Warn
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    Clinical Reasoning: A case of bilateral orbital mass lesions presenting with acute monocular vision loss
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    Example of images that can be used in a change blindness task
    Saccadic eye movements have been known to induce change blindness
    Blindness poster.jpg
    Some children with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may have hearing or vision loss, or other health problems.
    Vision loss is scary, especially for people like me whose livelihoods depend on good vision.
    Example of images that can be used in a change blindness task
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    Saccadic eye movements have been known to induce change blindness
    en.wikipedia.org
    Blindness poster.jpg
    en.wikipedia.org
    Some children with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may have hearing or vision loss, or other health problems.
    cdc.gov
    Vision loss is scary, especially for people like me whose livelihoods depend on good vision.
    healthywomen.org
    Symptoms of a migraine attack may include heightened sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, auras (loss of vision in one eye or tunnel vision), difficulty of speech and intense pain predominating on one side of the head.
    Many sight-threatening diseases, if detected early, can be cured or treated to prevent, or slow, the progression of any vision loss.
    Glaucoma damages the major nerve of the eye (the optic nerve) and eventually may cause permanent vision loss.
    What You Need to Know About Age-Related Vision Loss
    An alkali burn to the human cornea can cause ocular surface failure with neovascularisation, opacification and blindness resulting from LESC deficiency.
    Symptoms of a migraine attack may include heightened sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, auras (loss of vision in one eye or tunnel vision), difficulty of speech and intense pain predominating on one side of the head.
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    Many sight-threatening diseases, if detected early, can be cured or treated to prevent, or slow, the progression of any vision loss.
    uclahealth.org
    Glaucoma damages the major nerve of the eye (the optic nerve) and eventually may cause permanent vision loss.
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    What You Need to Know About Age-Related Vision Loss
    healthywomen.org
    An alkali burn to the human cornea can cause ocular surface failure with neovascularisation, opacification and blindness resulting from LESC deficiency.
    en.wikipedia.org
    Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, was known to have poor vision.
    Percentage of severe visual impairment and blindness due to ROP in children in Schools for the Blind in different regions of the world: Europe 6-17%; Latin America 4.1-38.6%; Eastern Europe 25.9%; Asia 16.9%; Africa 10.6%.
    Visual field loss in bitemporal hemianopsia: compression of the optic chiasm leads to a characteristic pattern of vision loss affecting the outer halves of each eye.
    Damage at the optic chiasm typically causes loss of vision laterally in both visual fields (bitemporal hemianopsia).
    The same view with advanced vision loss from glaucoma
    Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, was known to have poor vision.
    en.wikipedia.org
    Percentage of severe visual impairment and blindness due to ROP in children in Schools for the Blind in different regions of the world: Europe 6-17%; Latin America 4.1-38.6%; Eastern Europe 25.9%; Asia 16.9%; Africa 10.6%.
    en.wikipedia.org
    Visual field loss in bitemporal hemianopsia: compression of the optic chiasm leads to a characteristic pattern of vision loss affecting the outer halves of each eye.
    en.wikipedia.org
    Damage at the optic chiasm typically causes loss of vision laterally in both visual fields (bitemporal hemianopsia).
    en.wikipedia.org
    The same view with advanced vision loss from glaucoma
    en.wikipedia.org
    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, with people over the age of 50 at higher risk of getting the disease.
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    A Public Health Approach to Vision Loss
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    Do You Remember the Color Blue: And Other Questions Kids Ask About Blindness book cover
    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, with people over the age of 50 at higher risk of getting the disease.
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    News Picture: Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
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    A Public Health Approach to Vision Loss
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    blindness
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    Do You Remember the Color Blue: And Other Questions Kids Ask About Blindness book cover
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    Book Cover: Explaining Blindness
    A simulation of peripheral vision loss, also known as tunnel vision.
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    Prevalence of blindness, impaired sight has dropped significantly
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    Book Cover: Explaining Blindness
    cdc.gov
    A simulation of peripheral vision loss, also known as tunnel vision.
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    Ranibizumab Can Help Reduce AMD Related Blindness, Olive Oil May Lower Risk of Stroke, FDA Installs New Sunscreen Labeling Rules (Week in Review)
    insidermedicine.com
    Prevalence of blindness, impaired sight has dropped significantly
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    medicinenet.com
    Obese Children At Raised Risk of Condition Causing Blindness
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    New chemical may potentially treat inherited blindness
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    Blindness Video: Possible Cure for Degenerative Eye Diseases, Genetic Cause for Chronic Pain, Childhood Behavior Predictive of Adult Behavior
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    insidermedicine.com
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    New chemical may potentially treat inherited blindness
    insidermedicine.com
    Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Those with Inherited Blindness (Video)
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    diabetics can reduce vision loss by controlling blood sugar
    News Picture: Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study
    News Picture: Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    Targeting cholesterol metabolism in the eye might help prevent a severe form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of blindness in older Americans, according to indications in a study in mice, which was supported by the
    News Picture: Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss
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    diabetics can reduce vision loss by controlling blood sugar
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    News Picture: Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study
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    News Picture: Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    medicinenet.com
    Targeting cholesterol metabolism in the eye might help prevent a severe form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of blindness in older Americans, according to indications in a study in mice, which was supported by the
    nei.nih.gov
    Vision loss can be both a symptom and result of a stroke.
    News Picture: Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    Cover of The Clinical Effectiveness and Safety of Prophylactic Retinal Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Retinal Detachment and Subsequent Vision Loss in Adults and Children with Stickler Syndrome: A Systematic Review
    Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of preventable blindness.
    As many as 60 percent of people who suffer from a stroke are left with some kind of physical disability, ranging from blindness in one eye to loss of function in one or more limbs.
    Vision loss can be both a symptom and result of a stroke.
    stroke.org
    News Picture: Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    medicinenet.com
    Cover of The Clinical Effectiveness and Safety of Prophylactic Retinal Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Retinal Detachment and Subsequent Vision Loss in Adults and Children with Stickler Syndrome: A Systematic Review
    ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
    Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of preventable blindness.
    ageuk.org.uk
    As many as 60 percent of people who suffer from a stroke are left with some kind of physical disability, ranging from blindness in one eye to loss of function in one or more limbs.
    healthline.com

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