Amblyopia affects vision & brain development.

What is Amblyopia? Although you’ve probably heard the term before, a lot of parents don’t know much about the condition itself. To understand the problem, you need to understand a little bit about how vision works. Our eyes don’t really “see” anything. Instead, they send signals and messages about what is in the environment to…

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Facts about Lazy Eye (Amblyopia) in Children!

What is Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)? Although you’ve probably heard the term before, a lot of parents don’t know much about the condition itself. To understand the problem, you need to understand a little bit about how vision works. Our eyes don’t really “see” anything. Instead, they send signals and messages about what is in the…

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Vision in Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis Pigmentosa is a group of eye problems that affect the retina. This condition changes how the retina responds to light, making it hard to see. People with Retinitis Pigmentosa lose their vision slowly over time. Usually, though, they may not become totally blind.Retinitis Pigmentosa is a genetic condition; it can be passed down in…

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Career choices no longer depend on Colour Blindness

Colour blindness is a mild disability in which distinguishing color can become an issue. People with color blindness can’t identify certain colors amongst similar others, or just none at all. Mostly people suffering with colour blindness are unable to recognize blue/yellow or red/green, with the latter being the more common of the two. Total color…

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Facts about Amblyopia in children

Amblyopia is also referred to as “lazy eye”, which begins during infancy and early childhood. In most cases, only one eye is affected. But in some cases, reduced visual acuity can occur in both eyes. If left untreated, lazy eye can cause severe visual disability in the affected eye, including legal blindness. The brain tends…

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The Condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is a gathering of uncommon, genetic disorder of the photoreceptors and Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) that includes a breakdown and loss of cells in the retina which eventually leads to visual impairment during night times and dynamic narrowing of the visual field, more like resulting in a tunnel vision. Photoreceptors are cells…

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Product Packaging Gone Wrong for Colour Blind Consumers

The purpose of this blog is to better the understanding of both colour in packaging and allowing synesthetic experiences that will affect the colourblind person’s abilities to shop capably and effectively. Colour blindness has both little and extreme effect on a person’s life. The most extreme of this would be the inability to shop in…

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