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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
38 years experience Ophthalmology
No: There is no natural way to improve bad peripheral vision, but some studies suggest that you can improve your peripheral awareness and processing. This ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Peripheral: No.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Ok: Increased intracranial pressure from any cause can damage the optic nerve leading to loss of peripheral vision. This is why all patients who have hig ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Automatic: Peripheral vision which is the perception of visual input by the outer reaches of your retina is an automatic function as long as the eyes are open. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Early warning: Central vision is for fine detail - reading, face recognition, etc. Peripheral vision, of low acuity, is sensitive to motion and serves to provide ea ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Many many: Most common would be glaucoma and stroke.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Migraine??: The big issue is whether it is a transient or permanent problem. Regardless, a full exam with visual field testing should help you sort out the possib ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: Many things can cause loss of peripheral (side) vision: glaucoma is the most likely. Ocular pressure rise causes vascular and optic nerve damage. Anot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possible causes: Loss of peripheral vision can occur with ocular or brain disease. There are many diseases that can take away peripheral vision.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Central vision: The opposite is the vision from the fovea and macular area which is the central, sharp vision that you use to read with and recognize small objects an ... Read More
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