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Glossary for Acute blindness

Medical terms related to Acute blindness or mentioned in this section include:

  • Age-related macular degeneration: Deterioration of the central field of vision.
  • Blindness: Loss of sight in one or both eyes
  • Blurred vision: Blurriness of vision or images.
  • Closed-angle glaucoma: A severe form of glaucoma needing emergency treatment to avoid blindness.
  • Clotting symptoms: Symptoms affecting the blood's ability to clot
  • Conjunctivitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the conjunctiva
  • Diplopia: When two images are visible from a single object
  • Double vision: Seeing two images, overlapping images, shadow images, or ghost images (diplopia)
  • Eales Disease: A rare eye disorder characterized by sudden vision loss, problems with eye blood vessuls and reoccurring eye blood vessel hemorrhages as well as oozing of clear thick fluid from inside the eyeball. Usually occurs after a stressful situation, trauma or after waking up.
  • Eye pain: Pain in the eye.
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Impaired vision: Reduced or degraded vision.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Optic neuritis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the optic nerve
  • Papilloedema: is the optic disc swelling due to raised intracranial pressure
  • Retinal detachment: Detachment of the retina of the eye
  • Uveitis: A condition which is the result of inflammation of the uvea
  • Venous Thrombosis: Formation of a blood clot in a vein. The clot can form in superficial veins and cause few if any symptoms or it can form in the deeper, larger leg veins which can be life-threatening in serious cases. A part of the clot can break off and travel (embolism) to the heart or lungs where it can cause serious problems.
  • Vision changes: Any change in vision or sight.
  • Vision disorders: Any condition which affects ones vision
  • Vision distortion: Distortions or changes to vision
  • Vision loss: Impaired vision or loss of vision
  • Visual problems: Any problems which might occur that affect ones vision
  • Vitamin A deficiency: Dietary deficiency of vitamin A

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute blindness:

The following list of conditions have 'Acute blindness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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