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what might cause temporary blurriness in peripheral vision

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
24 years experience Family Medicine
Many things!: Changes in vision, blurriness, blind spots, halos around lights, or dimness of vision should always be evaluated by a medical professional. Such chang ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Many things: Migraine, impending retinal vascular occlusion, giant cell arteritis, optic disc drusen, papilledema, etc. You need to see an eye doctor.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many causes: It is best to have an ophthalmologist exam your eyes. Could be as simple as dryness or as serious as a retina problem.
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Glaucoma, retinal : Detachment, retinal schisis, intermittent embolic occlusion of the central retinal artery as in amaurosis fugax, and more. One eye exam could rule ou ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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Dr. Paul Holmwood
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Many: Most commonly is migraine, with or without the headache. Other causes are transient strokes to the brain, sudden drops in blood pressure to name but a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly: An ER doc is looking for direct trauma to your eye and fine he didn't see any. All to the good but you are talking about eye dysfunction and that is d ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Mayers
42 years experience Ophthalmology
CL optical zone: It could be that your pupils are larger than the optical zone of the contact lenses. You should check this out with eye care provider.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Many many: Most common would be glaucoma and stroke.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
47 years experience Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: Many things can cause loss of peripheral (side) vision: glaucoma is the most likely. Ocular pressure rise causes vascular and optic nerve damage. Anot ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly Migraine: This is a somewhat unusual symptom, but sounds like it could possibly be from ocular migraine. No headache or pain is required for that diagnosis. You ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Shaking of retina: The retina only has nerves of vision and if something shakes it, you will notice a light streak. This can happen occasionally spontaneously. And also ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Visula change: Hi, I would take him to ER now.

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