Blindness is the lack of vision which cannot be corrected by wearing glasses or contact lenses. Partial blindness means you have very limited vision and complete blindness means complete loss of sight. Symptoms may include sudden loss of vision, or diminishing vision.
HOW IS BLINDNESS DIAGNOSED?
Ophthalmologists may perform a complete eye examination with the help of optical devices. He may also check on the symptoms, patient’s history and family history.
HOW IS BLINDNESS TREATED?
Partial blindness is curable by medications and surgery while complete blindness is noncurable. People with complete vision loss are rehabilitated with special equipment and education to lead life like the usage of brail and other supportive instruments
DID YOU KNOW?
Blind people exercise their sense of smell to identify areas that they have already been to.