Top
20
Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Vision Loss In One Eye

Share
1

1
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

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Tim Conrad
443 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Is there a eye surgery for blindness in one eye?

Is there a eye surgery for blindness in one eye?

Not yet: We'll be there someday. Depending on the location of the defect experimental implantable artificial retinas are being tested - stay tuned for developments in this exciting field. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Suggestions please - completely blind in one eye and cataract in the other eye. What are some treatment options?

Suggestions please - completely blind in one eye and cataract in the other eye. What are some treatment options?

Depends: It really depends on how bad the vision is in the good eye. If it is causing problems with your daily activities, it is reasonable to have the cataract removed. Otherwise, wait until the cataract affects you more adversely. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Help for amppe acute multifocal. Happened in both eyes vision returned to one eye only. Is there anything to help other eye regain sight.

Help for amppe acute multifocal. Happened in both eyes vision returned to one eye only. Is there anything to help other eye regain sight.

See a retina special: Most patients have a return of their vision after recovery form ampee, but some do not. There can be several reasons for this. You must ask your retina specialist the specific reason as some are treatable and some are not. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Reasons for losing sight in one eye tumor?

Reasons for losing sight in one eye tumor?

Many: There are many reasons that one can lose vision. Only a thorough evaluation can determine why the vision is lost and whether there is a possibility of recovery. See an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

6

6
What is the progression for vision loss with glaucoma?

What is the progression for vision loss with glaucoma?

Peripheral vision: Typically glaucoma patients lose peripheral vision first and then if the glaucoma progresses central vision can be lost. Rarely some central loss can occur early on in the disease process. ...Read more

8

8
Ophthalmology: There is no treatment for dry macular degeneration and the person will go totally blind, right?

Ophthalmology:
There is no treatment for dry macular degeneration and the person will go totally blind, right?

AREDS 2 Supplements: The rate of dry macular degeneration can be slowed by cessation of smoking, controlling your blood pressure, and taking vitamin supplements. The vitamin formula that has been study is called AREDS2 and regular usage slows the rate of degeneration by about 1/3. The AREDS 2 stands for age related eye disease study 2 and was performed by the national eye institute. The vitamins are widely available. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
10

10
Have a retinal disattachment 8 yrs ago....now no eye vision....suggest some further treatment or solution....my eye black colour is fading down?

Have a retinal disattachment 8 yrs ago....now no eye vision....suggest some further treatment or solution....my eye black colour is fading down?

See ophthalmologist: It seems as if you have no vision in this eye despite attempts to repair the detachment. If there was trauma at the time, the eye can degenerate. We consider intervention for eyes that look bad or are hurting. See your ophthalmologist to assess your current situation and you should be seen regularly to protect the remaining eye. ...Read more

11

11
What causes temporary vision loss in one eye for a few seconds- no longer than 1 minute. History of pulsatile tinnitus, daily headaches, double vision?

What causes temporary vision loss in one eye for a few seconds- no longer than 1 minute. History of pulsatile tinnitus, daily headaches, double vision?

As previously stated: I do believe I answered this question because I remember seeing your smiling picture.....if that's you sending the question from "down under!" LOL You describe symptoms seen in patients with IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension). But please, don't keep us in suspense. Let's have an appointment and get more information? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make appointment ...Read more

12

12
First week of 4 drug TB treatment for ocular TB. Started to see eye floaters in left eye which have more infectious activity. Is this expected?

First week of 4 drug TB treatment for ocular TB. Started to see eye floaters in left eye which have more infectious activity. Is this expected?

Opthalmology: Floaters are collagen fiber proteins floating in the vitreous effect the amount of light that hits the retina. Most of the time floaters are no concern to medical health. But, sudden increases in numbers of floaters especially when accompanied by flashes of light or vision loss on one side should be seen by ophthalmology immediately. Retinal detachment, Retinal tear or bleeding may be occurring. ...Read more

13

13
Is there any treatment for a floater in my eye?

No: Floaters are caused by particles floating in the vitreous (jelly of the eye) casting a shadow on the retina. With time they usually settle to the bottom of the eye and out of the vision. New onset floaters should be examined by an opthalmologist asap to rule out retinal tear, hole, detachment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Can atropine drops correct an eye that has peripheral vision loss from a hemispherectomy?

Not really: Remember that the visual loss does not originate in the eye ( think of a normal video camera as the eye) but in the brain ( think of a bad video cable sending only half the message). Opening up the lens aperture wider does not send an image through the defective portion of the cable. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Do chemo eye drops cause a loss of hair?

Do chemo eye drops cause a loss of hair?

No such thing: There is no chemotherapy drop. If you are referring to restasis, it actually causes hair growth. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
I've been taking Dorzolamide and Latanoprost for congenital glaucoma for 12 years, will I be on these eye drops the rest of my life?

I've been taking Dorzolamide and Latanoprost for congenital glaucoma for 12 years, will I be on these eye drops the rest of my life?

Maybe: This question is not able to be answered with the info present. You may be helped by some surgery so the opthalmologist needs to comment. There are always advance or maybe new drugs. I know this is a pain but better than a loss of sight ...Read more

17

17
I've heard that there are new surgeries for correcting my vision and treating my myopia, but which one is the safest? I've had myopia for most of my life, and i'm tired of wearing glasses (contacts don't work for me). What are the latest options to treat

I've heard that there are new surgeries for correcting my vision and treating my myopia, but which one is the safest? I've had myopia for most of my life, and i'm tired of wearing glasses (contacts don't work for me). What are the latest options to treat

Lasik and PRK: Lasik and prk offer you two excellent surgical choices to correct your nearsightedness. One of these procedures may be better sited for your eye depending on you corneal thickness. Your ophthalmologist should be able to tell you what procedure is best for you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
In unilateral glaucoma with advanced visual field loss in that eye but perfect vision in unaffected eye is it safe to drive relying on good eye?

In unilateral glaucoma with advanced visual field loss in that eye but perfect vision in unaffected eye is it safe to drive relying on good eye?

Generally yes: With 1 normally functioning eye & 1 that has severe visual field loss, your function is largely dependent on your ability to adapt to the missing field areas. As an American driver, visual field loss in the left hemifield & diffuse visually field loss in the right eye was associated with more driving impairment. Interestingly, a large % of monocular patients did well driving. Driving skills vary. ...Read more

19

19
Best economical treatment of 42 yr old lady having immature cataract in one eye n myopia of no -8 in other eye? Please tell some possible treatment ?

Best economical treatment of 42 yr old lady having immature cataract in one eye n myopia of no -8 in other eye? Please tell some possible treatment ?

Consider ReLEx: With a mild cataract, lasik is not the best choice. Relex or refractive lens exchange may be a good choice for you. More info: http://www.2020vision.Com/procedures_relex.Html. ...Read more

20

20
For correction of long eyesight weakness any medicine can b taken. My left eye have a number 5 and right eye's number is 4?

For correction of long eyesight weakness any medicine  can b taken. My left eye have a number 5 and right eye's number is 4?

Nearsighted?: If i understand you correctly, you are nearsighted, meaning your distance vision ("long eyesight") is poor without glasses or contact lenses. If that's the case, there is no medicine that will help. Only corrective lenses. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
1,727 doctors shared insights

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
641 doctors shared insights

Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss = ...Read more