A 34-year-old member asked:
could blocked carotid arteries impair vision?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Budi Bahureksa answered
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes : It's an optical stroke --.
Answered on Dec 2, 2017
Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It can cause a field cut (homonymous hemianopsia) in which vision is lost in the same area of the field in both eyes often described as "shade coming down"; it can also cause sudden blindness in one eye (retinal embolism).
Answered on Jan 12, 2017
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