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Temporary loss of peripheral vision in one eye

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
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.
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
Glaucoma, retinal : Detachment, retinal schisis, intermittent embolic occlusion of the central retinal artery as in amaurosis fugax, and more. One eye exam could rule ou... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Peripheral vision: Peripheral vision is the vision that is not straight ahead. Loss of this means absence of this vision.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Retinal Surgery 19 years experience
Many things: An acute loss of peripheral vision requires an urgent dilated retinal examination to examine the retina and optic nerve for damage. Do not delay.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
It would seem that you in fact have already developed secondary glaucoma in the left eye. Birdshot disease does not cause glaucoma but it can be a co... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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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