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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

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


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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