Vision – night blindness

Alternative Names

Nyctanopia; Nyctalopia; Night blindness

Definition of Vision – night blindness

Night blindness is poor vision at night or in dim light.

Review

Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine; Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/28/2010

External and internal eye anatomy

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