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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can eye inflammation cause vision loss?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis 31 years experience
Vision loss: All kinds f eye inflammation can cause temporary vision compromise, however it depend upon the cause of inflammation, to conclude whether this vision compromise is reversible or not. Eg eye inflammation caused by herpes, causes permanent damage to vision.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Yes.: Some types of eye inflammation can lead to vision loss.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What could cause vision loss in a healthy eye?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Only one thing: If an eye truly is healthy, then only a significant refractive error (need for glasses) can cause vision loss. If there are other reasons for vision loss, then the eye or visual system would not be considered healthy.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Vision loss in one eye. What causes it?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Multiple causes: If this just happened, it is an emergency and you should go to your ophthalmologist or to an er quickly. The causes include retinal detachment, vascular occlusive disease, optic nerve disease, various changes in the brain as well as other eye conditions.
Last updated Nov 4, 2016


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