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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Huge list: Vision can diminish by changes in eyeglass power, vascular disorders, tumors, diseases such as diabetes, genetic disorders, changes of the cornea and ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Measure vision: Vision loss is diagnosed when your eye doctor checks your visual acuity by having you read an eye chart. With the correct prescription, most people ca ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. U Krishnan
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: No.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: I presume you're asking if your vision can be lost by external sources. Yes, accidental trauma to the eyes is a major reason for loss or reduced visio ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Lots: Most common: cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, injury. Globally, corneal scarring (trachoma), vitamin a deficiency.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
They are the same: The question is: what do you mean by eyesight deterioration? If you mean deterioration of the eye or one of its components, then yes, it could lead to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Vision loss: Vision loss = decreased ability to see.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience in Neurology
Starting out: There are numerous reasons as to why this can happen to a person. Discuss this with your regular doctor, cardiac testing such as holter monitor (watc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
A variety: Vision loss that drops and then recovers has a broad spectrum of causes including vascular and nervous system events. Migraine headaches can also do ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Reading books, no matter how excessive will not cause vision loss.

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