How to use Blindness in a sentence

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  • He has seen me in my blindness, and is trying to open my eyes.

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  • The dog's blindness caused his hearing and sense of smell to become even stronger.

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  • The thought of us residing in utter blindness petrified me!

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  • The notes of this journey are written in a light and amusing style, showing Hume's usual keenness of sight in some directions and his almost equal blindness in others.

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  • At the head of the establishment Johnson had placed an old lady named Williams, whose chief recommendations were her blindness and her poverty.

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  • Only blindness could have prevented her from knowing that she was unusually attractive.

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  • He turned and put his arm to his eyes against the blindness.

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  • Cortical blindness does occur in about 4% of the cases of cerebral malaria.

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  • More than 60 percent favored GM foods to help diabetics as well as wheat with vitamin A to combat blindness.

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  • Snow blindness means he has to abort the trip, and be evacuated by helicopter.

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  • Age - related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over 60 years in the western world.

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  • People deficient in retinoids suffer night blindness and dryness of the eyes (xerophthalmia ).

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  • Dog and cat poop can cause blindness in children so never, ever touch the poop with your bare hands.

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  • Failure to detect diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in the working population of industrialized countries.

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  • And there has been enormous progress in fighting river blindness, guinea worm, diarrheal diseases, and others.

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  • This unpleasant material very often contains a parasitic roundworm, Toxocara Canis, which can cause blindness in humans.

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  • This is caused by a parasitic roundworm in the fox, toxocara canis, which can cause blindness in young children.

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  • More of the control group experienced functional blindness due to loss of aphakic spectacles at 1 year.

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  • Onchocerca volvulus is a nematode that causes onchocerciasis (river blindness) in West Africa and Central America.

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  • In 1867 she married the economist Henry Fawcett, subsequently PostmasterGeneral (see 10.215), and during her husband's life was closely associated with him in all his work, his blindness making him in many ways extremely dependent upon her.

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  • Throughout his historical career - at the Ecole Normale and the Sorbonne and in his lectures delivered to the empress Eugenie - his sole aim was to ascertain the truth, and in the defence of truth his polemics against what he imagined to be the blindness and insincerity of his critics sometimes assumed a character of harshness and injustice.

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  • To the deafness was added blindness, but his memory and his fine manners only left him with life; his last words (" Give Dayrolles a chair ") prove that he had neither forgotten his friend nor the way to receive him.

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  • Retinoblastoma tumors can be successfully treated if detected early enough, but the required chemotherapy and surgery can result in blindness.

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  • Accidents or strokes that damage the retina or affect particular areas of the brain eye can lead to color blindness.

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  • An ophthalmologist should be consulted at the time color blindness is first suspected.

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  • Some plates distinguish between red/green and blue color blindness.

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  • His normal working day at this time was one of fourteen or fifteen hours, and he refused to spare himself one hour of toil, though under the strain blindness was rapidly coming on.

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  • When, in view of his growing blindness, lie offered to resign the bishopric, he was induced to reconsider his proposal, and on the sudden death of Archbishop Benson in 1896, though now seventy-six years of age, he accepted the see of Canterbury.

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  • In the second case there is also the closest parallel between physical blindness cured, and spiritual darkness dispelled, by the Logos-Light as described in the accompanying discourse.

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  • The story of his blindness, however, may be merely a method of.

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  • Timotheus, again pronouncing sentence of death, was struck with blindness, but immediately healed by the powerful intercession of the saint, a miracle which converted nearly five thousand men on the spot.

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  • Thus the rabbit and the dog are not absolutely blinded by removal of the entire cortex, but in man destruction of the occipital cortex produces total blindness, even to the extent that the pupil of the eye does not respond when light is flashed into the eye.

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  • But all these warnings were disregarded with a blindness as great as was the incapacity that allowed the Mutiny to gather head unchecked after its first outbreak at Meerut.

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  • Florus and Eutropius abridged him; Orosius extracted from him his proofs of the sinful blindness of the pagan world; and in every school Livy was firmly established as a textbook for the Roman youth.

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  • He trusted that, as had so often happened in the course of Hungarian history, the weakness and blindness of the court would help Hungary back to her constitutional rights.

