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Change In Vision (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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Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Vision problems in M: Multiple sclerosis affects nerves throughout the body. The main nerve that carries sight from the eye and the nerves that control eye movement are commonly involved in ms. ...Read more

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Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? At what point should you get glasses?

Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? At what point should you get glasses?

Optic Neuritis: Vision loss in multiple sclerosis is secondary to optic neuritis, which often resolves mostly if not totally. Color vision and contrast sensitivity may remain impaired even when visual acuity improves. No harm in wearing glasses, but see a low vision specialist to avoid the intellectually-barren "balance lens." Double vision can be due to intranuclear ophthalmoplegia or a cranial neuropathy. ...Read more

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What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

Many: Anything that blocks light into the eye or affects the focusing of the eye or damaged structures in the eye will cause the visual system not to develop properly. It is best to have a screening eye exam to identify visual problems early. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause vision problems?

Could anxiety cause vision problems?

Yes: Anxiety can cause a range of disturbances in vision, including blurriness, tunnel vision, eye strain, and other problems. Some of the symptoms may be due to surges in adrenaline that accompany anxiety. The vision problems are not serious in themselves, but definitely see a mental health professional and get treatment for your anxiety, which should include psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Do tvs and computers cause vision problems?

Do tvs and computers cause vision problems?

Visual problems: They can be associated with visual problems or aggravate an underling visual problem. A medical eye examination will answer the specifics and recommend appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

Migraine: Migraines would be the most common causes of headache associated with visual symptoms before the headache and/or blurry vision with the headache.

See your doctor to confirm that this is what you have. ...Read more

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What can cause vision problems in children?

Many: Refractive error would be the most common cause of vision problems in the pediatric age group. Uncorrected vision problems in childhood can lead to permanent inability to see in the affected eye (amblyopia). Cataracts, glaucoma and retinal problems can occur in children but are far less common than refractive error. ...Read more

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What things can cause vision problems in children?

What things can cause vision problems in children?

Many things: Children are subject to many eye diseases just like adults are. In addition, visual problems can cause a lasting effect in children whose visual systems are not yet fully developed. In general, it is recommended that a child receive an eye exam at 6 months, 3 years and then annually after age 6. ...Read more

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I am having vision problems from afternoon onwards. What can cause this?

Eye fatigue: If you use your eyes a lot during the daytime, this could easily cause them to become blurry in the afternoon. These symptoms could also be caused by a need for glasses. You should see an eye physician if you haven't had an exam for awhile. ...Read more

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What vision problems can be caused by a pituitary Timor?

What vision problems can be caused by a pituitary Timor?

Field loss: The principal change is a diminution of the temporal field in one or both eyes due to tumor compression on the crossing point (chiasm) of the optic nerves. The pattern depends upon whether the compression is on the forward, the middle or posterior portion. Endocrine aspects of some pituitary tumors can also affect the eye. ...Read more

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Help with vision problems. Does stress cause any kinds of vision problems?

Help with vision problems. Does stress cause any kinds of vision problems?

Not directly: There is a certain disease called central serous chorioretinapathy that's loosely associated with stress. However, most of the time, it has no direct correlation with vision. Stress may cause other problems, like migrains, or dry eyes that can indirectly affect your vision. If you think your vision has changed, its best to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Might Excedrin migraine cause vision problems?

Might Excedrin migraine cause vision problems?

No: None of the ingredients cause vision problems. Migraines can cause vision problems. ...Read more

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Could a head injury cause vision problems 2 1/2 months later?

Could a head injury cause vision problems 2 1/2 months later?

Yes it can!: Brain injury symptoms usually fade within one month of injury. More severe injuries can take longer. Vision problems like blurriness or double vision sometimes occur. If you still have these problems, see an ophthalmologist first. If your eye is normal, then see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Will looking into mobile phone screen for hours cause vision problems?

Will looking into mobile phone screen for hours cause vision problems?

Eye fatigue: Can also be dryness. Treatment is simple take a break every 1-2 hours from any near work. May need glasses to help but lubricating eye drops may help. ...Read more

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Do you know are my current vision problems caused by my retinal surgery?

Do you know are my current vision problems caused by my retinal surgery?

Not necessarily.: Typically, retina procedures are done for conditions that adversely affect the vision. Treatment options are geared towards stopping vision loss or in best cases improvement or restoration of vision. Many times, in spite of adequate and timely treatment, some people still develop significant vision loss, depending on the condition. I would recommend you talk to your retina specialist in detail. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lysteda and can they cause vision problems my vision has been very blurry

What are the side effects of lysteda and can they cause vision problems my vision has been very blurry

Many side effects &: Visual problems. Some of these problems can include retinal vein and artery occlusions this can occur if you develop clots in a vein or artery in the retina. You should see a retinal specialist. There are treatments for vein occlusion if is done early in the course of disease, so don't delay. ...Read more

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Are pituitary macroadenomas the only tumors that can cause vision problems or can microadenomas cause it too?

