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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Visual changes: Visual changes- a variety of visual disturbances which interfere with sight.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Visual changes: Visual changes need to be evaluated by an Ophthalmologist. They can occur form simple causes where you may need glasses to underlying conditions like ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes depends: Yes but it depends on the changes. Severe changes should be evaluated immediateley while mild changes may be related to dry eye that can be seen after ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not long: Visual changes associated with eclampsia generally does not last a long time if the condition is being properly treated.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
Sensitive to light: Or photophobia is non specific. It can indicate problems with vision or if associated with headches and neck pain and fever can be from infection or ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
It can happen: The most common type of dementia is alzheimer's -- patients in later stages can have auditory/visual hallucinations. These may predict a more rapid d ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not sure : If you are experiencing visual symptoms that are unexplainable, i highly recommend a comprehensive eye exam by an ophthalmologist. This will address y ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes astigmatism can cause visual disturbances. In most cases this can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. In very severe cases sometimes surg ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: But eye related is more likely. I suggest setting up an appointment with an ophthalmologist soon.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kermani
23 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends on Cause: "hellp" is an abbreviation of three main features of this syndrome: hemolysis elevated liver enzymes low platelet count this condition ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Vision Changes Yes: Paroxetine, a well known serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri), is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, ob ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many causes: For sudden vision loss its extremely important to see an eye doctor immediately. It could be due to stroke in the eye(blood vessel problem), emboli f ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Panic Attacks : May lead to tunnel vision ; "visual snow".
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Long list: Could be something mechanically distorting the image as it passes through the cornea, lens, vitreous and retina. Could be migraines. Need more detail ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Yes.: And depending on location and size, and patient age, resection or raditherapy can be used to maintain vision, or retard progressive visual loss.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not really: Both glasses and contact are corrective devices for vision correction. It help a person to see clear by correcting refractive error. A person's visi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: Visual snow are "floaters". They are inside the eyeball. Astigmatism is a problem with the curvature of the cornea. Doesn't have to do with the inside ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Relation to dementia: Actually, the nih studies suggested a memory risk when older women supplemented female hormones especially estrogens, and in addition, there may be bo ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Auras, visual issues: Indicate the need to see an eye doctor or your family doc ASAP. The sooner this is treated the less likely it is to create permanent damage. Peace a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Trittschuh
53 years experience in Ophthalmology
Usually nothing.: Ophthalmic migraine is a common medical problem. It may or may not precede a migraine headache. There is usually a strong family history of migraine ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
13 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: This has been reported with MS
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: The primary effect of glaucoma out of control is to cause changes in the visual field. This is measured regularly to pick up changes and adjust treat ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
complicated: There are many forms/causes of CNS vasculitis and most can cause cognitive changesm; blurred vision, less commonly. Usually reversible, if caught in t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Brain lesions -either tumor, hemorrhages or trauma can cause vision loss. Much of the brain is used for processing visual information and even slight ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
No: Stress could perhaps cause difficulty with focus and might even be associated with blurred vision, but true double vision would be caused by structura ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Probably. : Early glaucoma field loss does not cause widespread peripheral vision loss. It usually is subtle, sectoral- not total. Follow your doctors treatment ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience in Pain Management
Many things: Common triggers include food, activities, stress, and environmental factors. Visual changes are more of a feature of migraines and not necessarily rel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
It can: The diameter of the pupil tends to enlarge in response to fear. In fact some scientists are using technology to measure pupillary response in studies ... Read More

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