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What is peripheral vision worsening

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 29 years experience
Go back to eye MD: Eye flashes in peripheral vision should always be checked out first. Retinal detachment can happen with no warning even if its the day after your l... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Migraine aura or eye: I recommend having an ophthalmologist exam you. Flashes of light in peripheral visual field lasting over numerous minutes in a crescendo-decrescendo f... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Many possible causes: Loss of peripheral vision can occur with ocular or brain disease. There are many diseases that can take away peripheral vision.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Define "blurry": The peripheral retina has fewer receptor cells per unit of space than the main focal point of the eye. Just like your television, the more pixels per ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Yes: Central vision with the best eyeglass correction is clear. Peripheral vision is always less well focused and cannot be clear. So it is allways blurr... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
See eye MD: If you feel your peripheral vision is not perfect, see an ophthalmologist for an evaluation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
May be serious: Temporary vision loss in the periphery is usually due to migraines or occasionally low blood pressure. Regardless, any type of vision loss should be ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Selem
Ophthalmology 16 years experience
Not central.: Peripheral vision refers to any vision one has that is not central. Peripheral vision is usually measured in degrees from your central vision. Differe... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No: Prisms are used to shift the overall visual image to correct doubling of vision when the eyes are out of alignment. They cannot give improved periphe... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Not yet: Peripheral vision comes from the retina, the layer of light sensitive cells that line the back of our eyes. Mainly the light sensitive rod cells popul... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Can be fixed: Droopy lids fall over the eye and start to obstruct the superior peripheral field. In more advanced cases they can actually obstruct the center and r... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Missing vision: A black "blotch" would indicate an area of abnormal peripheral vision.

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