Blindness and low vision and how to continue to live with them

When you first hear the word ‘blind’, it may feel like there’s something… odd about it. After all, isn’t this what most of us were made to do?

What is ‘blind’?

Blindness is a chronic, inherited condition characterized by a lack of awareness of light and an inability to see completely. It’s a condition that results from an inherited disease. The disease is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, meaning that a person has to be born with it and passes it on to their children. In most cases, the condition is incurable, meaning that blindness is a sure thing. ## Why does blindness affect people? Blind people experience a range of emotions. Some have no sadness, others are upset or happy, and still others are simply not there. Some people feel ashamed or ashamed of their blindness, others feel pride or confidence in their blindness. Some also have no idea why they are blind, other than that it is due to an inherited disease. ## How do we know if a person has a blind eye? There are a number of signs and symptoms that can tell if a person has a blind eye: – A puffy or watery eye – Emptiness in the eyes – A disoriented or confused mind – A lack of focus or focus on the things around you – A lack of focus on the tasks at hand – A helpless and passive body – Dry skin – Low appetite – Prolonged drowsiness – Dry hair ## The signs and symptoms of blindness The sign or symptoms of blindness vary from person to person based on individual health and wealth. – A puffy or watery eye – A flushed face – A slow or tardive eye disease (tinge or panda bear) – A reduction or loss of sense of taste – A weakness or numbness in the fingers or toes – Feeling of dullness or exhaustion – Dry skin – Low appetite – Prolonged drowsiness – Dry hair

How do we know if a person has a blind eye?

A person can be blind after they are grown up and can see very well down to their sixth decade. – A person has a history of contact-induced macular degeneration (CIMD), a rapidly progressive blindness disease caused by overexposure to light, sound, or some other kind of electrical stimulus. – The eye is often so puffy or watery that it looks like a balloon—the eyelid is too small to contain all the blood and tears that are needed to sustain it. – The eyes are often so red that they appear to be blood vessels. – The vision is very poor. – The person is likely to live in an area with high levels of air pollution. – The person has a history of glaucoma, macular degeneration or whistleblowers. – The person rarely uses the phone, computer or other electronic device. ## How do we know if a person has a blind eye? The eye doctor may test you for the disease at different points in your life. At some point, the doctor will ask you to take a eye exam. Although each eye doctor will perform an eye evaluation at different points in your life, often the first step is to take an eye test.

The signs and symptoms of blindness A puffy or watery eye

The pupil size is too small for the light reaching the eye and dark circles orringe signs are visible. This means that the eye is too small for the vision to handle. The lens (the outer part of the eye) is too tight or it is coming out of whack. – The eye is often so puffy or watery that it looks like a balloon – The eyelid is too small to contain all the blood and tears that are needed to sustain it. – The eyes are often so red that they appear to be blood vessels – The vision is very poor. – The person is likely to live in an area with high levels of air pollution. – The person has a history of glaucoma, macular degeneration or whistleblowers. – The person rarely uses the phone, computer or other electronic device. – The person often lies to the doctor or other health care providers about how well he or she is doing – The person seldom uses the phone, computer or other electronic device when he or she is sick or has a bad reaction to something the doctor has done for him or her ## How do we know if a person has a blind eye? – A person can be blind after they are grown up and can see very well down to their sixth decade. – A person has a history of contact-induced macular degeneration (CIMD), a rapidly progressive blindness disease caused by overexposure to light, sound, or some other kind of electrical stimulus. – The eye is often so puffy or watery that it looks like a balloon – The eyelid is too small to contain all the blood and tears that are needed to sustain it. – The eyes are often so red that they appear to be blood vessels – The vision is very poor. – The person is likely to live in an area with high levels of air pollution. – The person has a history of glaucoma, macular degeneration or whistleblowers. – The person rarely uses the phone, computer or other electronic device when he or she is sick or has a bad reaction to something the doctor has done for him or her – The person often lies to the doctor or other health care providers about how well he or she is doing – The person seldom uses the phone, computer or other electronic device when he or she is sick or has a bad reaction to something the doctor has done for him or her – The person often lies about how well he or she is doing to fit an image of how great he or she is ## How do we know if a person has a blind eye? The eye doctor may test you for the disease at different points in your life. At some point, the doctor will ask you to take a eye exam. Although each eye doctor will perform an eye evaluation at different points in your life, often the first step is to take an eye test. ## The signs and symptoms of blindness A puffy or watery eye – The pupil size is too small for the light reaching the eye and dark circles orringe signs are visible. This means that the eye is too small for the vision to handle. The lens (the outer part of the eye) is too tight or it is coming out of whack. – The eye is often so puffy or watery that it looks like a balloon – The eyelid is too small to contain all the blood and tears that are needed to sustain it. – The eyes are often so red that they appear to be blood vessels – The vision is very poor. – The person is likely to live in an area with high levels of air pollution. – The person has a history of glaucoma, macular degeneration or whistleblowers. – The person rarely uses the phone, computer or other electronic device when he or she is sick or has a bad reaction to something the doctor has done for him or her – The person often lies to the doctor or other health care providers about how well he or she is doing – The person seldom lies about how well he or she is doing to fit an image of how great he or she is ## How do we know if a person has a blind eye? – A person can be blind after they are grown up and can see very well down to their sixth decade. – A person has a history of contact-induced macular degeneration (CIMD), a rapidly progressing blindness disease caused by overexposure to light, sound, or some other kind of electrical stimulus. – The eye is often so puffy or watery that it looks like a balloon – The eyelid is too small to contain all the blood and tears that are needed to sustain it. – The eyes are often so red that they appear to be blood vessels – The vision is very poor. – The person is likely to live in an area with high levels of air pollution. – The person has a history of glaucoma, macular degeneration or whistleblowers. – The person rarely uses the phone, computer or other electronic device when he or she is sick or has a bad reaction to something the doctor has done for him or her

a-sized lump in the back of the eye can be a sign of blindness. – A person who has been blind for many years may have difficulty walking. – A person may not be able to see well enough to read or to watch television. – A person who is blind from birth cannot see at all. ## What are the causes of blindness? Blindness can be caused by birth, accident, illness or age. It can also be inherited from parents. Blindness can result from a number of causes, including: – Accidents and trauma (including car accidents) – Degenerative diseases – Inherited genetic disorders such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) – Toxins in food and medicine ## What are the causes of blindness? Blindness is a common cause of disability among people aged over 60 years in industrialized nations. In low income countries, it occurs more frequently among children under 5 years old, particularly those living in regions with poor sanitation and limited access to health care.

What are the signs and symptoms that a person has vision problems?

People with vision problems often show signs like: • Squinting • Clenching their eyes • Covering one eye • Holding objects close to their face • Tilting their head ## How do we screen for visual health? This step is often done at school when children in grade 3 or 4 take an eye exam as part of an overall physical health checkup called

what is ucted blindness

A person has a history of eye-related disease. – A person has a history of visual impairment or blindness. – A person has a history of eye-related illness. – A person has a history of brain injury or stroke, which can cause blindness in the affected area.

The signs and symptoms of blind eyes vary from person to person based on individual health and wealth:

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ucted blindness – A person is losing their vision gradually over time

How do we know if a person has a blind eye?

A person can be blind after they are grown up and can see very well down to their sixth decade. – A person has a history of contact-inducted blindness – A person is losing their vision gradually over time

How do we know if a person has a blind eye?

A person can be blind after they are grown up and can see very well down to their sixth decade. – A person has a history of contact-inducted blindness – A person is losing their vision gradually over time