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Sudden temporary loss of vision in one eye
A 44-year-old female asked:
What might be the cause of temporary loss of vision in one eye? i had no vision in my left eye; i only saw black. within 5 minutes it was better.
Dr. Albert Pizzoanswered
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Loss of vision: This may be a serious symptom and should be reported to your physician. You should get an appointment to be checked up.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 49-year-old member asked:
I have loss of vision in one eye, several times a month. is it caused by a temporary blockage like a blood clot?
Dr. Stephen Wexleranswered
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Could be a TIA: A temporary loss of vision in one eye can be a sign of a TIA also known as a transient ischemic attack. It can be caused by small blood clots (emboli)... Read More
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Peter Francisanswered
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Significant: Transient vision loss in one eye is a significant visual complaint and requires urgent ophthalmic assessment. As the questioner indicates, a blot clot... Read More
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old male asked:
Should i be concerned about severe loss of vision in one eye (over one year), recently drooping eyelid, sleep issues, and pineal gland cyst?
Dr. Mitchell Vogelanswered
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Yes: Please see a doctor today! any loss of vision with other symptoms such as eyelid droop should be evaluated quickly. Please seek help from your docto... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Jay Bradleyanswered
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Yes. You should have seen an eye doctor long ago. I would not wait any longer. Go see an eye doctor asap.
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old female asked:
I have been using lutera bcp for 2 months now this morning i had a loss of vision on one eye that looked like zigzag flashing lines. stop bcp?
Dr. Richard Bensingeranswered
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Not necessary: You have experienced an occipital (some say visual or optical) migraine attack. These are benign, last 2 minutes to 2 hours and do not cause any harm... Read More
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Randomly dizzy with temporary loss of vision - became blurry vision and slurred words. now loss of vision in 1 eye which is slowly coming back?
Dr. Bernard Seifanswered
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
The symptoms you: describe are a medical emergency. Please go to your emergency department for treatment and future prevention. Peace and good health.
2.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kiraanswered
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Vascular, detachment: Loss of vision horizontally and only in one eye suddenly usually means a stroke of the eye where one branch of the retinal vessels is blocked. Due to... Read More
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chunanswered
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Many reasons: Its difficult to answer these kind of questions, not knowing some information. However, it could be migrains, tia, amaurosis fugax, visual changes in... Read More
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 43-year-old member asked:
Decreased blood flow: Your very precise description is consistent with interruption of blood flow in a branch of the retinal artery on one side. This needs attention, as a... Read More
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 60-year-old female asked:
If one eye has weird flasher, but no loss of vision, is it a detached retina.. husband is seeing flasher in one eye & im concerned! would that be a symptom on its own? he has also suffered from bad migraines his whole life, is this from the headache?
If this is truly focal and unilateral, involving but one eye and not the other, this is not caused by migraine. See an ophthalmologist and get this a... Read More
Answered May 23, 2022
A 60-year-old male asked:
If this is focal and inferior, would ponder a retinal lesion perhaps due retinal artery but also wonder about glaucoma (Bjerrum scotoma). See an opht... Read More
Reviewed Nov 28, 2022
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