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What can cause loss of vision/tunnel vision?

What can cause loss of vision/tunnel vision?

Circulation: Spasm of the posterior cerebral arteries could cause tunnel vision/blindness. Low blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias, severe high blood pressure are causes. Optic nerve poisons, glaucoma, and other eye diseases can also do so. ...Read more

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Blindness (Definition)

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


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I was wondering does the medication sanctura cause loss of vision?

I was wondering does the medication sanctura cause loss of vision?

Sanctura: Used to treat overactive bladder, it can cause dry eyes & blurred vision. Use with caution if you have narrow angle glaucoma. ...Read more

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Using corticosone like flovent inhaler can cause loss of vision?

Using corticosone like flovent inhaler can cause loss of vision?

Yes: Steroids used chronically have been associated with cataract formation. You should see your eye doctor. Also steroids can cause elevation in blood sugar and this leads to fluid shifts that can cause blurring vision. You should have your blood sugars checked to rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause loss of vision?

Rarely: Rarely you can have a serious sinus infection that affects the eye. But this is uncommon. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with glaucoma. No peripheral vision loss. 30% optic nerve damage. With treatment will nerve damage cause loss of vision?

Recently diagnosed with glaucoma. No peripheral vision loss. 30% optic nerve damage. With treatment will nerve damage cause loss of vision?

Probably not: Glaucoma is readily treated with anti-pressure medication which should prevent any further damage in almost all cases. This is handled by ophthalmologists (you are not seeing an optometrist I hope?) who deal with this daily. There is a step ladder of treatments -- medication, laser, surgery to prevent further damage which can be quite effective. ...Read more

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What causes temporary loss of vision?

What causes temporary loss of vision?

It depends.: The word "temporary" could mean seconds or days. Brief loss of vision could be related to common problems like low blood pressure or migraines. Longer periods of vision loss are often due to more serious problems. In any case, an ophthalmologist and/or neurologist should be involved. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of temporary loss of vision?

What are the common causes of temporary loss of vision?

No one best answer: Temporary loss my be innocuous. Blurred vision from dryness, wrong glasses, medication side effects are temporary but so are many other more serious conditions that may lead to sudden and maybe permanent loss. Mini strokes to the eye or brain, intermittent glaucoma attacks, optic neuritis, small hemorrhages in the eye (diabetics) to name a few. See your eye md asap. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness and temporary loss of vision?

What causes dizziness and temporary loss of vision?

More than one thing: This could be neurologic, cat this could be migraine it needs evaluation. You want to prevent temporary to become more lasting. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the leading cause of loss of vision?

Depends on what: Part of the world you in talking about? In the us cataracts are number one in vision loss but can be treated, macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy are top causes of vision loss. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what the leading cause of loss of vision is?

Depends on group: For people over 65 age related macular degeneration leads. For younger people diabetic retinopathy is the cause. Outside the us infectious causes like trachoma blind people at high rates. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, extreme sweat, and loss of vision?

What causes nausea, extreme sweat, and loss of vision?

There are a few...: ...Causes, including dehydration, diabetes, heat exhaustion, and certain medications. If you know anyone suffering from these symptoms, they need to seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Will fibromyalgia cause extreme hunger and loss of vision?

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Will fibromyalgia cause extreme hunger and loss of vision?

Fibromyalgia: No, but some meds. Used to treat it can cause appetite changes and blurred vision. Consult your doc. ...Read more

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Can a simple cincussion cause temporary episodes if loss of vision?

Can a simple cincussion cause temporary episodes if loss of vision?

Concussion: Concussion is associated w a short temporary black out of vision. Vision usually resolves unless there is brain, optic nerve or eye damage. ...Read more

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I am wondering if there are any hereditary causes of progressive loss of vision to complete blindness that typically don't occur until an adult/elderly?

Herediary loss: Of vision has many causes. One common cause is macular degeneration, which many think is at least partially inherited. One more unusual cause is retinitis pigmentosa. This typically causes gradual deterioration during adult life. ...Read more

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Can an allergic reaction cause a temporary loss of vision?

Can an allergic reaction cause a temporary loss of vision?

Maybe: Depending on your definition of loss of vision, and whether you are talking about an eye allergy or a systemic allergy, it is possible. Blurred vision is not uncommon in eye allergies, and also when treating allergies with oral antihistamines. A systemic allergic reaction should not cause vision loss (darkened vision). This should be immediately evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I got my first migraine when I was 16. Can it cause partial loss of vision?

