Are visual impairments serious?

Visual impairments can be very serious as they can cause blindness. Additionally, if you cannot see where you are going, accidents and injuries are more likely to occur. Some visual impairments are also indicators of an underlying disease that can be very serious, such as cancer.

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What is the rate of incidence for visual impairments?
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Because there are many different kinds of visual impairments it is difficult to measure the rate of ...
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What are visual impairments?
The visual spectrum ranges from partially visually-impaired to completely blind. Partially impaired ...
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How should I communicate with someone who is visually impaired?
Do not speak to someone with a visual impairment in a way that is different from how you would speak...
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What specialized services are available to help with visual impairment?
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There are many specialized services available to help the visually impaired. Some services you may u...
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