Night Blindness in a Healthy Middle-Class Child

Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020 May 1;51(5):286-288. doi: 10.3928/23258160-20200501-06.


How do you clinically approach a night-blind child in a vegetarian family, with no obvious dystrophy and no obvious malnutrition? This case reviews some of the issues, and it reminds us of some of the cautions. [Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020;51:286-288.].

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Dark Adaptation / physiology*
  • Electroretinography / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Night Blindness / diagnosis*
  • Night Blindness / physiopathology
  • Retina / diagnostic imaging*
  • Tomography, Optical Coherence / methods*