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What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

Depends: A common source of such phenomena is alterations in the health and architecture of the macula, the area of central sharp vision. This can last a long time. Temporary changes can occur due to migraines and vascular changes. There are many other causes so if this is occurring, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more


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My husband has gone blind we believe it is due to people welding around him at work, is this a possible cause?

My husband has gone blind we believe it is due to people welding around him at work, is this a possible cause?

Unlikely: It is unlikely but not impossible. If your husband has gone blind i recommend he get an evaluation from a qualified ophthalmologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is there anything that would cause someone to be born totally blind without other disabilities?

Is there anything that would cause someone to be born totally blind without other disabilities?

Yes.: Yes. Many eye diseases can cause a patient to be completely blind with none or minimal other systemic abnormalities. I would recommend having the child examined by a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes someone to go blind?

TMTC: The reasons are too many to count. The most common causes in the developed world are diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration and glaucoma. ...Read more

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Could contacts cause you to become more blind?

Could contacts cause you to become more blind?

No: You are asking if contact wear can increase the power needs of the eye. They do not have this effect. You can wear them without this concern. ...Read more

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What causes someone to go blind later in life?

What causes someone to go blind later in life?

Many causes: Loss of vision can be associated with macular degeneration, ischemic optic neuropathy, cataracts, trauma, hereditary problems such as retinitis pigmentosa, and a host of inflammatory and infectious conditions. One of our ophthalmologists could certainly expand upon this answer, and referral will be made. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going partially blind, this is like the 6th time in a few years, dunno what causes it?

See your eye doctor: Many cause of loss of eyesight and some can be reversed with proper diagnosis and treatment. Don't wait for it to get worse see someone today! ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision is a symptom in which a person loses some or all ability to see, either in one or both eyes. Loss of vision can be temporary or permanent, and ...Read more