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Night Blindness

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by Martin JJ

(Nyctanopia; Nyctalopia; Day Sight; Nocturnal Amblyopia)

 

Treatment

If you experience night blindness, it is important to take safety precautions, like not driving in the evening or at night.
 

RESOURCES

National Eye Institute
http://www.nei.nih.gov/

Retina International
http://www.retina-international.org/

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Ophthalmological Society
http://www.eyesite.ca/

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index%5Fe.html/

 

References


Beers, MH, Fletcher AJ, Jones TV, et al. The Merck Manual of Medical Information. 2nd ed. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories; 2003.


Herse P. Retinitis pigmentosa: visual function and multidisciplinary management. Clin Exp Iptom . 2005;88:5:335-350.


Retina International. Night blindness. Retina International website. Available at: http://www.retina-international.org/index.php?menuid=42 . Accessed November 10, 2010.

 

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