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Blurry central vision. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Blurry central vision. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Get checked: Blurred central vision may indicate central serous a condition that is found in young healthy people. Other conditions such as epiretinal membranes, idiopathic neovascular membranes need to be ruled out. See your eyecare professional. ...Read more

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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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Have macular pucker. Close up vision test 20/20 but looking straight on at computer is blurry. My guess is central vision at computer is 20/40 but eye exam isn't picking it up. How can it be measured?

Have macular pucker. Close up vision test 20/20 but looking straight on at computer is blurry. My guess is central vision at computer is 20/40 but eye exam isn't picking it up. How can it be measured?

Computer glasses: The term computer glasses is used to refer to glasses that bring things into focus (sharp vision) that are not at reading distance, but slightly farther away. It turns out that reading distance for a book etc. is shorter than where the computer screen is typically. The cataract and pucker may not have much to do with the problem of see in ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Central vision deterioration?

What is the definition or description of: Central vision deterioration?

Macular degeneration: Central vision deterioration or macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness in the United States. It is usually associated with second hand cigarette smoke There are also genetic diseases such as Leber's Dystrophy and Myopic Macular degeneration or deterioration that can lead to central vision loss. It's imperative that you see an ophthalmologist, preferably a retina specialist. ...Read more

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Vibrations in the peripheral or central vision, what could be some reasons why?

Vibrations in the peripheral or central vision, what could be some reasons why?

Ocular Migraine: These are called scintillating schotomas- part of the ocular migraine or ophthalmic (also called ocular) migraine. Patients have spasms of the arteries at supply the eye and get these symptoms. Temporary loss of blood flow causes temporary sight loss. If it persists or interferes with daily activities then go to your primary care doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Vision becomes foggy when reading text, central vision fogginess. Any remedy for this?

Vision becomes foggy when reading text, central vision fogginess. Any remedy for this?

Glasses: You likely need glasses, but see an eye doctor to make sure this is the only problem you have with your eyes. ...Read more

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I've been having blurred central vision off and on for two months now, what should I do and what is the possible cause?

I've been having blurred central vision off and on for two months now, what should I do and what is the possible cause?

Get checked: Blurred central vision may indicate central serous a condition that is found in young healthy people. Other conditions such as epiretinal membranes, idiopathic neovascular membranes need to be ruled out. See your eyecare professional. ...Read more

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Is there a way to correct central vision loss?

Is there a way to correct central vision loss?

No: Unfortunately, this is usually due to a serious eye disease and is usually irreversible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tear in retina - is central vision affected at all?

Tear in retina - is central vision affected at all?

Depends: A tear in the retina is the first step in what can become a retinal detachment. If the tear is treated with laser, a retinal detachment can be prevented. Central vision can be affected by retinal detachment or blood in eye from a tear. Retinal detachment needs surgery, bleeding likely will clear up on it's own (but the tear that caused the tear should still be treated). ...Read more

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How does central vision differ from peripheral vision?

How does central vision differ from peripheral vision?

Different functions: Central vision is designed for fine detail, depth and color perception. Peripheral vision is designed for motion detection. ...Read more

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What do I do about a tear in my retina - central vision?

What do I do about a tear in my retina - central vision?

Have evaluation: If there is a tear in the retina, there is a risk of developing a retinal detachment. The tear should be treated. If the central vision is affected with a hole in the retina, than that might be a condition called macular hole which is fixed with a vitrectomy surgery. The first step is to see an eye care professional to get the correct diagnosis and hopefully appropriate recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for central vision deteriorations?

What is the best treatment for central vision deteriorations?

Depends on the cause: There are numerous disease processes that can cause this. You have to see an eye doctor to discover the cause before a treatment can be outlined. ...Read more

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My peripheral vision is better than my central vision in the dark. Could that be so?

My peripheral vision is better than my central vision in the dark. Could that be so?

Yes : Because of the anatomy of the nerves of the eye you have a retina and a fovea and central vision and peripheral vision come from different nerves. Are you diabetic or have other health problems? See eye dr. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my peripheral vision is better than my central vision in the dark.?

Should i be concerned if my peripheral vision is better than my central vision in the dark.?

Normal: The peripheral retina which has more rods than cones does see better in the dark. The cones which inhabit the central retina need lights of light to work well. Rods work better in low light. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have had damage to my central vision for months. A colored ripply thing i can't see passed. The doctors am blind?

Decreased vision: You should have a retinal / macular exam by an ophthalmologist (MD) in your area. Possibly, you may have a macular bleeding situation related several systemic conditions. ...Read more

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