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A 31-year-old male asked:

A coworker of mine called out sick due to pain in her left eye and blind spots, she was at hospital yesterday, what can cause this, just curious?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Probably ,migraine: The most common cause of these type of symptoms is a migraine. Other causes are possible but your coworker has not given you enough information to make that distinction (and one might argue that this is a private matter; not something you should nose into).
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