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Could eye doctors check for eye cancer?

Could eye doctors check for eye cancer?

Yes: There are different possible cancer that can affect the eye. An ophthalmologist will evaluate the eye with different techniques and hopefully detect any abnormality. Make sure you tell him/her of any symptom. ...Read more

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Diagnosis is rubeosis iridis. Saw internist, had carotid artery scan, blood tests for diabetes, ophthalmologist is having me come back for field vision test in two weeks. What else should be checked?

Diagnosis is rubeosis iridis. Saw internist, had carotid artery scan, blood tests for diabetes, ophthalmologist is having me come back for field vision test in two weeks. What else should be checked?

How is the angle and: The retina? I agree completely with your work up so far but have you had a Fluorescein angiogram to rule out a vein occlusion? On the therapeutic side i would consider laser or possibly anti vegf. And watch for neovascular glaucoma. ...Read more

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Can a field vision test rule out ms?

Can a field vision test rule out ms?

No, not diagnostic: Loss of visual fields can be caused by any condition affecting brain or visual tracts, and it is a test pure and simple of function, not causation. ...Read more

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I have been on plaquinel for 3 months. Initial field test and eye exam were normal. Are there red flag symptoms to look for between eye checks?

I have been on plaquinel for 3 months. Initial field test and eye exam were normal.  Are there red flag symptoms to look for between eye checks?

No: The risks of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) retinal toxicity are very low. Early toxicity has no visual issues. The routine eye evaluations are performed to detect issues before they cause any symptoms. ...Read more

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Has MS caused false positive ELISA for people? Is it common for MS to interfere with elisa?

Has MS caused false positive ELISA for people? Is it common for MS to interfere with elisa?

Not at all: Do not know which condition was being tested, but MS does not affect outcomes of common testing for infection, metabolic disorders, or co-morbidity searches. ...Read more

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Having double vision, sidetoside only, came on gradually. Eye Dr sent me to pcp for ctc, brain scan, heart scan all negative. What should my next tre?

Having double vision, sidetoside only, came on gradually. Eye Dr sent me to pcp for ctc, brain scan, heart scan all negative.  What should my next tre?

Follow up: Go back to the eye doctor who requested those tests. He should get the results of these tests and can determine the next step in evaluation and treatment. If he doesn't know what next, he should send you to someone who can help. ...Read more

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Can dawson fingers brain lesions present in lymes disease? Im hoping I have lymes and not ms. My igenex test was positive and ELISA test CDC neg.

Can dawson fingers brain lesions present in lymes disease? Im hoping I have lymes and not ms. My igenex test was positive and ELISA test CDC neg.

Possibly: Dawson's fingers which appear on imaging is more consistent with demyelinating disease such as multiple sclerosis and not infection such as lyme. You need to have a more detailed evaluation and may need additional studies to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Headache and dyasthesia for 1year. Neuro thinks migraines. Brain Mri normal and bloods. Liver Alt 67. Worried about ms. Would MS show on Mri?

Headache and dyasthesia for 1year. Neuro thinks migraines. Brain Mri normal and bloods. Liver Alt 67. Worried about ms. Would MS show on Mri?

Headaches: Yes. Multiple sclerosis (MS) plaques are commonly found on an MRI study along the corpus callosum, periventricular white matter, cerebellum, brain stem, and spinal cord. A lumbar puncture with analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid will make the diagnosis of MS. See the neurologist to manage the headaches and dysesthesias. ...Read more

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Are eye floaters a brain tumor symptom? I have been seeing eye floaters for a couple of months foggy vision.eye exam said i am farsighted brain tumor?

Are eye floaters a brain tumor symptom? I have been seeing eye floaters for a couple of months foggy vision.eye exam said i am farsighted brain tumor?

Unlikely: Brain tumors do not cause floaters. We all have some floaters. If new floaters appear, see your doctor for examination of the retina. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is brain MRI best test for multiple sclerosis?

Not alone.: The test is one of many used to diagnose ms. Even mris of the brain are not specific enough. The diagnosis is a compellation of tests including the lp, x-rays, and clinical presentation with a thorough exam. Electrodiagnostic tests are also used. ...Read more

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Have neurological symptoms (numbness on one side, vision issues, brain fog). What neurological disorders give a speckled positive ANA test?

See below: Anas alone are not diagnostic of a disease process. Also up 30% of patients can have a positive ANA and the vast majority do have a autoimmune disease that goes with an ana. I think it is best if you having visual and neurological problems you do want to see both an opthalmologist and a neurologist to rule conditions such as ms. ...Read more

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How do eye doctors test for astigmatism?

How do eye doctors test for astigmatism?

Astigmatism: Astigmatism can be corneal (football shaped cornea)in origin or lenticular (crystalline lens). The first test to give it away is vision testing. Refraction tests quantify and confirm astigmatism wavefront measurement further accentuates values of primary & secondary astigmatism including associated coma. Corneal topography, opd analysis & ray tracing can even differentiate lens vs cornea astigm. ...Read more

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