Temporarily: Scotomata and hemianopsia are common components of migraine. Visual illusions with progressive loss of half of the visual field is a common presentation for a migraine event. This usually recovers even before the headache begins. In women on birth control there have been reports of permanent loss of visual function due to ischemia of the occipital lobe of the brain. Fortunately, this is rare. ...Read more

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I experienced loss of vision and muffled hearing for a few moments. What can cause this?

Blood pressure: I temporary drop in blood pressue when standing up could do this. If it continues to happen, see your internist. ...Read more

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Hey docs, I am wondering if there are any hereditary causes of progressive loss of vision to complete blindness that typically don't occur until an adult/elderly?

Hey docs, I am wondering if there are any hereditary causes of progressive loss of vision to complete blindness that typically don't occur until an adult/elderly?

Yes: The most common in this category is one of the family of diseases that cause retinal degeneration termed retinitis pigmentosa. There are also some cornea diseases that can do this also although corneal transplantation frequently can help these. There are a few rare optic nerve diseases inherited that do this with names like Lebers disease and choroideremia. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

Blood pressure: The most frequent symptoms of low blood pressure can be dizziness and temporary loss of side vision (closing in). Be sure to have this checked out first with a simple blood pressure test. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden loss of vision in the lower half of one eye?

What can cause sudden loss of vision in the lower half of one eye?

Decreased blood flow: Your very precise description is consistent with interruption of blood flow in a branch of the retinal artery on one side. This needs attention, as a stroke risk would be present. Unlikely that this represents migraine. See an ophtalmologist asap. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of sudden loss of vision in the lower half of one eye?

Optic neuropathy: This is a classic symptom of ischemic optic neuropathy although it usually occurs in the upper visual fields. Other possibilities include retinal detachments, arterial occlusions of the retina, infections, and autoimmune disease of the retinal vascular system. The list is extensive and this just names a few ...Read more

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If you get paint thinner in your eyes, will it cause instant, permanent loss of vision?

No: Paint thinner is caustic and can cause significant ocular damage if prolonged contact occurs. If you flush it out quickly, severe injury can be avoided. Vision after a corneal burn from paint thinner will be poor immediately after the injury but should improve as the eyes heal. The final vision varies depending on the extent of the injury. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the leading causes of loss of vision. List as many as possible not just 1 answer. Can it be curable without laser treatment?

Can you tell me the leading causes of loss of vision. List as many as possible not just 1 answer. Can it be curable without laser treatment?

Two categories: 1) permanent loss: inherited disease, birth defects, severe injury, advanced diabetic disease, retinal vascular occlusion brain stroke, macular degeneration--and others 2) correctable loss: glaucoma, cataracts, vitamin deficiencies, surface infection, corneal opacities, multiple sclerosis, early diabetic changes -- and others. There are many paths to correction or cure; laser also. ...Read more

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I've been having this cough for over a month its hasn't gotten better its has caused to to feel lightheaded with loss of vision and a major headache?

I've been having this cough for over a month its hasn't gotten better its has caused to to feel lightheaded with loss of vision and a major headache?

See an Eye MD ASAP.: Your symptoms could be from a mild chemical poisoning. If you are taking hydrocodone or Codeine for cough it could cause blurry vision. What is your line of work? Exposure to lacquer or lacquer thinner can cause cough, blurred vision and lightheadedness. I once saw a road worker with same symptoms and he was allergic to asphalt and its chemicals. Metal cleaners is another one. ...Read more

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Could second hand smoke cause a gradual loss of vision?

Could second hand smoke cause a gradual loss of vision?

Yes but...: Secon-hand smoke exposure in confined quarters is estimated to give the unwilling recipient 10% of the same cigarette smoke load as the smoker. Smoking contributes to cataracts and macular degeneration & occasionally blindness (tobacco-alcohol amblyopia). ...Read more

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What would cause sudden loss of vision in the right upper corner of the eye?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

See below: A migraine headache can cause temporary visual impairment. You should be evaluated. It has nothing to do with breast feeding. ...Read more

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Could shingles cause swelling on one side of face and temporary loss of vision without a rash?

Yes: This is caused a "prodromal effect" where the symptoms occur before the rash. Please go see your eye doctor to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

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


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