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Peripheral vision distortion

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Peripheral vision: While this can be normal if it happens for a few minutes at the end of extreme exercise, most of the time it is abnormal. Serious conditions like glau... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depends: It could be a type of a migraine headache even if you do not experience the pain. I would however have it checked out by your doctor. Does aleve, (na... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Could be: The most likely cause for this symptoms is occipital migraine which causes a greying out of the vision the the corresponding peripheral 1/2 of vision ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Leng
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
No: If you are experiencing peripheral vision loss, you should be evaluated for glaucoma, optic nerve disease, or a possible mass or infiltrative lesion.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Leng
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
No: Aging in and of itself never causes peripheral vision loss. If you are experiencing peripheral vision loss, you should be evaluated for glaucoma, opt... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Sometimes: Depends upon the cause: if due to inherited retinal disease it is usually symmetric. If due to glaucoma or retinal vascular disease it is assymmetri... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Many: The most common are strokes and glaucoma, but there are many others. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Maybe: Peripheral vision loss may vary from undetectable to profound. One of the best ways to determine the loss is to take a visual field test followed by ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes, but: The patient needs to have a visual field test to determine how much field loss there is. Sometimes, there is so much that they cannot drive legally. ... Read More

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