Night blindness also known as nyctalopia is a condition that causes vision impairment at night or in dimly lit environments. This is basically a case when the person has more difficulty in seeing in dark but does not indicate complete loss of vision. Some types of night blindness can be treated and some types can’t.
HOW IS NIGHT BLINDNESS DIAGNOSED?
An Ophthalmologist diagnoses Night Blindness by conducting a complete eye examination to determine the cause of Night Blindness which can be nearsightedness, cataracts, or Usher syndrome that affects both hearing and vision.
HOW IS NIGHT BLINDNESS TREATED?
The treatment of Night Blindness involves wearing corrective lenses such as eyeglasses or contacts or surgery in case of cataract.
DID YOU KNOW?
People with Night Blindness must avoid traveling in dark and take help from family for dealing with issues related to it.