Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what is the treatment for amaurosis fugax

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Yang
9 years experience General Practice
Mini-StrokeC MD ASAP: See your doctor immediately if you experience signs of amaurosis fugax (temporary vision loss in one eye). These symptoms are caused by decreased bloo ... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Amaurosis fugax: Is temporal blindness. Most of the time if not always is associated to a ruptured plaque of cholesterol or emboli from the carotid arteries plaques) t ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Identify the source: This is a loss of vision in one eye, usually in a pattern like a curtain from top to bottom or the opposite. Most commonly it is from emboli arising ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Potential vascular: Amaurosis fugax is a condition where there is a temporary (seconds to minutes) partial or complete loss of vision in one eye. It is caused by a variet ... Read More
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Carotid: Amaurosis fugax is a transient loss of vision in one eye due to a temporary insufficiency of blood flow to the retina. It occurs when a piece of plaq ... Read More
9
9 thanks
Dr. Ilan Cohen
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Potentially serious: Amaurosis fugax is temporary loss of vision in one eye lasting between seconds and hours. There are many potential causes to this some of which may re ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Amaurosis fugax is when the central retinal artery is blocked by a plaque or deposit from the carotids. This results in restriction or stoppage of bl ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
One eye: Amaurosis fugax is by definition sudden loss of vision in one eye, that reverses itself. Ocular migraines are always in both eyes, and are characteriz ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Momentary blindness: ... In one eye. Usually it is caused by constriction or temporary occlusion of the central retinal artery.
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Pinto
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Amaurosis fugax: Amaurosis fugax, or temporary blindness, is often caused by a circulation disorder. An example would be a piece of cholesterol that breaks away from t ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Transient blindness: Temporary loss of vision usually lasting less than 5 minutes often as a result of a small blood clot (embolus) passing through the retinal artery.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually: Amaurosis fugax is a sudden and temporary loss of vision, often in one eye. It is painless, and usually recovers without intervention. The underlying ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Amaurosis fugax: Not sure who gave you the diagnosis, but if this is correct you are at risk of a stroke and you need to have it checked right away, and if you want to ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
23 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be.: Amaurosis fugax is simply transient monocular vision loss (only ~20% have the 'curtain' experience). Although your ophthalmological exam was normal y ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month