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temporary loss of peripheral vision in one eye

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Interpretation: Interpretation of visual field change is somewhat subjective. As many as 5 cosequetive visual fields are necessary to show change over time. Periphera ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Many causes: It is best to have an ophthalmologist exam your eyes. Could be as simple as dryness or as serious as a retina problem.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Depending on the type of eye trauma and what part of the eye is damaged, there can certainly be loss of peripheral vision. Any new vision loss should ... Read More
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not a TIA: If you still have vision loss beyond a few hours, you did not have a tia, you had a stroke. If it is getting worse, go directly to the emergency depa ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Peripheral vision: Peripheral vision is the vision that is not straight ahead. Loss of this means absence of this vision.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neuro and eye doctor: Needs to be checked by eye doctor and maybe neurologist.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not really: Atropine dilates the pupil, allowing more light into the eye and also increasing the width of the field of vision. Someone who has lost half of their ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
This sounds like a: medical emergency. You need to be seen and evaluated as quickly as possible. Call your eye doctor or go to an emergency facility as soon as possible.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Ophthalmologist: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Peripheral: There are several reasons for peripheral vision loss-- they include glaucoma, retinal diseases, trauma, and cataract surgery. The implant placed insi ... Read More

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