Blindness is a lack of vision that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Vision loss refers to the partial or complete loss of vision. This vision loss may happen suddenly or over a period of time. Some types of vision loss never lead to complete blindness.
HOW IS BLINDNESS DIAGNOSED?
It is important that people be examined by an ophthalmologist specializing in low vision care prior to rehabilitation
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?
In case of unexplained or complete blindness that mostly occurs from birth onwards, the doctor may ask the patient to lean Braille or get take other such measures.