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  • There may be bleeding from the nose, cutaneous congestion, deafness, blindness, coma or delirium, and even death from cardiac failure.

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  • With equal blindness the Secessionists favoured, and the Republicans opposed, the calling of a special state convention to decide the issue of secession.

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  • Where he went wrong was in his ignorance of the special circumstances of the French nation, and his consequent blindness to the fact that the historical method of gradual progress was impossible where institutions had become so utterly bad as they were in France, and that consequently the system of starting afresh, to which he reasonably objected, was to the French a matter not of choice but of necessity.

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  • But as the result of these labours he was threatened with total blindness; and, disappointed of receiving a professorship at Oxford, in 1871 he emigrated to Australia.

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  • Owing to the blindness of Louis XV.

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  • In selecting books for Helen to read, I have never chosen them with reference to her deafness and blindness.

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  • Is it blind? she asked; for in her mind the idea of being led was associated with blindness.

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  • More important, however, is the rebirth of interest to assess and then take action to end trachoma as a cause of blindness.

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  • Dr. Vijay, in her article, gives information on the management of surgically remediable causes of childhood blindness.

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  • Longer term, there is the risk of complications such as heart disease, strokes, blindness and amputation.

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  • You must take advice from your vet tho, as taurine deficiency can result in blindness and even death.

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  • Recurrent trichiasis was not significantly associated with visual impairment or blindness at follow-up.

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  • There seems to be a wilful blindness toward the need for such certification.

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  • What we must not do in the face of a mortal threat is to give in to wishful thinking or willful blindness.

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  • A deficiency can cause blindness and cardiovascular issues in your pet.

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  • In 1975, CCI began providing highly-trained dogs to assist people with disabilities other than blindness.

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  • The over-consumption of alcohol can cause liver damage, blindness and even death.

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  • At least 825,000 people in the United States injure their eyes each year, according to Prevent Blindness America, and up to 90 percent of these incidents could have been prevented with protective eyewear.

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  • Untreated diabetes can lead to heart attacks, blindness, circulation problems, kidney failure, limb amputation, and other serious complications.

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  • If left untreated, age-related eye diseases can cause serious loss of vision and even blindness.

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  • Modern treatments seek to prevent the spread of the protozoa, terminate the infection in a person and avoid serious side-effects such as blindness.

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  • Both conditions involve damage to the cells of the eye leading to impaired vision and can ultimately lead to blindness.

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  • This temporary blindness can be quite dangerous if you happen to be driving or skiing downhill.

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  • When it comes to your eyes, UVB rays can cause a temporary blindness that lasts 12 to 48 hours.

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  • Skiers should be especially careful, because this type of blindness is caused when UVB rays mix with snow and wind.

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  • World Sight Day is the second Thursday of October and is meant to bring awareness to blindness, visual impairment, and rehabilitation around the world.

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  • According to Vision2020.org, approximately 314 million people in the world live with low vision and blindness.

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  • Avoid this game at all costs, as prolonged exposure can result in blindness and loss of hearing.

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  • Ultimately, this destruction can result in blindness, deafness, increasingly poor balance, and increasing difficulty with the coordination necessary for walking.

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  • Untreated retinal detachment can cause blindness.

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  • T. gondii infection of a fetus or newborn can also cause severe neurological impairment, blindness, mental retardation, and death.

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  • Severe infections lead to seizure disorders, neurological disorders, abnormal muscle tone, deafness, partial or complete blindness caused by a condition called chorioretinitis, and mental retardation.

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  • Trachoma is the most common infectious cause of blindness in the world.

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  • Repeated, extended, untreated periods of infection are required for blindness to occur.

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  • Visual disturbances include night blindness and increased sensitivity to light and glare.

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  • In addition, albinism does not cause blindness.

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  • Hospitalization is usually required for severe pneumonia in infants and for keratoconjunctivitis (to prevent blindness).

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  • Ocular herpes can weaken vision and even cause blindness.

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  • Uncontrolled diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, end-stage renal disease, and limb amputations.

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  • This damage causes blurred vision, sudden blindness, or black spots, lines, or flashing light in the field of vision.

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  • Blindness may develop, and the temperature may spike (rise rapidly) and fall unpredictably as the brain structures responsible for temperature regulation are affected.

