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Low Vision (Subnormal Vision) Summary

Description: Vision considered to be inferior to normal vision as represented by accepted standards of acuity, field of vision, or motility. Low vision generally refers to visual disorders that are caused by diseases that cannot be corrected by refraction (e.g., MACULAR DEGENERATION; RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA; DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, etc.).

Also Known As: Subnormal Vision; Vision, Low; Vision, Diminished; Diminished Vision; Reduced Vision Show All >>

Networked: 392 relevant articles (30 outcomes, 27 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Low Vision

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 48 results : IBA
  2. ranibizumab (Lucentis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 2
  3. Fluconazole (Zonal) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 41 Generic
  4. ROP : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  5. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  6. tranilast (N 5') : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  7. A-factor (Streptomyces) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  8. GABA-B Receptor Agonists : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels (Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Endothelial Growth Factors : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Low Vision

  1. Macular Edema
  2. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  3. Blindness (Hysterical Blindness)
  4. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  5. Scotoma (Scintillating Scotoma)
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Key Therapies for Low Vision

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  1. Eyeglasses (Spectacles) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 36 results
  2. Lenses : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 20 results
  3. Contact Lenses : 4 outcomes 1 study in 15 results
  4. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 6 results
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