blindness

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the condition of not being able to see

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In wet AMD, blood vessels underneath the retina begin to grow abnormally, which causes almost immediate central blindness.
Vitreomacular traction is a progressive disease of the back side of the eye which when not treated mostly causes visual distortion, worsening of visual acuity and occasionallyA central blindness.
Henry Hudson, a principal investigator in clinical trials of the new CentraSight treatment, "But central blindness isn't correctable by glasses or surgery.
Had we only dealt with phenomenal visual experiences after acquired blindness, the problem would not have been substantial; we know that, as a release phenomenon, "phantom vision" occurs rather frequently after either peripheral or central blindness (Schultz & Melzack, 1991).
However, a significant number of cases of the "dry" form of AMD can progress to the "wet" form, where blood vessels underneath the retina begin to grow, leading to central blindness.
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