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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Brain vision loss: The eye sends information to the brain (occipital lobe) which computes the image we see as vision. If there is a disturbance to the function of this ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A few: Cortical blindness is due to failure of the occipital lobe, the visual information processing center of the brain, to function properly. Many of thes ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Inability to see: Cortical blindness is loss of acuity due to damage to the occipital lobe of the brain. This can be a birth defect or an acquired vascular defect. If ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Brain blindness: The occipital lobe and the optic connections to it allow for the making of images which we call vision. If these tissues are damaged by tumors or st ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Multiple: The back part of your brain, the occipital lobe is what 'sees' images, your eyes are just fancy attenaes transmitting the image to your occipital lobe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: That's when you're brain can't process the information, and eye is usually fine.There is no treatement for this at this time.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually reversible: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (pres) is a syndrome characterized by headache, confusion, seizures and visual loss. There have been repo ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
None known: This is usually the result of a cerebral infarction in the visual part of the brain. Once the pattern of loss is established, the loss is permanent a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally none: Cortical blindness results from failure of the brain interconnections to the visual cortex to develop, or damage directly to the cortex from injury an ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Blindness after bonk: Transient cortical blindness - the name says it all. This is blindness which is temporary due to injury of the brain (not the eye) following trauma ... Read More

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