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A 31-year-old member asked:

What can cause me to have a blind spot in my left eye?

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Dr. Shirlene Moten
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Serious Causes!: A sudden loss of vision under any circumstance is usually a medical emergency. It usually signifies a decrease in blood flow to the blood vessel that serves that portion of the eye where the vision was loss. We describe phenomena as "amauroses fugax". It usually is indicative of an impending stroke. Other causes could be a mini stroke, a migraine, or if a male, a side effect of an impotence drug.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

I am blind in my left eye, what to do?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause of blindness. If the eye is blind secondary to the cataract or refraction then its reversible. All it needs surgery or glasses then your vision will clear up. If the eye is blind due to other reason then it need assessment if it could be fixed or rehabbed. Please see an ophthalmologist.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

Why is there a blind spot in my eye?

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Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology 43 years experience
Blind stop: There is an area in the back of your eye where the optic nerve enters. There are no retinal cells in that area..Hence your blind spot...This is normal.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is the blind spot in your eye supposed to be there?

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Dr. John Baker
Neurology 16 years experience
Yes: Yes at a small normal size. It can enlarge but pathological.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What can cause blurriness in the left eye?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Many issues : Many issues can cause unilateral blurred vision. Go see an eye doctor.
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