legal blindness


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Noun1.legal blindness - vision that is 20/200 or worse in both eyes (20/200 vision is the ability to see at 20 feet what a normal eye can see at 200 feet)
blindness, cecity, sightlessness - the state of being blind or lacking sight
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1 cause of legal blindness in adults over 60, is a progressive eye condition affecting as many as one in three adults.
Doing activities with her peers has been Resh's parents' goal since their daughter was born 20 years ago with severe permanent brain damage, resulting in cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia, profound intellectual disabilities and legal blindness.
The patient was a 64 years old man with significant glaucoma damage and legal blindness because of the near total loss of peripheral vision.
The rates of legal blindness as a result of wet AMD in Scotland have been shown to have reduced significantly since approval of ranibizumab for wet AMD and I am pleased to now have it in my armoury of treatments for the management of BRVO.
Real world evidence in wet AMD: One study looked at how Lucentis treatment impacted the rates of legal blindness secondary to wet AMD in Scotland, UK.
Monthly ranibizumab was estimated to reduce legal blindness in 24 months to 4,484 (by 72 percent).
She examines the experience of legal blindness using an American cultural studies approach and a British social model of disability.
The authors draw from a large sample of 384 adults with AMD, and the results of this study are important for everyone who works with those who have the leading cause of legal blindness in the developed world.
This study analyzes the employment outcomes for individuals with legal blindness who have exited the adult rehabilitation system.
Blurred vision and the inability to recognize faces gradually progress to legal blindness in many cases.
AMD is not as well known as other eye diseases such as cataracts or glaucoma but it is the leading cause of legal blindness for people over the age of 50 in the Western World.
Within approximately twelve months of visual loss in one eye, over 97% of patients experience vision loss in the second eye, subsequently resulting in legal blindness.