How do I know if I’m partially blind? You may be registered as partially sighted if your visual acuity is between 3/60 and 6/60 with a full field of vision, or up to 6/18 (18 is the number of the fourth line down the chart) if your field of vision is very restricted.
What are the first signs of going blind?
- Double vision.
- Blurry vision.
- Seeing flashes of light.
- Seeing floaters or “spider webs”
- Seeing halos or rainbows around lights.
- Seeing what looks like a curtain coming down over one eye.
- A sudden decrease in vision.
- Sudden sensitivity to light and glare.
How do I know if I’m losing my vision? You may have vision problems if you have trouble with normal activities, such as reading mail, watching television, signing your name, paying bills, or walking up and down stairs. You might also have trouble recognizing people. You may notice that you squint a lot in order to see things clearly.
What causes partial blindness? Temporary vision loss (total or partial) can also be the result of: migraine headaches. sickle cell anemia, also referred to as sickle cell disease (inherited blood condition) acute angle-closure glaucoma (sudden rise in eye pressure)