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  • The most common birth defects resulting from congenital rubella infection are eye defects such as cataracts, glaucoma, and blindness; deafness; congenital heart defects; and mental retardation.

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  • About one-third of the survivors have long-term problems with kidney function, and another 8 percent develop high blood pressure, seizure disorders, and blindness.

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  • Infants born at 30 weeks of gestation or less are at risk for blindness, cerebral palsy, and brain hemorrhages.

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  • The gonococcal organism may occasionally affect the eye, causing blindness if not treated.

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  • These problems can include major health conditions including cerebral palsy, mental retardation, blindness, deafness, and diabetes.

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  • Unless treated with a diet that includes a mixture of oils called Lorenzo's oil, the disease will result in paralysis, hearing loss, blindness, vegetative state, and death.

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  • In severe and acute (sudden-onset) cases, hypertension can cause seizures, swelling throughout the body, blindness, or renal (kidney) failure.

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  • Those who do not die may experience permanent blindness, mental retardation, seizure disorders, or loss of motor control.

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  • Nail-patella syndrome is associated with open-angle glaucoma, which, if untreated, may lead to blindness.

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  • Medical treatment at early signs of glaucoma prevents progression of the disease to blindness.

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  • Glaucoma can be caused by another eye disorder, such as a tumor or congenital malformation, or can appear without obvious cause, but if untreated it generally leads to blindness.

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  • Vitamin A deficiency, common throughout the poorer parts of the world, causes night blindness.

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  • Severe vitamin A deficiency can result in xerophthalmia, a disease that, if left untreated, results in total blindness.

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  • Rarely does inclusion conjunctivitis lead to blindness, unless it has been left untreated for months or longer.

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  • In the newborn, inclusion conjunctivitis may resolve spontaneously, but there are chlamydial infections which can cause blindness if not treated.

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  • Trachoma-A type of chlamydia that causes blindness.

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  • These premature infants, however, are at higher risk for death or serious complications, which include heart defects, respiratory problems, blindness, and brain damage.

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  • Retinopathy of prematurity is a condition in which the blood vessels in the baby's eyes do not develop normally, and can, in some cases, result in blindness.

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  • Severe disabilities such as brain damage, blindness, and chronic lung problems are possible and may require ongoing care.

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  • Contrary to popular myth, masturbation does not make the palms hairy or cause blindness or genital shrinkage.

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  • Rubella infection during early pregnancy can pass through the placenta to the developing infant and cause serious birth defects, including heart abnormalities, mental retardation, blindness, and deafness.

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  • Diseases that cause partial or total blindness can cause strabismus.

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  • Nerve compression can result in facial paralysis, deafness, or blindness.

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  • During the late stage of syphilis, the infection has spread to organ systems and may cause blindness, signs of damage to the nervous system and heart, and skin lesions.

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  • An increase in pressure in the eye can lead to blindness if not treated.

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  • Some children with JA have a serious inflammation of structures within the eye, which if left undiagnosed and untreated could even lead to blindness.

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  • Newborns who are exposed to GBS, however, can develop serious complications such as meningitis, pneumonia, blindness, deafness, and death is possible.

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  • Nocturnal myopia, another type of myopia sometimes referred to as "night blindness," is blurred vision only in darkness.

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  • Color blindness is an abnormal condition characterized by the inability to clearly distinguish different colors of the spectrum.

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  • It is a misleading term because people with color blindness are not blind.

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  • There are three basic variants of color blindness.

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  • Red/green color blindness is the most common deficiency, affecting 8 percent of Caucasian males and 0.5 percent of Caucasian females.

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  • Blue color blindness is an inability to distinguish both blue and yellow, which are seen as white or gray.

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  • Researchers studying red/green color blindness in the United Kingdom reported an average prevalence of only 4.7 percent in one group.

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  • Red/green color blindness may slightly increase an affected person's chances of contracting leprosy.

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  • Pre-term infants exhibit an increased prevalence of blue color blindness.

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  • Red/green and blue color blindness appear to be located on at least two different gene locations.

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  • This indicates that the X chromosome is one of the locations for color blindness.

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  • The rare female that has red/green color blindness, or rarer still, blue color blindness, indicates there is an involvement of another gene.

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  • The inability to correctly identify colors is the only sign of color blindness.

