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Blindness And Crying
Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more
I'm 41 years old and usually in great health and fitness. Can aging and occasional lack of sleep make my eyes itch from dry eyes?
Possibly.: It would still be something that you need to see your opthalmologist for to rule out other causes , especially if occurs very often. ...Read more
No: No, certainly not all babies and children, but many do. Some people are simply more sensitive to bright lights than others. Many kids hate flash photos, for instance, while others don't seem to notice an issue. However, children who complain about pain with light or children who previously were fine and now complain about a new problem with bright lights should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can blood pressure affect eye sight? Been getting blury vision in the mornings and sometimes at night.
Yes it can: Blood pressure can definitely affect eye sight. However, it may not be from the blood pressure. The best way to know is buy (or borrow) a blood pressure monitor (very cheap on ebay) and measure your blood pressure when your eyes are blurry and see what it shows. Feel better. ...Read more
What causes sudden blurry vision and loss of color vision in both eyes with no pain, headache or injury in a child with an all clear detailed eye exam?
Loud pitch in both ears; blurred vision; off balance; fell from weak legs: cold sweat; mumbling; twitching uncontrollable; and nausea. what was this?
Serious stuff: These symtoms are very abnormal and potentially very serious. Given the serious nature of your complaints and varied types of complaints that you have, I think the ONLY best answer is see a PMD as soon as possible or go to the local hospital emergency department if there is no doctor that can see you immediately. Even if the symptoms have already resolved you should still be evaluated soon. ...Read more
26/female right eye is slow to straighten/focus. Feels almost cross eyed. Happens mostly at night. Has by blurry vision in one eye and dizziness too?
See a doctor.: If this is a sudden problem, you should see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. If it is more chronic, you should still see an ophthalmologist within the next week or 2. If you have trouble getting an appointment, please discuss with your own primary care doctor. ...Read more
My niece suffered from retina detachment and also rop (stage 5) with leucoria all in both eyes. What does this mean?
White pupils: Leukocoria refers to white pupils which can be due to tumor, retinal detachment, changes from ROP. The combination of retinal detachment and leukocoria, regardless of the ROP, requires specialized evaluation for retinoblastoma as 50 percent of infants with leukocoria will have this malignancy. ...Read more
What is this? Sudden unconsciousness with convulsions, loss of breath, and loss of vision after awakening only when I am very exhausted and relaxed.
Medical evaluation: Convulsions or seizures are a concerning problem and need to be evaluated by a physician. This is especially important if the shortness of breath and loss of vision do not get better very quickly. An evaluation by a neurologist can help you sort out the reason for the seizures although sometimes there is not a clear reason for developing seizures. ...Read more
What illnesses cause sudden severe drowsiness with uncontrollable eye movements and inability to focus vision, at least 1 x a day for past 2 weeks?
Drop in blood pressu: if I were you, if you could, I would do a formal consult. Very difficult to advise you based on a question. You need a question and answer session. Based on what you are describing, I can only conclude that your blood pressure is dropping. But you need a formal consult. ...Read more
DEPRESSION: Get an evaluation from a psychiatrist to help identify what depression means to you and whatever else may be bothering you. Consider recommendations for medication if any are given. Get a referral for a reputable psychotherapist to speak with. Meds and therapy combined are most optimal; no just one or the other. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toes are turning blue at times and i'm suffering from dizziness and blurry vision when i exercise and at other times. What could be wrong? Thanks
What could be causing me to have waves of intenses irritablity and agitation and feeling crazy with loss of appetite and double vision?
Unclear: These are very nonspecific symptoms that may be caused by a variety of causes. Recommended being seen by a doctor. Your doctor will likely take some blood samples as an initial work up and may refer you for further workup by a specialist. Your concerns are valid and should be assessed by your physician. ...Read more
Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more