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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
TIA and stroke: Temporary blindness in one eye is known as tmvl - transient monocular visual loss and are definitely not normal. Symptoms may represent a benign cond... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Nope: You may have vascular occlusion. Go to a doctor soon- consider carotid duplex.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
Temporary : Monocular blindness can be an early warning of a stroke called a tia. See a doctor immediately.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
A long list: Do you mean the eye went blind and has now recovered? Or has one eye gone blind and stayed that way? Cataracts cause slowly diminishing vision in th... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Several concerns: Transient unilateral blindness may be seen in "amaurosis fugax", due to decreased blood flow in ophthalmic artery which may be associated with carotid... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
A few things: which is better for your doctor to discuss after he evaluates you. Suggest you see him tomorrow.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Retinal Surgery 19 years experience
Many reasons: Optic disc drusen, papilledema, migraine, impending vascular occlusion, embolic disease, giant cell arteritis, etc. You need to see an eye doctor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suman Das
Plastic Surgery 54 years experience
Depends: All depend on the cause of your blindness.Some are trasient or temporary.Others are permanent.See an experienced ophthamolosist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loren Little
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
No such thing: There are many factors that can cause colors to look different to the two eyes, some may depend on lighting situation, age, cataracts, etc. Best to ha... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No.: Temporary blindness in one eye is not a side effect of medication although i suppose you could posit transient hypotension and significantly asymmetri... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No but . . .: Smoking is always a bad thing and should be stopped at all costs. Jra does not "interact" with smoking so that bad habit will not worsen the jra.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes of blindness. Leading causes are diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

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