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Can Your Eyesight Ever Return From Having Temporal Artiritis
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
If someone were to have optic neuritis would their vision return 100% back to normal in time?? And if so how long? I can't see with my other eye .
If you already have a bad eye (damaged from optic nerve stroke and glaucoma) and your eyes still hurt, how can you make the pain go away?
See your doctor...: Optic nerve ischemia (stroke) typically doesn't present with pain, nor does glaucoma. Optic neuritis or inflammatory conditions involving the optic nerve may warrant urgent treatment, particularly if you are experiencing vision changes. If your symptoms are unilateral and acute, i would call your ophthalmologist tonight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: Several dietary supplements are marketed as eye vitamins. But little evidence supports using these products for preventing glaucoma or reversing vision loss due to glaucoma. Few clinical trials of eye vitamins or supplements for glaucoma have been conducted. One study showed that taking folic acid may reduce the risk of some types of glaucoma. Another showed that vitamin C may decrease the chance of getting glaucoma. More research is needed to understand the possible role of vitamins or supplements in preventing or treating glaucoma. If you're interested in trying eye vitamins or supplements, discuss the benefits and risks with your eye doctor. ...Read more
I have headaches, forgetfullness due to eye strain. After solving this problem my memory will be same or eye strain can permamently damage my memory?
Eye strain?: Eye strain is a vague term and means different things to different people. Eye symptoms should not alter one's memory. One can make sure to see an ophthalmologist to clarify what "eye strain" means. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specializing in disorders of the eyes. An optometrist is not a medical doctor, but a type of doctor who specializes in contact lenses, glasses, and refractions. ...Read more
I am suffering problem with my vision cause with my diabetes having eye blood clut would be good to go for an eye laser to control its damage?
Can severe stress be a contributing factor to my optic neuritis ? I have gone blind in my left eye
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How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?
Headache in aneurysm: Brain aneurysm does not always cause headache .... Depends on size, location and growth rate. It typically causes pain after rupturing and causing subarachnoid hemorrhage. Pain behind the eyes or back of the head are typical areas of pain with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Blurry vision would depend on the blood pressure and location of the aneurysm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take to recover from cataract surgery? I'm afraid of suffering from vision loss after cataract surgery. How long will it take until i can see clearly again? Will my vision always be a little blurry or will I have to wear glasses after the
Consistent follow-up: Vision loss from glaucoma is often subtle at first.. But with significant damage, loss may rapidly worsen. Consistent, regular care is essential. The patient must use his medications and keep regular appointments for eye-pressure checks, visual field tests, and optic nerve exams. An ophthalmologist is best trained to offer the most appropriate treatments of drops, laser or surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If an eye muscle is damaged in the brain after concussion and it leads to blurred vision, how long does recovery take. Will the eye sight return back ?
It is possible: It is possible, but there are many factors that can affect the results.Depending on the type and duration of detachment, and the surgical outcomes, it is possible to come away with 20/20 vision. Without knowing specific details of the case, it is difficult to comment further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, that is routine: A cataract is the clouding of the eye's natural lens. Virtually all cataract surgery involves removing the cloudy lens and placing an artificial intra-ocular lens (iol) implant in its place. There are some newer more advanced iols that act like intraocular invisible bifocals to minimize need for postoperative glasses (multifocal iols) or to treat pre-exisiting astigmatism (toric iol). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When should I expect to notice a change in my vision or for my vision to get better after having a course of iv solumedrol for optic neuritis from ms?
Can you a have eye laser corrective surgery if the eye doctor notice eye pressure in your eyes, and then say it can lead to glaucoma? Plus had sarcoid
Depends: If your iop is too high for your eyes, this can definitely lead to irreversible vision loss. Your eye md should be evaluating you for glaucoma ; instituting treatment if characteristic optic nerve changes of glaucoma are present. Sarcoidosis often is initially treated with prednisone, which can elevate iop in susceptible people. I'd advise against lasik until your diagnosis is established. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have optic neuritis in one eye and my vision is poor can I claim disability benefits?
Depends: How is the other eye? Disability is awarded when the combined vision from both eyes is below certain standards that are set State by State and also Federal. If one eye is normal and the other in fact missing for instance from trauma, that usually does not qualify for disability,. However some policies for disability will cover such cases. ...Read more
Thought glaucoma was for old people. I'm 58. & have it w/many years ahead. Have 30% nerve damage, minor vision .Loss. How not to worry about vision?
Diligence: Glaucoma with close follow up by your ophthalmologist, responds well to treatment. There is signficant redundancy in the visual system so a 30% loss is a clear warning but gives you plenty of leeway. Just be sure you take you medication and have regular follow up examinations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more
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