Are pituitary macroadenomas the only tumors that can cause vision problems or can microadenomas cause it too?

Any tumro in this ar: Both are tumors in the pituitary gland and can affect your vision as the they grow. See an eye doctor to check your visual fields and they can tell where the problem in vision may arise from. ...Read more

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Will place a baby close to the tv cause vision problems or other issues?

Will place a baby close to the tv cause vision problems or other issues?

Probably not: Tv will not harm the eyes of a baby or anyone else for that matter. Tv is not a good substitute for parental attention and shouldn't be used as a babysitter. But there is not visual harm to come from tv watching. ...Read more

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Will taking birth control cause vision problems?

Will taking birth control cause vision problems?

Unlikely, but...: If you have vision problems after starting birth control pills, you need to stop the pills immediately and see an eye doctor. Rarely, birth control pills can lead to a stroke which can cause vision problems. This is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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What might cause vision problems, cognitive problems, and my knees to give out?

What might cause vision problems, cognitive problems, and my knees to give out?

Immediate evaluation: These conditions are serious and require prompt medical evaluation. The condition is likely neurological. A complete eye evaluation and head scanning is needed. ...Read more

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Migranes everyday all day. Get worse if I bend over. Located on top of my head and nape of my neck. Vision problems & confussion. Possible causes?

Hydrocephalit: Dear wallaby54329. Based on informatin your provided it looks like you have either hydrocephalit or pseudotumor ceribri. You need and must be under regular care of neurologist. You also may benefit from osteopathic cranio-sacral manipulative treatment. Try find osteopathic physician. ...Read more

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Can drooping eyelids cause vision problems needing surgery?

Yes: Drooping eyelids can interfere with your periferal field or even straight ahead vision depending on the amount of droop. A visual field can determin and quantify this. ...Read more

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I had a lumbar and my pressure was 350, what is the normal range and can it cause other symptoms other than vision problems. Can it cause strokes or?

I had a lumbar and my pressure was 350, what is the normal range and can it cause other symptoms other than vision problems. Can it cause strokes or?

Doublecheck info.: Something's wrong. I'm not clear on the units, or the circumstance. You had a lumbar puncture performed (also known as a spinal tap)? & The opening pressure was 350 mmHg? Or 350 cmH2O? Either way, the result is hard to believe. Normal opening pressures are 5-25 cmH2O or 4-18 mmHg. I've not heard of any pressure more than 50 cmH2O. 350 is off the charts! If true, it should cause nerve damage. TTYD. ...Read more

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Can drooping eyelids cause peripheral vision problems?

Yes: The cause of visual obstruction can be excess skin, but usually it is also drooping of the brow. It can be corrected by removing the excess skin with or without a brow lift. A consultation with a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery would be beneficial to determine what is required to completely correct your concerns. ...Read more

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Does morphine cause eye sight or vision problems? As I've been experiencing it since taking it

Morphine: Opiates cause constriction of the pupils & blurred vision. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Right eyelid pain and inflammation. What could the cause be? No discharge or Vision problems

Right eyelid pain and inflammation. What could the cause be? No discharge or Vision problems

Couple options: You could have a chalazion (stye) in the eyelid, you could have blepharitis (eyelash inflammation) or you could have cellulitis (infection) in the eyelid. See your doctor or urgent care to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth cause headaches, earaches and vision problems?

Can wisdom teeth cause headaches, earaches and vision problems?

Yes: Wisdom teeth can be the cause of a number of symptoms including headaches, pain and ringing in the ears. And occasional visual problems. Your dentist or surgeon can help diagnose the problems associated with your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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What can cause tiredness, weakness, sudden vision problems & profuse sweating? It's not diabetes.

What can cause tiredness, weakness, sudden vision problems & profuse sweating? It's not diabetes.

Symptoms not specifc: Hi. No symptoms are specific for disease, but certainly Graves' disease could cause those symptoms. Please see your doc for an evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can decompression surgery for chiari malformation 1 relieve vision problems/issues (like blurry/double vision or seeing flashes) caused by chiari?

Can decompression surgery for chiari malformation 1 relieve vision problems/issues (like blurry/double vision or seeing flashes) caused by chiari?

Depends: The goal of Chiara surgery is to restore the normal pattern of CSF flow & thereby prevent further deterioration of the visual (& balance) symptoms of the ACM malformation. Whether this helps existing symptoms depends on how long those symptoms have been present, the type of surgery contemplated, it's success rate, age, & underlying factors. It's a question to ask the neurologist who knows you best ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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