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Blindness (Hysterical Blindness) Summary

Description: The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.

Also Known As: Hysterical Blindness; Amaurosis; Legal Blindness; Blindness, Legal; Blindness, Acquired Show All >>

Networked: 3116 relevant articles (116 outcomes, 144 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Blindness

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. ROP : 15 outcomes 8 studies in 206 results : IBA
  2. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 12 outcomes 19 studies in 508 results : IBA
  3. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 48 results : FDA 33 Generic
  4. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 45 results : IBA
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 4 outcomes in 28 results : IBA
  6. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 33 results : IBA
  7. Steroids : 2 outcomes in 24 results : IBA
  8. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 22 results : IBA
  9. Zinc : 2 outcomes in 8 results : IBA
  10. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 80 Generic
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Diseases Related to Blindness

  1. Diabetic Retinopathy (Retinopathy, Diabetic)
  2. Retinopathy of Prematurity (Retrolental Fibroplasia)
  3. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
  4. Infection
  5. Cataract (Cataracts)
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Key Therapies for Blindness

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 84 results
  2. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty) : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 62 results
  3. Light Coagulation : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 57 results
  4. Decompression : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 40 results
  5. Vitrectomy : 4 outcomes in 13 results
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