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How come when I look at the sky, stars are brighter in my peripheral vision. When I look directly at them they are dimmed.

How come when I look at the sky, stars are brighter in my peripheral vision. When I look directly at them they are dimmed.

Macular Problem?: Possibly you have some macular problem, ie. edema, degeneration or defect. Also, you could have central posterior subcapsular cataracts. Are both eyes the same phenomenon? My suggestion would be to see a retinal specialist ophthalmologist for best dilated examination and diagnoses. ...Read more

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Peripheral Vision (Definition)

When you look at someone's face, you can still see their hand, even though you are not looking directly at it. When you are walking through a doorway, you are not looking at the sides, or looking directly at the threshold, but you see it through your peripheral vision. Anything outside of your direct focus spot, is considered peripheral. Which can be measured ...Read more


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What does it mean if you fail a peripheral vision test?

What does it mean if you fail a peripheral vision test?

You can't: This test is not one you can pass or fail. It is a measurement of what you can see in the peripheral vision. It can be normal or abnormal. ...Read more

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I was wondering what do I do about sudden loss in peripheral vision?

I was wondering what do I do about sudden loss in peripheral vision?

Get an examination: A sudden loss of peripheral vision needs to be examined as soon as possible with an ophthalmologist. There is nothing you can do until you have an answer for the cause. Do this right away. ...Read more

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Why is there blurriness in the peripheral vision with contacts when I wear them?

Why is there blurriness in the peripheral vision with contacts when I wear them?

CL optical zone: It could be that your pupils are larger than the optical zone of the contact lenses. You should check this out with eye care provider. ...Read more

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Loss of peripheral vision from droopy lids?

Loss of peripheral vision from droopy lids?

Sometimes: If the upper eyelid skin becomes very redundant and hangs over the lashes that can reduce the peripheral vision. This can be detected in a visual field test. This is one of the common reasons that eyelid surgery -blepharoplasty- is performed. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get peripheral vision distortion?

Why is it that i get peripheral vision distortion?

Peripheral vision: While this can be normal if it happens for a few minutes at the end of extreme exercise, most of the time it is abnormal. Serious conditions like glaucoma and retinal detachment can cause this. See a specialist eye MD and get checked out. ...Read more

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Why do I get peripheral vision distortion sometimes?

Why do I get peripheral vision distortion sometimes?

Depends: It could be a type of a migraine headache even if you do not experience the pain. I would however have it checked out by your doctor. Does aleve, (naproxen) aspirin, excedrine or Ibuprofen help? ...Read more

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Why can cause hallucinations in my peripheral vision?

Why can cause hallucinations in my peripheral vision?

Positive visual: Sometimes people with migraine headaches or occipital partial onset seizures have a visual sensation of lights or distortions in the peripheral vision. Key questions are whether a headache follows them and whether they are the same symptoms every time. ...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. Jan Lei Iwata
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Dim Peripheral Vision (Definition)

Dim peripheral vision, also called tunnel vision, is a clinical finding in which a person loses vision at the periphery but ...Read more