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Cloudy peripheral vision

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Concerned for you: Abrupt onset of visual changes combined with abnormal eye movement is a very concerning combination. Since these symptoms could be a result of seriou... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Many many: Most common would be glaucoma and stroke.
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Retina-optic nerve: Peripheral vision loss may be a retinal detachment, retinitis pigmentosa, rare drug toxicities, immune retinopathy, retinal infection, and glaucomatou... Read More
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology 47 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
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
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Define "blurry": The peripheral retina has fewer receptor cells per unit of space than the main focal point of the eye. Just like your television, the more pixels per ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Ophthalmology 39 years experience
Possibly Migraine: This is a somewhat unusual symptom, but sounds like it could possibly be from ocular migraine. No headache or pain is required for that diagnosis. You... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Seek help: Vision may be lost peripherally from disasters within the eye such as retinal detachment or vascular occlusion; or from strokes in the brain in the o... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Minor degree: There is a minor lowering of the extent of peripheral vision in older folks. The more important change is a measurable drop in reaction time which af... Read More

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