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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Blind Spot In Vision (Definition)

Most people are not aware of their blind spot, the small spot in everybody's visual field that is blank. The attachment point of the optic nerve (the nerve that carries all visual information to the brain) to the eyeball causes every person to ...Read more


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Blind spot in side of eye when looking to side. Why?

Blind spot in side of eye when looking to side. Why?

See Eye MD now.: Could represent a retinal detachment or other retinal disorder. Best to see eye md now. ...Read more

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Blind spot in center of vision--went away after few minutes. Should I have called eye doctor?

Blind spot in center of vision--went away after few minutes. Should I have called eye doctor?

Probably not: Depends on your age. I would see one to make sure nothing funny going on, especially if you are older or have medical problems. In a young healthy patient, it's usually migraine. ...Read more

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Headache R side parietal area Q2wks that hasn't gone away; worse n morning/laying down; vomiting; blind spot in R eye; labs wnl;MRI scheduled. Ideas?

Headache R side parietal area Q2wks that hasn't gone away; worse n morning/laying down; vomiting; blind spot in R eye; labs wnl;MRI scheduled. Ideas?

See a neurologist: MRI should rule out any serious reason such as tumor, cyst stroke. Make sure the MRI is a contrasted study to rule out any vascular lesions. You are right to get this worked up as the symptoms sound like more than a migraine although it could be . ...Read more

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Headache R side parietal area Q2wks; worse n morning/laying down; vomiting; blind spot in R eye; labs wnl;MRI scheduled. B tumor? IICP? hydrocephalous

Headache R side parietal area Q2wks; worse n morning/laying down; vomiting; blind spot in R eye; labs wnl;MRI scheduled. B tumor? IICP? hydrocephalous

Migraine: This is migraine; some tips: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderation of caffeine intake, less than 5 cups coffee per day. Stress reduction. Riboflavin 400 mg/day, and/or magnesium oxide 400-800 mg/day. Yoga, gentle stretching, massage, meditation. Hope this helps, good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a blind spot in both your eyes?

Yes: All patients actually have a physiologic blind spot that corresponds to where the optic nerve is located in the retina. It may be able to find this yourself by holding your finger in front of your face in the right location. When both eyes are open, each eye's visual field will "cover" the blind spot of the other eye and there will be no blind spot visible. ...Read more

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Why is there a blind spot in my eye?

Why is there a blind spot in my eye?

Blind stop: There is an area in the back of your eye where the optic nerve enters. There are no retinal cells in that area..Hence your blind spot...This is normal. ...Read more

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Is it weird to have a blind spot in both eyes?

Is it weird to have a blind spot in both eyes?

Depends: Everyone has a blind spot in each eyes in the outer vision but mostly we are not aware of it. If you developed a recent new blind spots then you need to see an ophthalmologist. . ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more