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Can medicine cause vision changes in just one eye?

Can medicine cause vision changes in just one eye?

Not usually: Internally ingested meds usually affect both eyes. Topically if only one eye is treated, obviously yes. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Markham
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Vision Changes (Definition)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more


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2 mo postpartum with blurred vision in one eye. How long can vision changes last after you stop breastfeeding?

2 mo postpartum with blurred
 vision in one eye. How long can vision changes last after you stop breastfeeding?

GET eye exam done: You need to have an eye exam done, call and get this scheduled in the next few days. Breastfeeding does not cause visual problems, and stopping breastfeeding does not cause visual problems. ...Read more

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What causes the iris color(brown) on the left side to look as if its spreading into the whites of my eyes?I have no vision changes?Should i be concern

What causes the iris color(brown) on the left side to look as if its spreading into the whites of my eyes?I have no vision changes?Should i be concern

Eye pigment: can you post a photo? it would be most helpful? Most likely not a concern. Some folks get some pigment deposit on the white of the eye. Rarely is this a concern, but as with issues like this, seeing it for the provider is very important to help make a correct diagnosis and inform you correctly. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of eye pressure and vision changes?

What are some common causes of eye pressure and vision changes?

Glaucoma: The most common cause of high pressure in the eye is glaucoma. If you are simply feeling pressues--this could be sinusitus. ...Read more

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Headaches everyday.Vision changes, mostly at night. Feels like I'm going cross eyed when I look ahead. What could be causing it?

Headaches everyday.Vision changes, mostly at night. Feels like I'm going cross eyed when I look ahead. What could be causing it?

Headache: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of the specific headache has been made, effective management of headache should be initiated and managed by headache or orofacial pain specialist. Good start. ...Read more

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Vision changes in last six months, vision starts okay in the am then gets very blurry throughout the day. Eye doc says eyes are fine, use lubricating ?

Vision changes in last six months, vision starts okay in the am then gets very blurry throughout the day. Eye doc says eyes are fine, use lubricating ?

Blurry vision: Blurry vision that develops during the day can be caused by dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), allergies and medications, to name a few. Lubricating drops or allergy drops that are preservative free can be used for relief. ...Read more

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Quite suddenly, started having pain under right eye (socket) getting worse fairly quickly. Now hurts when blinking. No vision changes. No discharge.

Quite suddenly, started having pain under right eye (socket) getting worse fairly quickly. Now hurts when blinking.  No vision changes. No discharge.

Could be sinuses: This could be a sinus infection. Your maxillary sinuses are just under your eyes. It would be best for you to see a doctor as soon as possible. If you develop fevers or vision changes go to emergency department. ...Read more

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I have been having bad headaches for 5 months non stop. The headaches can be so bad that my vision changes and my eyes and ears become very red. Why?

Cluster headaches: This sounds like a cluster headache, which is a variation of a migraine. The redness comes from dilation of the blood vessels that accompanies the headache. You might consider seeing a neurologist for workup and medication. These can often be effectively controlled. ...Read more

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Pressure behind left eye for months. Recently severe headache and dizziness, vision changes. Eyes checked and ok. What could be wrong?

Pressure behind left eye for months. Recently severe headache and dizziness, vision changes. Eyes checked and ok. What could be wrong?

Hemicrania Continua: Hemicrania continua is a rare continuous one-sided headache that never shifts sides. The typical presentation is a dull throbbing ache that is moderate to severe in intensity. the primary area of pain is located in the ocular temporal region. They are also classified as an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause vision changes followed by head ach?

Headaches and vision: I suggest that you seek a consultation from an ophthalmologist for your vision changes following a headache. The numbers of potential issues are too great to discuss here. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i hit my head now have headache and vision changes?

What do you suggest if i hit my head now have headache and vision changes?

Go to ER or Urgent: Care facility. If you have headaches and visual changes, and had hit your head, you want to make sure that you do not have any intracranial or subdural bleed occurring, that might make you lose consciousness too. So have this evaluated ASAP. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden vision changes, pressure in head, and balance issues?

What can cause sudden vision changes, pressure in head, and balance issues?

Increased: intracranial pressure can be one of several causes of your symptoms. An increase in pressure of the fluid that surrounds the brain and optic nerve can be responsible of this phenomenon. Please see your primary care physician immediately if you do not have an ophthalmologist or neurologist. ...Read more

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Head pressure dizziness sometimes vision.Changes somerimes headache nd sharp pains could something be seriously wrong with me? Anxiety TMJ allergies

Head pressure dizziness sometimes vision.Changes somerimes headache nd sharp pains could something be seriously wrong with me? Anxiety TMJ allergies

Important to see MD: any severe headache deserves attention and ruling out most rare but serious conditions. Once shown to be not life-threatening, as most are not, then muscular caused can be dealt with. The majority of headaches are of muscular origin. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more