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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurentia Nodit
26 years experience Pathology
See a neurologist: Vision disturbances can be the onset of certain neurologic disorders.

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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Friederich
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Low grade temp : any test can be negative if it is not testing the right thing, if you feel truly lousy get re-evaluated, if not keep watch
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
22 years experience Pathology
May be normal: If this is a urine test and you had your menstruation recently, this may be contamination during collection of sample, nothing to worry about. Repeat ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Ballitch
33 years experience Ophthalmology
It is: The fixation losses are related to the reliability of the test. Some peripheral shading is within normal limits on the test.
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
13 years experience Pediatrics
Screening vs Testing: Screening tests (such as the teller test) are used to screen large numbers of patients for the potential presence of disease. These kinds of tests ar ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosen
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Compared to standard: The chart used to test the eye is calibrated for normal vision at 20 feet. The outcome achieved is compared to what a normal eye can see at 20 feet. S ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Sher
Dr. Neal Sher answered
49 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: It is important that your eye pressure be monitored closely and that the visual fields and oct are tested are a regular basis. I suggest you see an o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Monocular Diplopia: Monocular Diplopia is almost always due to something in that eye: cataract (PSC), irregular astigmatism (send us copy of your Pentacam), irregular ner ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually it is fine: You have defects in the central visual portion of your field of view - an area poorly outlined by most field testing devices. Field tests will define ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
6/6 va: Most of what you wrote indicates normal eye exam. 6/6 means you can see at 6 = Normal person sees at 6 m Macula foveal reflex normal. Disc Color ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye Exam: CC means with correct, like glasses or contact lenses. OD, right eye. OS, left eye. 20/25-2 means that you missed 2 letters on the 20/25 line on the v ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Response: Since all you provide are some brief findings regarding your retinas, I must conclude these tests were obtained due to some neurological symptoms. Th ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Three positives are not enough to confirm Lyme And your symptoms are not characteristic.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
13 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally not: Visual field tests are used to assess optic nerve function, most commonly in glaucoma. They can be used to identify possible strokes as well. The only ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Number of causes: There are several causes of monocular diplopia, from lens to retinal disorders. It might be valuable for you to be referred to an ophthalmologist who ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most Humphrey testing is 30-50 degrees from the center simply because ones that measure farther out take too long a time and most glaucoma changes sta ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience Ophthalmology
Not necessarily: Unilateral nerve damage deserves a more thorough work up including an mri.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Doubtful: Sounds like you need a good eye examination by an ophthalmologist. I bet you can see well. You don't describe any actual eye disease so i suspect yo ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : You may want to see a neuro -ophthalmologist. Your symptoms are very concerning. It's possible to have normal exam and negative MRI and still have so ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
LASIK question: Please see your eye doctor to determine the cause of your blurred vision, as there is obviously a cause - and virtually all causes have treatments. Y ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Several tests: First, what is the pressure (should be between 10 -21)? What is the corneal thickness (pachymetry) - the thicker the better (545 is the middle ground ... Read More
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