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Possibly: Pregnancy alters the fluid balance in the body which includes the cornea (the window at the front of the eye) which can swell a little in early pregnancy and change the eye power causing some degree of minor blur. It is not a reliable or diagnostic test for pregnancy so rely on other types of testing to determine pregnancy. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
30% optic nerve damage with no vision loss. Late beginning stage to early moderate stage. Was glaucoma caught early enough to prevent vision loss?
Mostly memory loss: Alzheimer's dementia starts earlier than previously thought with declining intellectual capacity and memory. Mild at first it's excused as "absent minded, you're just tired, it's my adhd". The one affected is often in denial of the loss. Eventually newer memory fades & new memory isn't formed. Cognition declines, paranoia & delusions may occur & motor skills(even swallowing) & self care deteriorate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30% nerve damage.Dr says i'm in late early stage into beginning of moderate stage. Was glaucoma caught early enough to prevent vision loss long-term?
Possibly: If you have already lost vision from glaucoma, it can not be reversed. The goal now is to prevent any further loss by getting exams a few times a year looking at your optic nerve and comparing to your prior photos, measuring how thick your nerve is, and testing your peripheral vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Examination: Macular degeneration is mostly an age related deficiency in the circulation to the center of the back of the eye where the sharpest vision is detected. Early stages will cause some central blur uncorrectable with eyeglasses. Your ophthalmologist can notice changes on retinal examination. If you are having problems get an ophthalmologic examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Retinal Chip: Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of inherited disorders that cause degeneration of the retina and vision loss. Depending on the type, some vision can be retained throughout life, in other cases, not.. There is a new retinal implant which restores crude central vision( argus ii) for those who are blind from rp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: It's possible but unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unrelated: Color deficiency is usually a genetic issue with the light receptors at the back of the eye. There is no higher incidence of cataracts in the color deficient then in the color normal. Cataracts sometimes have internal coloration which can distort the viewed spectrum somewhat as a filter effect rather tha n color deficiency. ...Read more
Frequent in elderly: There are a few rare macular degeneration (md) cases in the young but most md is in the elderly. Vision changes can be from minor to severe depending upon the individual. The frequency increases with age up to about 17% affected in those over age 90. If you or a family member/friend has this problem, they should see a retinal specialist for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glare ; blur: Depending on the type of cataract, most symptoms involve glare from light sources (halos around lights, streaks), and blurry vision in one or both eyes. Sometimes asymmetric cataracts will affect depth perception. Most symptoms manifest at night when the pupil dilates and glare tends to increase. This symptom often decreases one's desire to drive at night. Always a good idea to check spectacles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more
Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more