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A 45-year-old member asked:

What can induce temporary blindness in one eye?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 20 years experience
Many reasons: Optic disc drusen, papilledema, migraine, impending vascular occlusion, embolic disease, giant cell arteritis, etc. You need to see an eye doctor.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What all causes temporary blindness in one eye?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
TIA and stroke: Temporary blindness in one eye is known as tmvl - transient monocular visual loss and are definitely not normal. Symptoms may represent a benign condition but are just as likely to be a marker of grave disease and need urgent evaluation.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of blindness in one eye?

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Dr. Suman Das
Plastic Surgery 55 years experience
Depends: All depend on the cause of your blindness.Some are trasient or temporary.Others are permanent.See an experienced ophthamolosist.

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