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Does depression cause your sight to narrow and your vision to be very spacey?

Does depression cause your sight to narrow and your vision to be very spacey?

No: Depression by itself would not likely be responsible for isolated vision changes. However, medications used to treat depression can cause many vision side effects. Also, migraine headaches which can be associated with depression can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Can damage to your brain cause you to be dizzy and affect your cognitive ability/behaviour?

Can damage to your brain cause you to be dizzy and affect your cognitive ability/behaviour?

Brain damage: Yes. Brain damage can manifest in many ways depending on the location, the severity, and the cause of the damage. Whether it is reversible or irreversible depends on the severity and if the brain cells are stunned or dead. Time and rehabilitation will determine the outcome. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to lose both your hearing and vision from cmv?

Can it be possible for you to lose both your hearing and vision from cmv?

Yes: Congenital CMV is the most common known reason for sensorineural hearing loss in young children. CMV retinitis is inflammation of the retina due to CMV that can lead to blindness. ...Read more

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Can you explain why lasik can only work on the eyes up to a certain % of vision loss with astigmatism?

Can you explain why lasik can only work on the eyes up to a certain % of vision loss with astigmatism?

Cornea limitation: Depends on the cornea shape, thickness, and how much and where tissue can be removed in order to counterbalance astigmatism. If too much tissue is removed it can cause problems and ectasia and if the wrong tissue is removed, it can create more refractive error. ...Read more

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How bad are your eyes supposed to be to be considered 'visually impaired'?

How bad are your eyes supposed to be to be considered 'visually impaired'?

Depends: There are different degrees of impairment. Legal blindness is best corrected vision of 20/200 or worse in the best eye or visual field constriction of less than 20 degrees. To operate a car, you must have 20/60 or better vision in your best eye. Impairment depends on the context. ...Read more

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Can a problem with your thyroid cause confusion to the point of someone seeming to be going crazy?

Can a problem with your thyroid cause confusion to the point of someone seeming to be going crazy?

Rarely: Very rarely severe hyper- or hypo-thyrodism can cause confusion, but it should be easy for your doctor to diagnose or rule out with a simple history, physical and lab tests. ...Read more

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Blurred and unable to focus vision in one eye due to hemangioma, how can the vision be fixed?

Blurred and unable to focus vision in one eye due to hemangioma, how can the vision be fixed?

Maybe: This depends on where it is and if there are other hidden vascular problems. This needs a total evaluation by an ophthalmologist who can dtermine which other subspeclialties within ophthalmology may be indicated. ...Read more

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What is REM behavior disorder and can it look like a seizure and cause eyes to roll and a body to be limp and not be able to wake someone. I?

What is REM behavior disorder and can it look like a seizure and cause eyes to roll and a body to be limp and not be able to wake someone. I?

REM sleep disorder: Rem behavior disorder: normal the body is paralyzed in rem sleep, which the person has vivid dreams. Rem behavior disorder causes the person to act out these dreams because the person looses the normal paralysis typical of rem sleep. Sometimes people can be quite violent when they act out dreams. Limpness is generally not a part of this disorder. ...Read more

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What can be causing eye pain and pressure along with involuntary eye movement side to side? I also have a very tough time to sleep and focus on things

What can be causing eye pain and pressure along with involuntary eye movement side to side? I also have a very tough time to sleep and focus on things

See an eye MD: Difficult to say without a formal eye exam. You may be having nystagmus but i can't be sure. Since it sounds like quite a cluster of problems, i really would see an ophthalmologist for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes the mussles in your eyes to deterate and close tour eye until you can no longer see can anything be done?

What causes the mussles in your eyes to deterate  and close tour eye until you can no longer see can anything be done?

Ptosis: When your eyelids start to close because of "weak" muscles, it is called a ptosis. However, there are many other reasons whe an eyelid may look closed. For example, excessive skin on the upper lids could give the appearance of closing eyes. If you have dry eyes or any other chronic irritation, the eyes would try to close to protect the surface. See an eye md for the reason your eyes are closing. ...Read more

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Can you get dermatitis in your eye and if so can it cause blurred vison ?

Can you get dermatitis in your eye and if so can it cause blurred vison ?

No: Dermatitis is inflammation of the dermis, skin. There is no skin in your eye. However, you can have inflammation of other parts of your eye which can cause blurry vision. (cornea-keratitis, iris-iritis, retina-retinitis, sclera-scleritis, conjunctiva-conjunctivits) inflammation of the oil glands in your eyelids is called blepharitis and inflammation of the eyelid skin is called cellulitis. ...Read more

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Can worrying and stressing about your vision cause you to have blurry vision in your right eye?

Can worrying and stressing about your vision cause you to have blurry vision in your right eye?

No: Focal visual issues could be secondary to refractive error, but many other causes could be present, even vitreous and retinal issues, besides lens problems. Best not to try to guess what is occurring. See your eye specialist and get this addressed. Visual difficulties should be handled promptly. ...Read more

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Can wearing perfume cause u to have funny vision or to be lightheaded or is it the anxiety thinking it will cause those things ?

Can wearing perfume cause u to have funny vision or to be lightheaded or is it the anxiety thinking it will cause those things ?

Chemical: Sensitivity? Yes, you can get symptoms similar to what you mention due to chemicals. Please see your doc for testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can you balance your emotions, and is it real that your horscope sign affect your mood, am cancer sign and they say they are moody. Could this be the reason?

How can you balance your emotions, and is it real that your horscope sign affect your mood, am cancer sign and they say they are moody. Could this be the reason?

Moody: Astrology does not control how we are, but some believe it can influence us. Balancing your emotions goes beyond reading your horoscope, though. First you need to understand what's causing your moodiness, and your physician can help with this. You may also benefit from psychotherapy if life or relationship stresses are destabilizing your emotions. Seeing your doctor would be first step. ...Read more

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What ear disorder would cause you to be lightheaded all the time?

What ear disorder would cause you to be lightheaded all the time?

Dysfunction: Eustachian tube dysfunction can cause light-headedness. This could be caused by either too much fluid backing up in the ears and not draining appropriately. Your ears are also responsible for your body's balance and equilibrium and you could have vertigo as well. You would want to make sure that this is fully evaluated to rule out more dangerous causes of dizziness. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause your eyes to hurt and for you to feel tired?

Can allergies cause your eyes to hurt and for you to feel tired?

Yes...: Allergies can cause symptoms as you describe so see your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treated. ...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