What are the causes for Milton’s blindness?

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What are the causes for Milton's blindness? 1Tahseen
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What are the causes for Milton’s blindness?
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What are the causes for Milton's blindness? 1Davood Kaleem answered 2 months ago
By 1652, Milton had become totally blind; the cause of his blindness is debated but bilateral retinal detachment or glaucoma are most likely. His blindness forced him to dictate his verse and prose to amanuenses who copied them out for him; one of these was the poet Andrew Marvell.
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