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A 37-year-old member asked:

Please let me know what is the connection between hydrocephalus/meningitis from birth and tunnel/bad peripheral vision?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Ok: Increased intracranial pressure from any cause can damage the optic nerve leading to loss of peripheral vision. This is why all patients who have high intracranial pressure need an ophthalmologist as part of their medical team.

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