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Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Hallucinations: Charles bonnet syndrome is the occurence of visual hallucinations in blind people, especially those with retinal disease. Patients who experience these should be reassured that they are not psychiatric in nature. ...Read more
Charles Bonnet syndr: Mentally healthy people with significant visual loss can have visual hallucinations. Hallucinations do not occur in any other senses. Please see an ophthalmologist for the diagnosis, . ...Read more
Is there any treatment, therapy or cure for charles bonnet syndrome following macular degeneration?
Yes: Cbs occurs with chronic severe bilateral vision loss and results in formed and unformed visual hallucinations. Severe bilateral amd is a common cause. The first step in therapy is inquiring whether at risk patients are having this experience. If so, reassurance goes a long way. Medical therapy may also reduce the intensity of the visual hallucinations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Read: Horner's syndrome is the combination of drooping of the eyelid (ptosis) and constriction of the pupil (miosis), sometimes accompanied by decreased sweating of the face on the same side; redness of the conjunctiva of the eye is often also present. It indicates a problem with the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctor can evaluate: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffeine, some medications can help. Nifedipine, diltiazem, losartan, and prazosin have been used in patients with raynaud's phenomenon, to block vasospasm and/or relax vessels so they can dilate to let more blood flow through them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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