Usher Syndrome | Type 1, 2 and 3
Usher Syndrome


Usher Syndrome is defined as a condition that causes a gradual loss of vision and hearing over time due to abnormalities found within the ears and eyes. Most people impacted by this type of vision loss usually experience loss of night vision first, which then gradually and eventually leads to the formation of blind spots and even tunnel vision.


What is Legally Blind Vision?
Legally Blind


Many may confuse blindness with legal blindness. They can actually be quite different. Complete blindness indicates that a person is unable to see or discern any images whereas people who are legally blind are capable of seeing images albeit very unclear.


Stargardt Disease Treatment
Juvenile Macular Degeneration


Stargardt disease is a juvenile version of macular degeneration, a disease wherein a genetic mutation causes protein to block nutrients from being delivered to and waste removed from the macula. The net effect of this damage directly impacts a person's visual acuity and color perception, which in many cases results in legal blindness.


Protanomaly and Protanopia | Understanding Red-Green Color Blindness
Protanomaly


Red-Green colorblindness is the most common type of inherited color blindness affecting approximately 6% of males and less than 1% of females. From those impacted by this abnormality a few cases are due to protanomaly and protanopia. What is the difference between the two?


Retinoblastoma Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Retinoblastoma


Retinoblastoma is a relatively obscure cancer that affects the eye's retina that is most commonly expressed in children; however there have been known cases that have presented in adults as well. The object of this article is to shed some light on this disease and to discuss some basic related questions




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