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Little Rock, AR
A 40-year-old female asked:

Often when i wake in the night, vision in one eye is much darker than the other. if i close the better eye, i can barely see in the dark. thoughts?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Rod cells: Night vision is control by the rod cells. You may have weaker rod cells function in that side? Or you may have cataract which filter outs light. Its less likely you have cataract in your age unless you have history of trauma to that side , steroid use or smoking.
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