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What causes tunnel vision?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Many causes: Many disorders can cause tunnel vision. The most common are migraines, glaucoma and retinitis pigmentosa.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is tunnel vision?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Loss of peripheral: In tunnel vision, the peripheral portions of the retina lose their sensitivity and only the central portion remains (a tunnel straight ahead). Most often found in inherited degenerations like retinitis pigmentosa, some drugs can do this as well as rare retiinal infections. Advanced tunnel vision is very handicapping as victims cannot see their feet, or objects in view.

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