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Then in the midst of my pleasures, as I enjoyed a fortune of six millions, I was smitten with blindness.
described the relationship between cortical blindness and hypertensive encephalopathy also known as posterior reversible leucoencephalopathy syndrome affected mainly patients with underlying hypertension immunosuppression and renal impairment.
Seeing is believing is Standard Chartered's global charitable initiative to help tackle blindness and is run in partnership with the International Agency for Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).
Wilful blindness as a form of fault is quite familiar to Canadian criminal law.
In fact, for many children, the cause for the blindness itself is linked to the optic neural pathways (hereafter referred to as "ocular-plus blindness").
Colombia has become the first nation to eliminate onchocerciasis, more commonly known as river blindness, according to the World Health Organization.
SIGHTSAVERS HAS reached 250 million treatments of onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, this week (July 8).
Summary: A colour vision study of the UAE's Emirati diabetic population shows that colour blindness is not only a black and white issue.
What is commonly referred to as 'colour blindness' is not blindness at all but rather a colour vision deficiency - an inability or decreased ability to see colour or perceive colour differences under normal lighting conditions, he explained.
1 percent of total blindness globally followed by refractive errors with female 64 percent and male 36 percent.
Riyadh, Dhu-AlQa'dah 16, 1432, Oct 14, 2011, SPA -- Led by its Chairman Prince Abdulaziz bin Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the National Prevention of Blindness Committee celebrated here today the World Sight Day, which falls annually, on the second Thursday of Oct.
HALF a million people with diabetes in England are at risk of blindness because they do not get proper checks, a charity has warned.
She examines the experience of legal blindness using an American cultural studies approach and a British social model of disability.
An inability to distinguish between red and green is the most common type of colour blindness, and this is a gender-linked disorder that's much rarer in women than in men.
The Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment Study Group investigated the prevalence and causes of visual loss in different ecological zones across Nigeria.