Night blindness, or nyctalopia, is where the eye is unable to adapt to low-light conditions, such as at nighttime.
Night blindness is a symptom of some underlying conditions, which may have several causes
The symptoms depend on the underlying cause but may include:
▪︎Inability to see stars at night, or obstacles in a dark room.
▪︎Blurry, or cloudy vision
▪︎Sensitivity to light
▪︎Difficulty seeing into the distance
Night blindness can be caused by any of the following:
▪︎Vitamin A deficiency
▪︎Retinitis pigmentosa: This is a group of rare eye diseases that damage the retina
Treatment for night blindness will vary depending on the cause.
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