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Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Get an eye exam: The term "blindness" can be interpreted in many different ways. Central vision can be impaired by a simple need for glasses, and the problem can be ea ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends upon age: Obviously inability to distinguish between red / green colors. Some have trouble with blue/yellow. It does assume the child knows his colors. I am not ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Varied: Vision loss can present in a # of ways. Difficulty at night can be an early sign. Loss of central vision gives trouble reading and recognizing faces. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally teen years: The color vision of someone with color deficiency is natural to them until they start to compare their color vision with others. This can occur in la ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Floaters: Most floaters are caused by small flecks of protein called Collagen. Some causes can be injury to eye, high sugar in blood, aura of migraine headaches ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
? stop freaking out: You would know if bat bit you, even at night. The blinds were in place, so the boat's radar would not perceive that window as open. A bat didn't both ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
See ophthalmologist: The floaters are not a sign of imminent blindness, but might represent a vitreous detachment. Best to uncover what is occurring and treat as necessar ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Neither am I: Please get to see an internist as soon as possible. Your symptoms are very serious and need prompt attention.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Flashes and Floaters: Flashing lights are more often not due to retinal detachment but rather from separation of the vitreous (the gel that fills the eye). If a hole is cre ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
20/200: 20/200 is the criteria for legal blindness

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