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If mother is resistant to eye drops and laser treatment for glaucoma, what is prognosis for daughter with glaucoma in stopping vision loss?

If mother is resistant to eye drops and laser treatment for glaucoma, what is prognosis for daughter with glaucoma in stopping vision loss?

Probably good: If caught early and carefully followed she should do well. We have medications, laser as well as surgical options. For older patients often the disease was well advanced prior to the diagnosis being made, making treatment more problematic. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

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


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What's the reasoning behind temporary vision loss in one eye?

What's the reasoning behind temporary vision loss in one eye?

Possible causes: A blockage of blood flow to the retina can lead to a black out of vision in one eye. This can be caused by plaque breaking off of an artery and lodging in the eye. Since the blood flow to the retina is limited, the vision will abruptly and painlessly be lost. When the plaque dissolves the vision will return. If the blood flow is obstructed too long (90 minutes or so) the vision might not return. ...Read more

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Bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye related?

Bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye related?

Dryness: The bells palsy makes it hard to blink, so eye gets dried out and blurred. ...Read more

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Bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye, what to do?

Bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye, what to do?

Minimal connection: Bell's palsy can affect the lids protection of the eye and may blur the vision a little. But major loss in one eye is from another cause. If this has occurred then check with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Vision loss in one eye getting worse. Blurring, floaters, night driving problems?

Vision loss in one eye getting worse. Blurring, floaters, night driving problems?

Floaters: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vision loss in one eye?

What is the definition or description of: Vision loss in one eye?

20/200 or worse: The definition of "legal blindness" is 20/200 or worse with glasses or contact lenses or a field of vision of less than 10 degrees looking straight ahead. Many people claim to be "legally blind" without glasses but can actually see fine with contacts or glasses. They would not be visually impaired or legally blind by state and Federal vision disability guidelines. IF any doubt exists get exam ...Read more

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What causes gradual vision loss in one eye ( like a shade being drawn or letters being missing when reading?

What causes gradual vision loss in one eye ( like a shade being drawn or letters being missing when reading?

Meant things can...: Cause this. Most serious would be a retinal datechment. Could be a cataract or as simple as dryness. You need to have an eye exam to determine the cause. See an ophthalmologist ...Read more

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Can hemmorroid cause vision loss in one eye?

Can hemmorroid cause vision loss in one eye?

No!: Hemorrhoids have no connection with vision. You should get an eye specialist to check you as it sounds serious. ...Read more

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Can viagra (sildenafil) cause vision loss in one eye?

Can viagra (sildenafil) cause vision loss in one eye?

Possibly: There has been an association between viagra (sildenafil) and a condition called ischemic optic neuropathy which can cause sudden painless decreased vision in one eye. If you have experienced this, see your eye doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye possible in a child?

Doubt it: Bell's palsy affects the 7th cranial nerve (facial) while loss of vision suggests the optic nerve. See a neurologist asap. ...Read more

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Any connection between bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye?

Any connection between bell's palsy and vision loss in one eye?

Corneal abrasion: Bell's palsy can affect the ability to blink on the same side, which may result in a foreign object getting onto the corneal and causing damage. This will cause pain and distortion in vision. If there is a true loss of vision associated with facial paralysis, this may indicate more extensive problems at the base of the brain, and may well require additional testing. ...Read more

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I always had perfect vision. Sudden vision loss in one eye. Pressure on eye. Glaucoma or optic neuritis?

I always had perfect vision. Sudden vision loss in one eye. Pressure on eye. Glaucoma or optic neuritis?

Many causes: Get to your specialist eye md right away. Acute glaucoma is painful with steamy vision before the blindness, so unlikely in your case. Optic neuritis, retinal vein occlusion, retinal detachment, stroke, migraine headache, vitreous hemorrhage, retinal hemorrhage and other causes can all be serious. ...Read more

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Sudden vision loss in one eye after getting hit in it. What is prognosis?

Variable: This depends largely on the location and severity of the damage in the eye. If you have any vision loss at all you should see an eye doctor immediately. Waiting almost always damages prognosis. ...Read more

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What can cause vision loss in one eye 12 year old?

What can cause vision loss in one eye 12 year old?

Vision loss: Many issues can cause decreased vision in one eye in a 12 year old. See an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can viagra (sildenafil) cause partial vision loss in one eye only?

Yes: Viagra (sildenafil) use has been linked to a condition called ischemic optic neuropathy which can cause a sudden, painless decrease in vision in one eye. See your eye doctor immediately if you suspect this. ...Read more

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


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

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