What is blindness?
Blindness is a complete or partial loss of vision. Many causes of blindness exist, including certain eye diseases, diabetes and accidents.
What are blinding diseases?
Blinding diseases are diseases or conditions that cause partial or total loss of vision.
Through its programs, OPC addresses blinding diseases that have been designated priority diseases by the World Health Organization.
Examples of blinding diseases:
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