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Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: I would look for other potential causes and see a good eye doctor first before attributing it to hypothyroidism. ...Read more

Peripheral Vision (Definition)

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


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Cause of peripheral vision loss?

No: If you are experiencing peripheral vision loss, you should be evaluated for glaucoma, optic nerve disease, or a possible mass or infiltrative lesion. ...Read more

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What can cause peripheral vision loss?

What can cause peripheral vision loss?

Many thinks: Such as retinal detachment, retinal degeneration, glaucoma, optic nerve disease, stroke, brain lesion. You need to see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What exactly can cause peripheral vision loss?

What exactly can cause peripheral vision loss?

Many: The most common are strokes and glaucoma, but there are many others. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Bright flash in peripheral vision. increase in floaters. 20 year old female. Causes?

Bright flash in peripheral vision. increase in floaters. 20 year old female. Causes?

Needs evaluation: Increased floaters and flashes of light may indicates a retinal problem. Best to have an eye evaluation as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Still having moments of flashing light in peripheral vision which causes blindness of 1-2 seconds. What is it ?

Migraine or retina: I migraine can cause this but usually lasts for up to 20 minutes. A pulling on the retina by the vitreous gel can do this as well and can lead to a tear in the retina. Please have a dilated exam by an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read more

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What are the causes of temporary loss peripheral vision?

What are the causes of temporary loss peripheral vision?

Many: Most commonly is migraine, with or without the headache. Other causes are transient strokes to the brain, sudden drops in blood pressure to name but a few. See your eye md. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...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