Night Blindness is a eye condition characterized by limited or zero visibility at nights. Night Blindness is also referred to as nyctalopia. Night Blindness is usually an indication of an underlying disease or disorder. Symptom of night blindness is poor or difficulty in seeing in the dark. The symptoms are more prominent when you move from a bright zone to a dark zone
HOW IS NIGHT BLINDNESS DIAGNOSED?
The eye specialist will perform a physical examination and ask for details of symptoms and medical history. The eye exam will include:
• Color vision testing
• Pupil light reflex
• Retinal exam
• Slit lamp examination
• Visual acuity
• Electroretinogram (ERG)
• Visual field
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?
Some types of Night Blindness can be treated and other types cannot be treated.