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what are some common ways a teenager can go blind but not instintly

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Blindness: Blindness can occur hereditarily or more often from trauma to the eyes. Diseases such as brain tumors or disease of the eye can cause blindness. A p ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Why?: This is a concerning question. You can google that question and get answers. If it is a real concern then you are best served by seeing an opthamologi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes or no: The simple way to answer the above would be yes, however, without knowing the details, it's a matter of guess at this time.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anjana Jindal
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Various Causes: There are many different causes of vision loss including injury and various medical conditions. An examination by an ophthalmologist is needed for pro ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
BLEEDING AND : Infection are the most common complications.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Floaters: Floaters are generally observed and do not need any treatment. In rare cases, the floaters can cause significant visual issues and they can be remove ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If they are in the line of hour central vision, you will not be aware.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience Psychiatry
Depression??: It sounds like f depression. Psychotherapy sometimes with medication is the treatment of choice. Treatment can be very effective. However when you fe ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
True: There are forms of acquired color deficiency. They usually involve optic nerve or retinal disorders.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Different types: Lens that is no longer clear, commonly there are nuclear sclerotic changes, which can cause browning of the lens, cortical, posterior subcapsular opac ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hi AHayden, Cherry angiomas can be removed electively for cosmetic reasons. There are a few methods, all of which are minor procedures, and the choice ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Good Personality: •Be Captain of your thoughts, feelings and actions. •Feel Blessings and Wonders of your Body & Mind •Relax- Relax- Relax- to have Clear Mind. •Foc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Exfoliate the skin: Cysts are noncancerous, closed pockets of tissue that can be filled with fluid, pus, or other material. Sometimes getting them is due to family traits ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Often chemotherapy: medications & radiation therapy can cause hair loss.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
No: Medicine is about people, live or dead, and you are going to be interacting constantly. I cannot understand why anyone would want to be involved in th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, but maybe hard.: If you can do it you will be awarded a great treasure. Your own "wisdom" may be telling you that physical stuff is transitory. Not only aging, but all ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please see: an ophthalmologist if there appears to be an abnormality in vision that is not related to external environment.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes, control MS: The key is to use a potent newer agent, such as gilenya, tecfedera, or tysabri (natalizumab). Do aerobic exercise, avoid smoking, eat low fat, low so ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This will serve as a: Good primer on the subject: http://www.Womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/menstruation.Cfm.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Give yourself a cue!: Agree with yourself that everytime something specific happens, you will smile and give yourself a positive message. For example, every time you are st ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Nesburn
25 years experience Addiction Medicine
Dry Eye: For the most part, laser eye surgery is safe and very effective. However, any procedure can carry risks. Most common risk is dry eye. Other risks inc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Color blindness per se will not prevent one from driving.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
Could be sleep apnea: Snoring is caused by vibration of the palate. It is important to determine if you have simple snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. If it is simple snor ... Read More

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