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I do have retinal issues due me having bad eyes but today i was pushing myself on the bike and had flickering spot in corner of eye. Stroke?
What's eye stroke
Last time when I watch tv , its says that eye stroke is made from the people who got high in hypertension and diabetes
Is it true?
Eye: Many causes but those two diseases may be factors ...Read more
Husband had eye stroke had dopplar & mta dopplar showed blood flow no blockage mta showed severe stenosis carotid artery how does this happen next cta?
Carotid stenosis: If severe, greater than 60%, then you should consider a potential entarterectomy or even stunting to prevent additional stroke events. Some evidence to suggest also, potential benefit of anti-platelet medication such as Aggrenox and a statin. Discuss with a stroke neurologist, and a vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Right side neck pain & feeling like something in right eye.Lasted 30 sec.Then ache @ base of head-neck w/ feeling of something in eye.Anxiety?Stroke?
Yes: Such an event is the result of a retinal artery occlusion and the result is loss of vision in the effected eye. As in a brain stroke, time is of the essence as far as initiation of treatment is concerned. Even with early treatment, only 20-30% of cases will retain useful vision in the eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure what u mean: I am not sure what you mean when you say "monoculars". I assume you mean single glass lenses instead of bifocals. If that's what you mean, then there is no answer to your question. The answer is "whatever makes you more comfortable and happy". Some monocular patients love bifocals, and some don't. It's a personal preference only you can answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Lots of assumptions here. Assuming you are referring to either a artery or vein occlusion of the retina ("ophthalmic stroke"), laser is sometimes done to the retina to prevent further damage. Common side effects are minimal pain during the procedure and loss of vision wherever the laser procedure is done. Vision is already likely gone from the area if laser is being considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri of my eye after optic nerve stroke- focal thickening is slightly t1 hyperintense. What does that mean?
My whole left side of body from face to toes went numb and could only see out one eye. Was this a stroke? Now have horrible headache.
Unlikely stroke: Instead, would bet that you suffer from classical migraine and you just experienced your first whopper of an aura. However, contact your doctor and get examined, as I am not privy to your history, exam findings or other issues; and you may well need more extensive interventions and treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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