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What causes gradual vision loss in one eye ( like a shade being drawn or letters being missing when reading?

What causes gradual vision loss in one eye ( like a shade being drawn or letters being missing when reading?

Meant things can...: Cause this. Most serious would be a retinal datechment. Could be a cataract or as simple as dryness. You need to have an eye exam to determine the cause. See an ophthalmologist ...Read more

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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Can viagra (sildenafil) cause partial vision loss in one eye only?

Can viagra (sildenafil) cause partial vision loss in one eye only?

Yes: Viagra (sildenafil) use has been linked to a condition called ischemic optic neuropathy which can cause a sudden, painless decrease in vision in one eye. See your eye doctor immediately if you suspect this. ...Read more

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What causes temporary vision loss in one eye for a few seconds- no longer than 1 minute. History of pulsatile tinnitus, daily headaches, double vision?

What causes temporary vision loss in one eye for a few seconds- no longer than 1 minute. History of pulsatile tinnitus, daily headaches, double vision?

As previously stated: I do believe I answered this question because I remember seeing your smiling picture.....if that's you sending the question from "down under!" LOL You describe symptoms seen in patients with IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension). But please, don't keep us in suspense. Let's have an appointment and get more information? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make appointment ...Read more

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What can cause vision loss in one eye 12 year old?

What can cause vision loss in one eye 12 year old?

Vision loss: Many issues can cause decreased vision in one eye in a 12 year old. See an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can viagra (sildenafil) cause vision loss in one eye?

Can viagra (sildenafil) cause vision loss in one eye?

Possibly: There has been an association between viagra (sildenafil) and a condition called ischemic optic neuropathy which can cause sudden painless decreased vision in one eye. If you have experienced this, see your eye doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Vision loss in one eye. What causes it?

Vision loss in one eye. What causes it?

Multiple causes: If this just happened, it is an emergency and you should go to your ophthalmologist or to an er quickly. The causes include retinal detachment, vascular occlusive disease, optic nerve disease, various changes in the brain as well as other eye conditions. ...Read more

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Have left facial and temple pain and right vision loss in one eye opthamologist can find no cause she says my eye is healthy can you help ?

Have left facial and temple pain and right vision loss in one eye opthamologist can find no cause she says my eye is healthy can you help ?

Could be serious.: Was the vision loss sudden? If so, you should consider this an ophthalmological emergency. You could have a problem with the circulation to the eye (retinal artery), or optic nerve. Loss of vision should never be considered normal, unless it is simply a refractive problem requiring corrective lenses. I highly suggest you get another opinion from another opthamologist. ...Read more

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BP 102/48(very low for me). HR is 110bpm. Migraine with vision loss in one eye. No meds other than Advil (ibuprofen) for migraine. What could cause this all?

Not a D.I.Y. job: Especially if this continues even for several hours, get to a doctor or urgent care - even an ER. An exam is needed to even begin a solid DX. Start there and follow up as you get advice. The range of possibilities is too big so it's pointless to mis-lead you. I hope it's easy to treat well and you feel good soon. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden loss of vision in the lower half of one eye?

What can cause sudden loss of vision in the lower half of one eye?

Decreased blood flow: Your very precise description is consistent with interruption of blood flow in a branch of the retinal artery on one side. This needs attention, as a stroke risk would be present. Unlikely that this represents migraine. See an ophtalmologist asap. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision is a symptom in which a person loses some or all ability to see, either in one or both eyes. Loss of vision can be temporary or permanent, and ...Read more