Symptoms are difficulty or inability to see in low light or darkness. While driving, this may also occur a few seconds after the bright headlights of an oncoming car have passed.
- Refraction test to measure your prescription for eye glasses orcontact lenses
- Slit lamp examination to examine the structures in the front of the eye, including conjunctiva, cornea, eyelids, iris, lens, and sclera
- Retinal examination to look for any damage to the structures in the back of the eye ‒ the vitreous, retina, and choroid
Treatments generally include:
- Taking vitamin A supplements
- Having cataracts removed
- Low-vision aids