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Definition 1: impairment of the sense of sight - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for visual impairment in the sense of this definition

(visual impairment is a kind of ...) the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

"reading disability" "hearing impairment"

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) blindness in one fourth of the visual field

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) a defect of vision in which objects appear to be distorted; usually due to a defect in the retina

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) inability to see clearly in dim light; due to a deficiency of vitamin A or to a retinal disorder

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) damage to the retina resulting from exposure of the eye to the sun without adequate protection

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) an isolated area of diminished vision within the visual field

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) visual impairment involving a loss of peripheral vision

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) inability to see clearly in bright light

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects

"diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) the state of being blind or lacking sight

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) distorted vision in which straight lines appear curved

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) visual defect in which the shape and size of an ocular image differ in the two eyes

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) visual impairment without apparent organic pathology

(... is a kind of visual impairment ) visual defect in which objects appear to have a yellowish hue; sometimes occurs in cases of jaundice

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