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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


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What causes tunnel vision and blurry areas?

What causes tunnel vision and blurry areas?

Glaucoma: Glaucoma affects the peripheral vision and patients with a very advance glaucoma have what we call" tunnel vision". Glaucoma is a silent disease and without proper screening can advance and affect your vision. Comprehensive eye exams will help detect it. ...Read more

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What can cause tunnel vision and lightheadedness every time i stand up?

What can cause tunnel vision and lightheadedness every time i stand up?

Get medical help: These symptoms related to a change in position may be from an abrupt drop in blood pressure when standing. This can be medication related, or could be cardiac in nature. Sometimes increased intracranial pressure can cause symptoms like this. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness and tunnel vision during exercise?

What causes dizziness and tunnel vision during exercise?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause loss of vision/tunnel vision?

What can cause  loss of vision/tunnel vision?

Circulation: Spasm of the posterior cerebral arteries could cause tunnel vision/blindness. Low blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias, severe high blood pressure are causes. Optic nerve poisons, glaucoma, and other eye diseases can also do so. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

Blood pressure: The most frequent symptoms of low blood pressure can be dizziness and temporary loss of side vision (closing in). Be sure to have this checked out first with a simple blood pressure test. ...Read more

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What mental disorder could cause a feeling of internal tunnel vision?

What mental disorder could cause a feeling of internal tunnel vision?

Panic disorder: A panic attack is caused by a discharge of the sympathetic nervous system: the result is rapid heart beat and breathing, numbness of extremities, and faintness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness fainting and tunnel vision?

What are the causes of dizziness fainting and tunnel vision?

BP problem: Usually this is a postural hypotensive issue that can occur if you are anemic or have a weakly responsive vascular system to such activities as standing up after crouching or sitting for a long time. If this is consistent, and the vision recovers fully in between, then your family doctor should be contacted for an analysis of your cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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What causes you to see black spots or tunnel vision?

Depends: If you are having them on/off , then it could be due to ocular migraine. If its persistent the floater is from your vitreous debris and the tunnel vision could be secondary to glaucoma. Please consult an ophthalmologist.. ...Read more

Dr. John Gillespie
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Tunnel Vision (Definition)

Tunnel vision is where a person's visual field becomes narrowed so that he is only able to see the central part of the visual field (as though ...Read more