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Blind Spots In Peripheral Vision In Intermediate Stage
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.
When you look at someone's face, you can still see their hand, even though you are not looking directly at it. When you are walking through a doorway, you are not looking at the sides, or looking directly at the threshold, but you see it through your peripheral vision. Anything outside of your direct focus spot, is considered peripheral. Which can be measured ...Read more
Blind spots: Hypochondriacs can have real disease just as any other patient can. Go see your eye MD for a formal evaluation and put your mind to rest. Be honest about the hypochondria and as specific as you can about the vision problems. The eye MD will have several tests to evaluate your vision and your visual field. You may do better with one less thing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I randomly get weird flashy blind spots in my vision. It starts off small & then gradually gets bigger. It almost looks like zig zag patterns. Help?!
Most likely migraine: Visual events described as wavy, zigzag, saw toothed, jagged, scintillating, often are a result of a migrainal event that has stimulating the visual path in the brain. They may or may not be associated with headache, nausea, vomiting or othe associated symptoms. To be sure, see your eye md for an exam to make sure it isn't a retinal issue. Also, neurologist often rec. treatment of migraines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Looks like blind spots in my vision. I've had my eyes tested and nothing was found. It's a big black dot that sometimes appear and doesn't float?
Please repost: Please repost and include information about whether you have migraines. ...Read more
NO: More likely retinal venous occlusion or arterial occlusion See an opthalmologist for retinal exam ...Read more
Sometimes I see green not flashing light, sometimes I have half vision in my left eye and sometimes lots of blind spots in my left eye. What is it?
Been seeing bright flashes or blurred vision/ tiny blind spots that go away. I am going to a neurologist wednesday. Any ideas?
Week ago, lost partial vision in left eye. Have some blind spots just black, eye looks smaller, aches, a lot worse after shower/exercising. Is it bad?
Could be risky: See a doctor today, and find out what is occurring. Do not let vision deteriorate. You might have reversible retinal detachment, which could get worse. You could possess an optic neuritis which could reverse with steroids. You might have a lesion on the optic nerve. In brief, your eyes are too valuable to wait. ...Read more
Recently I've been getting blind spots and blurred vision followed by intense headaches on my right temple, what is this? Should I be worried?
I have a problem with my eyes something to di with my retina and the blood vessels on my retina that are "dried" up causing blind spots in my vision?
Blind spots: It sounds as if you have already seen an ophthalmologist (o), by the description of your problem. If you did, ask the o you saw for more advice. If not, go to one as soon as possible to get a diagnosis, prognosis and a treatment plan for your problem. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
??: Need a little more info about your question. I assume you're saying you have a blind spot centrally and your seeing scintillating light peripherally--typically lasting about 15 minutes, not usually associated with any other symptoms. Sounds like an acephalic migraine or ocular migrains, without headache, sometimes described as auras. Central blindspot is concerning though. See your eyemd. ...Read more
Aura: Many people with classical migraines have stereotyped symptoms that precede the headache, referred to as an aura. If you do have an aura, use this as your trigger to immediately take an abortive medication (nsaids or a triptan), as early aboritve treatment is much more effective than waiting until the headache proper appears. ...Read more
Migraine: You have described a typical pattern for occipital migraine, a condition affecting the circulation to the occipital lobe - the visual information processing part of the brain. These are benign, annoying but come from nothing and lead to nothing. Most are over in 5 minutes to 1 hour. If you get another, cover one eye, then the other and you will notice the sparkles in the same 1/2 of each eye. ...Read more
BLIND SPOT: We all have a normal blind spot, the optic nerve head. There are other pathological blind spots occurring in diseased conditions such as glaucoma, solitary retinal hemorrhages, artery or vein occlusions etc. Stress alone is unlikely to cause such blind spots, but theoretically it could contribute to worsen a preexisting condition like hypertension, which may lead to retinal hemorrhages. ...Read more
Amsler gird : There is a gird with central black dot that is called amsler grid. You can down load an app, search online or ask you doc for it. You test one eye at a time look straight at the center dot and make sure you can see all the grid lines surrounding of it. You can also tell while you are reading if you are missing letters or word from the line. ...Read more
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