Vision, Low

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Vision, Low

Synonym(s) - Vision, Reduced - Vision, Subnormal - Vision, Diminished - Diminished Vision - Low Vision

Definition: 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.).

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