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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Blindness from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Cultural Aspect

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Other Imaging Findings

Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Adaptive Tools and Techniques

Medical Therapy

Surgery

Primary Prevention

Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy

Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Blindness On the Web

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Ongoing Trials at Clinical Trials.gov

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse

NICE Guidance

FDA on Blindness

CDC on Blindness

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Saumya Easaw, M.B.B.S.[2]

Blindness
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ICD-10 H54.0, H54.1, H54.4
ICD-9 369

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Blindness from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Cultural Aspect

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Adaptive Tools and Techniques | Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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