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Prosopagnosia (face blindness)


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The main symptom of prosopagnosia (face blindness) is having difficulty recognising or telling the difference between faces.

There's no treatment for prosopagnosia (face blindness), but you can do things to help recognise people such as using body language or voice.

You may be born with prosopagnosia (face blindness), or it may happen because of brain damage, or if you're autistic.

Prosopagnosia (face blindness) is a difficulty recognising people's faces. There is no treatment but there are things you can do to help live with it.

Page last reviewed: 30/01/2023
Next review due: 30/01/2026