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What to know about vision loss

December 23, 2020

From the Medical News Today website

Vision loss refers to either complete or partial loss of vision. Depending on the cause, it may occur suddenly or gradually over time, and in one or both eyes. Some types of vision loss are temporary or reversible.

Vision loss is relatively common. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), vision problems are among the top 10 disabilities in adults, and one of the most prevalent disabilities in children.

The CDC estimate that 12 million people age 40 or older in the United States have some form of visual impairment, including over 1 million people who are blind.

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