What is Amaurosis?

Amaurosis (Greek meaning darkening, dark, or obscure) is vision loss or weakness that occurs without an apparent lesion affecting the eye. It may result from either a medical condition or from excess acceleration, as in flight. The term is the same as the Latin gutta serena.

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My daughter(age 10) just mentioned she cannot see for a couple of seconds because of some white spots in her vision . I asked her further questions...

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Hi Madam, its better to show her to an Ophthalmologist. Please answer a few more questions
1. Since when she is having headache?
2. Does she gets...

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Case Summary (Shankra Nathryala Channai) MRD No-1657940 & G.No. G-156/08 Ms Avani a 3.5 Years old girl brought by parents with history of noticing...

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As per the case history & the diagnosis the treatment advised to you is correct as in lebers the vision remains low throughout life , n there is no...

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I was driving home in the mid morning today. As I passed a line of trees that I have driven past for years, flashes of sunlight came at speed...

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Brief Answer:
Vision loss would not have occurred.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Madam
Welcome to Health care magic

I am Dr Dadapeer k, an ophthalmologist...

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