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A 35-year-old male asked:

left eye peripheral vision blind spot in low light only for 2 days after being hit in the eye with water balloon. was examined by er doc who said she could see nothing wrong with my eye. wondering if this is temporary, and what causes the blind spot.

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly: An ER doc is looking for direct trauma to your eye and fine he didn't see any. All to the good but you are talking about eye dysfunction and that is different. You should be seen by a top flight ophthalmologist who can check the functioning of your retina. Hope all will be well with you. This is your eye we're talking about. Also next time you play wear polycarbonate goggles!
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
SEE OPHTHALMOLOGIST: ASAP, get a visit with an ophthalmologist today!! You could very well have a retinal detachment or another eye injury. Do NOT wait.

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