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what causes tunnel vision?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Many causes: Many disorders can cause tunnel vision. The most common are migraines, glaucoma and retinitis pigmentosa.

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What are some signs that I should be concerned about my baby's vision?

4 doctor answers33 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Many, such as:: Lack of eye contact, "red eye" in flash photos is absent or unequal in 2 eyes, cross-eyes, deviated eyes (occasional cross-eyes is ok, all the time is not).
Dr. Mark Pyfer
Dr. Mark Pyfer commented
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Also if the eyes shake or oscillate rapidly, a condition called nystagmus
Jul 21, 2013
Dr. Monte A Del Monte
Pediatric Ophthalmology 47 years experience
If one or both of the pupils appear white instead of dark or if the cornea (Clear bubble over the colored part of the eye) appears cloudy
Aug 9, 2013
Dr. Derek Sprunger
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
the periodic deviated eye should resolve by 4-6 months of age
Sep 5, 2013
A 21-year-old member asked:

What can I do if i've already lost some vision from glaucoma?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Good followup: The key to slowing down vision loss from glaucoma is having regular testing with a glaucoma care specialist and using a therapy that lowers eye pressure enough to preserve vision while avoiding side effects. If it's a medication, then proper usage and compliance/persistence are critical.
A 21-year-old member asked:

If the patient have lost already some vision from glaucoma, what could you do?

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Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Laser or medications: Glaucoma happens when the optic nerve is damaged , usually by high pressures in the back of the eye. Peripheral vision is the first to be harmed. Eye drops can lower the pressure and so can a special laser treatment. By reducing the eye pressures, further damage can be lessened.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What can cause tunnel vision and lightheadedness every time i stand up?

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Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Get medical help: These symptoms related to a change in position may be from an abrupt drop in blood pressure when standing. This can be medication related, or could be cardiac in nature. Sometimes increased intracranial pressure can cause symptoms like this.
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A 40-year-old female asked:

What causes you to see black spots or tunnel vision?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Depends: If you are having them on/off , then it could be due to ocular migraine. If its persistent the floater is from your vitreous debris and the tunnel vision could be secondary to glaucoma. Please consult an ophthalmologist..
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher commented
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Could also be related to low blood pressure / dehydration. Usually associated with a sense of lightheadedness or impending loss of consciousness.
Dec 30, 2013

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