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Can You Lose Night Vision In One Eye
Often when I wake in the night, vision in one eye is much darker than the other. If I close the better eye, I can barely see in the dark. Thoughts?
Multivitamins & eye: Multivitamins such as centrum have been studied and have determined that they slow the progression of cataract formation. They do not improve vision, but help you retain the vision you have longer. Over time, everyone develops cataracts. Most people have this cloudy lens removed in their 70's or 80's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it bad for your eyes to go back and forth from night vision to regular vision quite quickly for maybe an hour period?
Not bad for the eyes: There is no physiologic basis for the eyes to become strained or damaged in any way as a consequence of normal levels of light (not like a laser beam focused on the retina) alterations. I have no idea what this will do to your circadian rhythms though. Good luck with that one. But the retinas and corneas and lens will be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs evaluation: Is the vision from the right eye poor at night compared to the left eye or does it simply not adapt to the dark well at night compared to the left eye? Most likely is a need for eyeglass correction for that eye such as modest myopia. It would be rare to have a unilateral dark adaptation problem there are other possibilities which your ophthalmologist can sort out for you if persistent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this chronic?: If this is a longstanding condition (as far back as you can remember) it is likely permanent. If it started recently (over the last few months or a few years) there may be a cause that can be treated. I recommend having a dilated eye examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I lost night vision completely in my right eye only. It gradually returned after 20-30 min. Is this an emergency?
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