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Vision Disorders (Hemeralopia) Summary

Description: Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions. Visual disability refers to inability of the individual to perform specific visual tasks, such as reading, writing, orientation, or traveling unaided. (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132)

Also Known As: Hemeralopia; Micropsia; Metamorphopsia; Macropsia; Day Blindness Show All >>

Networked: 178 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vision Disorders

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 41 results : IBA
  2. ranibizumab (Lucentis) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 2
  3. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  4. Fluorescein (Funduscein) : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results : FDA 3 Generic
  5. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 80 Generic
  6. Cellophane : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  7. Argon : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. verteporfin (Visudyne) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 1
  9. Dopamine Agonists (Dopamine Agonist) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Sodium : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Vision Disorders

  1. Edema
  2. Diplopia (Double Vision)
  3. Telangiectasis (Telangiectasia)
  4. Retinal Telangiectasis
  5. Macular Edema
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Key Therapies for Vision Disorders

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  1. Vitrectomy : 3 outcomes in 18 results
  2. Traction : 3 outcomes in 9 results
  3. Injections : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  4. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  5. Lenses : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
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