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Smoking Cannabis Causes Vision Impairment
Smoking cannabis/marijuana impairs visual processing
Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States, according to CDC
Awareness campaigns are needed, as the visual deterioration can pose a danger ...
Study finds that vision impairment and blindness are associated with an increased risk of mortality.
Statistics show that over the next 30 years the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is estimated to rise more than twice the ...
One in 30 Children Affected With Brain-Related Visual Problems
Brain-related visual impairment can affect one in 30 children, reveals a new research investigating the prevalence of Cerebral Visual Impairment [CVI].
The University of Bristol-led findings published in Developmental Medicine and Child ...
Vitamin A Compound Could Help Treat A Vision Problem in Diabetics
Visual function in diabetic patients could be increased by using a single dose of visual chromophore 9-cis-retinal, a vitamin A analog that can form a visual pigment in the retina cells, thereby producing a light sensitive element of the retina, ...
World Sight Day: Vision Problems Affect Nearly 2.2 Billion People, Warns WHO
World Sight Day (WSD) is observed annually on the second Thursday of October. This year 2019, WSD is celebrated on the 10th October . The main objective of the campaign is to raise public awareness on vision problems and encourage people to ...
Light Therapy To Prevent Vision Problems in Preterm Babies
Light therapy in
preterm infants is useful in preventing vision problems by activating a
protein called opsin 5 that regulates the development of
blood vessels in the eye which is critical for normal
'Alarmingly High' Rate of Visual Problems in Stroke Survivors
Acute stroke survivors have a high incidence and prevalence of visual problems, finds a new study. The findings of the study are published in the journal PLOS One .
A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the ...
Vision Impairment Linked to Risk for Falls Among Older Adults
Falls, fear of falling, and limiting activity were considerably more common among older adults who were visually impaired, revealed new study.
For older adults, falls are a major cause of illness and death. Even having a fear of falling is a ...
Link Between Chiropractic Treatment and Vision Problems
High velocity neck manipulation was found to result in stress on the eye and lead to spotty vision, stated by University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.
The risk is rare, but one that Yannis Paulus, M.D., a retina specialist at Kellogg, ...
Likely Cause and Potential Prevention of Vision Problems in Space
A change in vision is the number one health risk for astronauts who spend
extended periods of time on the International Space Station. This vision deterioration in astronauts is
likely due to the lack of a day-night cycle in intracranial ...
Visual Problems in Children Following Concussion Cause Academic Difficulties
Majority of the concussions in children resolve in 7-10 days without any complications.
Those symptoms that last for more than 10 days lead to academic difficulties in children.
These difficulties are more prominent in ...
Long Space Travels Can Cause Vision Impairment In Astronauts
Two-thirds of astronauts who travel for long duration suffer from visual impairment intracranial pressure (VIIP)
Changes in the volume of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) can lead to VIIP, found a new research
Astronauts, who ...
Corticosteroid Treatment Linked to Vision Problems in Very Low Birth Weight Babies
Corticosteroids are, at times, administered to very low birth weight neonates to treat established or evolving lung disease. However, it has long been suspected that steroids may have negative neurodevelopmental effects on very premature infants. ...
Kids With Vision Problems Have a Higher Prevalence of ADHD
Children with vision problems not correctable by glasses or contact lenses have a higher prevalence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggests a study published in Optometry and Vision Science , official journal of the American ...
Vision Impairment of Over 100 Million People in the World is Correctable
Refractive error refers to any of the common vision problems causing decreased sharpness of vision, including myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia, (farsightedness), or astigmatism. In developed countries, eyeglasses or contact lenses are routinely ...