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Hi. I have been trying to find out if blind people can see images at all? And as far as I have read, I have found that many blind people generally see nothing and they usually touch and feel the objects and form the objects in their minds. I wanted to know do blind people see/perceive distorted images? As in, for example they can verbally describe what a butterfly is but when they imagine what it looks like do they happen to form distorted images?

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Dr Mannu Rajnani
Dr Mannu Rajnani  
Dear SAPNA

tHANK YOU for the enquiry

It depends on severity of blindness and if there is partial retinal blindness then they can percieve certain images though they may not be able to read or visualize anything but if the optic nerve is damaged or macular damage then the person cannot see any images or shadows also also cannot see or have perception of light also

if you any further questions please revert back to me on my email address at "manulasereye@yahoo.com"
thanking you
Dr Mannu C Rajnani
Dr Mannu Laser Eye Surgeries
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15th Road, Khar(West), Mumbai 400052.INDIA
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Dr Mannu C Rajnani

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I am a Laser Eye Surgeon specializing in LASIK-Excimer Laser to remove glasses permanently, Phacoemulsification-No stitch surgery to remove Cataract and insertion of Intraocular Lens, Glaucoma, Squint Surgeries, Laser for retina for hypertension and diabetes

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Practicing since more than 27 years now and conducted thousands of surgeries for LASIK (waveguide), Cataract,Phacoemulsification, Glaucoma and Squint in anterior segment of the eye

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DR MANNU LASER EYE SURGERIES At 1st Floor Saraswati Society Plot 433 TPS3 Khar(West) Bombay 400052 India,Tel: 91-22-26006801-26004467&26007828 Mobile:91-9821032072 Bombay Ophthalmological Association, Maharashtra Ophthalmology Association All India Ophthalmology Association Glaucoma society of India Eye Trauma association of India

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M.B.S., D.O.M.S., M.S.(Ophthalmology)

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