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  • It is important to note that people with red/green or blue varieties of color blindness use other cues such as color saturation and object shape or location to distinguish colors.

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  • As of 2004 there is no treatment or cure for color blindness.

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  • Inherited color blindness cannot be prevented.

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  • But for most people with acquired color blindness, the damage is usually permanent.

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  • Color blindness that is inherited is present in both eyes and remains constant over an individual's entire life.

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  • There is no way to prevent genetic color blindness.

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  • Some forms of acquired color blindness may be prevented.

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  • Parents can inquire about other family members who have experienced color blindness.

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  • It can cause damage to the retina of the eye, vision loss, or blindness.

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  • Toxoplasma can cause birth defects including blindness, hearing loss, and mental retardation.

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  • It is there that a record number of children are experiencing blindness that could be prevented with proper nutrition.

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  • A deficiency of vitamin A results in vision problems that range from dry eye, known as xerophtalmia, to complete blindness.

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  • This can in turn lead to brain damage, color blindness, anemia, tremors, confusion and loss of coordination, to name a few possible effects -- which in elderly patients can then be misdiagnosed as Alzheimers disease or senile dementia.

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  • People with night blindness, macular degeneration and cataracts may find benefits in taking zinc as a supplement.

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  • You should also avoid B12 if you suffer from Leber's disease as supplementation could lead to serious damage to the optic nerve including blindness.

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  • Without vitamin A, you might experience infertility and be more susceptible to night blindness, skin problems and illnesses of all kinds, including maladies that cause early mortality.

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  • Poor adaptation to the dark, or night blindness, is an early result of a Vitamin A deficiency.

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  • They are the most prominent cause of blindness and impaired vision in the United States and mainly occur in older Americans.

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  • Rare but serious complications, such as blindness, can occur.

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  • Married to the lovely Gabrielle, Carlos has faced many tribulations on the show, including prison, extramarital affairs (his and his wife's), and blindness.

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  • The condition is more akin to blindness than to a debilitating illness.

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  • Experiencing mind blindness and appears to lack empathy for others because of not understanding the emotional responses and typical reactions of other people in common situations.

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  • As things deteriorate, anemia and color blindness can set in, as does a higher risk of cardiovascular ailments.

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  • By using hexadecimal notation, this can be exact regardless of the screen calibration or even color blindness of the people working on it.

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  • For some time he took little part in active politics, chiefly on account of his growing blindness.

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  • Jaidev was succeeded by numerous Hindu saints, who perceived that the superstitions of the age only led to spiritual blindness.

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  • But there were also a great many things which he did not see, and there was often no logical connexion whatever between his vision and his blindness.

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  • When not quite six months old he lost his sight by smallpox, and his career is largely interesting as that of one who achieved what he did in spite of blindness.

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  • Chartism begins with a fierce attack upon the laissez faire theory, which showed blindness to this necessity.

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  • His last telescopic discovery - that of the moon's diurnal and monthly librations - was made in 1637, only a few months before his eyes were for ever closed in hopeless blindness.

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  • He is said to have died of voluntary starvation, being threatened with total blindness.

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  • It should cause temporary blindness in Immortals as well as mask your pheromones.

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  • Evolution can only work on the material at hand with almost absolute blindness.

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  • Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) is an inherited disease which usually causes total blindness from birth.

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  • The Richard Attenborough Center has long known that even congenital blindness is no bar to drawing or working in color.

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  • It was the same optimism, with its easy methods of regenerating society and its fatal blindness to the real conditions that circumscribe human life, that was responsible for the wild theories of the French Revolution and many of its consequent excesses.

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  • A blow to the head resulted in temporary blindness, but the doctors were confident Joe's sight would soon be restored.

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  • An occasional, treated infection does not result in blindness.

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  • This scratching leads to scarring of the cornea, eventual blockage of the tear ducts, and blindness.

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  • If the infection has progressed to the stage of follicle development, prevention of blindness depends on the size of the follicles, the presence of additional bacterial infections, and the development of scarring.

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  • The WHO has developed a program called SAFE, which aims to prevent blindness caused by trachoma.

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  • A weakness of the eyes, ending in total blindness, occasioned his taking up the studies with which his name is now connected.

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