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what is reduced vision

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not fun: This in part depends upon how rapidly the loss occurs and whether it affects both eyes. Rapid, bilateral loss is tragic and lifestyle altering in adu ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Less than 20/20: Normal vision is defined as the average visual acuity that a person with "normal' vision can see at 20 feet. Thus if someone can't see those letters ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Challenging i guess: Depends on the degree of blindness and the kind of work, no?
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Ability to disting-: Uish an image or object from its surrounding space is the contrast sensitivity. It is typically not measured in routine exam. Contrast sensitivity i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Sore eyes: Depends on cause of sore eyes. Vision affliction can range from corneal to retinal pathology and that must be ruled out before a generic diagnosis lik ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Never: Just joking- of course it will. If longer than a few weeks, go back to ophthalmologist.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: A symptom like that with vision loss could indicate a vitreo-retinal pathology. You need to see a retinal specialist as soon as possible for them to r ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Migraine: Could be an ocular migraine. Is there a family history of migraine or personal hx of other migraine variants? Check your blood pressure to be sure thi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Endophthalmitis: The timing of all necessary further treatment is up to the ophthmologist who did the surgery and he will decide if others are needed in consultation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably: ...But if blurred vision more than 30 minutes, thats atypical and needs to be checked out asap. If you are elderly, needs to be checked out immediatel ... Read More

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