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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Lowered vision: If your 20/60 vision is best corrected, then there is some problem with your eye which limits the best acuity. If it is the best uncorrected, there m ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Moderate low-vision: The snellen fraction is defined as testing distance (numerator) over equivalent letter-size (denominator). The equivalent metric system is used worldw ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal changes, etc: Sparkles termed photopsias, can occur from changes in the character of the vitreous in the back of the eye mostly due to aging, but can also be due to ... Read More
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Both eyes?: If both eyes, and symptoms last less than 45 minutes, this is most likely an 'eye migraine'. If one eye, may signal retinal problems, so go see an eye ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly migrainous: Your description is classic for an aura of a classic migraine event. This may occur with or without headache. Often an ocular examination is performe ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
I don't know : You have myopic astigmatism in both eyes, left more than right. This alone doesn't answer what you are actually seeing (vision) in each eye. Your eye ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Really?: I'm not advising 'ways' to harm vision. Your eyes are probably the most precious resource that you have, so protect & take care of them. If you are ha ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
?????: I have never heard of this term but i guess it refers to periods without visual input (ie when eye are closed or during sleep).
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: These are levels of vision that still indicate good and useful vision. If you are used to 20/20 vision and you have a drops to 20/30 or 20/40 (uncorr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on type: Color vision defect is usually hereditary but can be affected by various meds including some anti-inflammatories, cancer agents, blood pressure meds, ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Stiles
56 years experience Ophthalmology
Worsening vision: There are mutlipple reasons for blurry vision and an eye exam is needed to answer this question. It could be simply the need for glasses. Cataracts, m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes: This is mostly commonly due to dryness that leaves the natural oil layer of the eye's surface to predominate and blur your vision when you blink like ... Read More

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