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Can The Wrong Prescription Of Glasses Cause Visual Disturbance
Causes blur: If the prescription in your eyeglasses is wrong or out of date, you will not see as well but you will do no harm to the eyes. Your eyes will function as best as they can under any circumstances, even with the wrong prescription. ...Read more
Possible: You can have visual disturbance but double vision is unlikely. ...Read more
Plenty: Optic neuritis (decreased visual acuity, pain on eye movements, decreased color intensity), double vision (lesions in brain stem), nystagmus, abnormal tracking, even par planitis and uveitis. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. If you are experiencing visual problems, start with your eye doc and go from there. ...Read more
Full evaluation: Migraines don't occur daily. The word "migraine" doesn't mean "bad headache". You have chronic daily headaches, which can be very difficult to treat. The key is proper diagnosis of the situation. Why do you headaches? You need a full medical evaluation to assertain the underlying the reasons you are in pain, then treat the cause. ...Read more
Visual disturbance of red traffic lights & tail lightslooking like a circle of small lights with black in the centre for a month now. Possible cause?
Refractive/Cataract: You're probably seeing visual disturbances from cataracts or refractive changes in your eyes. A Corneal scar that is centrally located could also contribute to visual disturbances, as well as many other surface disorders. All these visual changes would be most noticeable at night. Now an examination would be the best way to determine the most like cause (s). ...Read more
You clearly need a lot of care and attention! If your body is making too much insulin the doctors (including surgeons) need to find the area of your pancreas producing too much insulin and schedule removal of that area.
Your seizures may slow down but you will need careful follow up with a neurologist.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more
What would cause visual disturbance during intense exercise? It seems to coincide with high blood pressure as the blurring throbs with each pulse.
What do I do about severe visual disturbance in suspect migraine, is this something to worry about?
What is the best treatment for hallucinagen persisting perceptual disorder? (visual disturbance only)
1/1 sertraline (see text)
1/1 zyprexa (olanzapine) and prozac
2/2 benzodiazepines drug and alcohol dependence 69 (2003) 109/119 no randomized controlled studies exist so far. ...Read more
I have intermittant pain in my eye that feels similiar to a scratched cornea-no visual disturbance. What could this be a symptom of?
After a couple of migraines now have visual disturbance at night where street lights a block or more away look like circles of lights w black centre?
Recently had a visual disturbance. A part of my vision went dark and I couldn't focus, followed by a quick flash of red light. Normal now, what was it?
Last month I had 2 migraines within 2 days my migraines have changed from zig zag lines centre to visual disturbance, should I be worried?
I am taking verapamil for visual disturbance/headache but my doctor is suspecting simple partial seizures. Would the verapamil reduce these?
Verapamil: Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker and is typically used for vascular related diseases (e.g., hypertension). There are calcium channels on neurons that may be affected, but this may be a theoretic pharmacological drug target. Some headaches, however, are thought to have a vascular etiology, so I suspect that is the target. I recommend asking your physician. ...Read more
I get a lot of visual disturbance. ..white wiggly lines moving across visual field and dots with mild blurring. Always worse after eating fruit. Ideas?
Migraine: It sounds like retinal migraine with fruit being your trigger but make sure you get it evaluated by an Eye MD. ...Read more
Saw neuro after visual disturbance, probable migraine. MRI to r/o mass, found 3mm hyperintensity ant. Parietal subcortical. Ref'd to MS specialist?
Depends: There are many lesions that appear on imaging as non-specific and can be seen in many lesions. There are exact criteria that are present which makes MRI useful in the diagnosis, discussing with another specialist might discern or eliminate this diagnosis. The finding on MRI is more consistent with migraine. ...Read more
I used aqueous nasal spray for nose, during the year I got visual disturbance, eye pain, eyes looking different direction. Did I get the side effect?
What kind?: Is it a rx or otc spray? Is it a nasal steroid or antihistamine? Rarely, steroid nasal spray may lead to glaucoma which is genetically determined. Need to stop the nasal spray and find an alternative but it is only prudent to consult an eye doctor since glucoma can lead to blindness. ...Read more
Very faint visual disturbance when moving eyes, disappears when still. Only in left eye. No trauma or pain. Always in same place. No blind spot?
Eye care: Please set up an appointment to see an Ophthalmologist (eye doctor). ...Read more
Sudden onset headache and brief visual disturbance. 8 yo boy. Chronic constipation - takibg lactulose. Has a constant background tummy ache got worse.
Visual disturbance, white flashes, upset stomach three days, dizzy, cough, pressure in eyes, and shaky when moving around. What could this be?
Absolutely: Over or under correction, or a prism where none is needed can lead to headaches. The greater the difference the worse the issue. Your eye muscles will try to strain to improve or fix the correction and after a period start to fatigue and/or spasm. It is pretty common for glasses prescriptions to be incorrect per consumers reports. Go to a reputable office for refraction/glasses. ...Read more
My new glasses prescription feels wrong at dusk or in dim light. Is it me or should I get new ones?
No: If your glasses prescription changed & you don't update, or if you are wearing glasses with the wrong prescription, thea two won't adversely affect your eye health, but your vision will not be optimally in focus. Some people feel eye strain if their glasses are incorrect. A resolution would be to have yor eye md refract your eyes for the correct prescription. ...Read more
Will not wearing my prescription glasses cause me any harm. I have worn them every day for the past 19 years, lately, I only wear them half of the day?
Symptoms include: Continued blurry vision in one or both eyes, headaches from eye strain, dizziness due to lack of focus. Even nausea and vertigo if the prescription is way off from what your eyes need. Don't hesitate to have this rechecked if you feel the glasses are giving you trouble. ...Read more
No: Wearing 3-d glasses has no effect on the basic visual needs or need for eyeglasses. However, if you have difficulty seeing in 3-d this might be a clue to a pre-existing eyeglass need or some other eye problem. If you 3-d experience is significantly difference than others, check with your ophthalmologist to evaluate that. ...Read more
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