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Causes Of Momentary Blindness Syndrome
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
Retinal disease: White dot syndrome is associated with multiple retinal and choroidal diseases. It is important to undergo complete eye examination and investigations. White dosyndromes have the potential for causing severe visual loss, but many of the diseases comprising white dot syndromes can be treated. Some are treated by attacking inflammatory pathways, while DUSN is treated by lasering the lesions ...Read more
Doctor diagnosed my mom with exfoliation syndrome. What can she do? She's scared that she'll go blind. She's only 65 and cannot take take betabs
Exfoliation syndrome: Exfoliation syndrome increases the risk of glaucoma and slightly increases the risks related with cataract surgery. Otherwise, it is nothing to be scared about. She just needs continued followup with an eye doctor. If she develops signs of early glaucoma or significan cataract, these issues can be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got dry eyes due to stevens johnson syndrome(drug-allergic).Will this dryness leads to blindness?
Not likely: Stevens-johnson syndrome targets the anterior surface ; mucous membrane of the eye which can result in severe dryness. This can be treated with artificial tears. Sjs can also damage the cornea ; corneal stem cells resulting in scarring of the cornea. It is the corneal changes that may decrease the vision. You should follow closely with your eye doctor for management to prevent vision loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: A common source of such phenomena is alterations in the health and architecture of the macula, the area of central sharp vision. This can last a long time. Temporary changes can occur due to migraines and vascular changes. There are many other causes so if this is occurring, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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