Leading Causes of Blindness

The online magazine NIH Medline Plus, a publication of the National Institutes of Health and the Friends of of the National Library of Medicine, published a webpage explaining the different visual impairments people can suffer from. 

Along every eye impairment description, there is a picture of how people see when they suffer from this condition and the available treatments.

The impairments described here are: 

- Cataracts
- Glaucoma
- Macular degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy

Date: 07/01/2008
Author: no author
Organization: NIH Medline Plus
Reference: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/summer08/articles/summer08pg14-15.html
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Content type: Presentation
Tags: eye diseases, glaucoma, macular degeneration, eye, blindness, visual, low vision, visually impaired, ophthalmology
Categories: Medical & Functions