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Dr. Randolph Evans
43 years experience Neurology
It depends: About 30% of migraineurs have a visual aura which usually precedes the headaches lasting 5 to 60 minutes where there may be blurred vision or they may ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A retinal detachment is usually a black curtain corresponding in the vision where the retina is detached. Distortion may occur with many retinal cond ... Read More
Dr. Bernard Godley
32 years experience Retinal Surgery
Difficult to say: It is possible to have a retinal detachment or a problem with the macula. Best to get examined by an ophthalmologist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Vision: Would go today to ophthalmologist/ ER that has opthalmologist on call (need to see ophthalmologist ) or at least optometrist who could tell you if y ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vision disturbance: 73 F from CA experienced peripheral vision issue like looking through moving water. Brief. Asks Gone now? ANS-this may be a sign of blood flow issues ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Wavy vision: Visual distortion occurs when straight lines focused on the retina become irregular and wavy..
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Many factors are involved in clear vision besides the retina. It may start with lubrication of the outer eye (tears), cornea problems, scars, scratche ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely : Macular pucker affects the retina which detects images at any distance. The lens and cornea focus images at various distances onto the retina. So a pr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Vision distortion: When we get tired, our eyes can get dry and irritated. Using artificial tears can prevent the dryness and related blurred vision and visual distortio ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Macular pucker: Vision tends to be pretty good despite macular pucker. It may not necessarily worsen in 2 years and can be stable for quite some time. However, should ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Brain changes: Visual illusions have been a topic for many decades. Oliver sacks has written a great deal about them, most recently in his book hallucination. Brai ... Read More
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