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How are common does cysticercosis affect the blurred vision?

How are common does cysticercosis affect the blurred vision?

Not common: This parasitic infection can get into the brain (neurocysticercosis) . In many cases, people will be asymptomatic since the immune system will kill it. However, a few people will have seizures (from brain swelling), and blindness (inflammation from parasites in the eye), especially when treatment with an anti-parasitic is initiated. An evaluation by an ophthalmologist before tx is recommended. ...Read more

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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


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How are common does cysticercosis affect the muscle?

How are common does cysticercosis affect the muscle?

Not uncommon: The calcified cysts can be present in the muscles, and diagnosis can be often confirmed by merely imaging muscles in the thighs. ...Read more

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How are common does cysticercosis affect the nervous system?

How are common does cysticercosis affect the nervous system?

Common in latinos: This disease is seen in poor hygiene, lack of hand washing, developping countries, but it seen even in texas. ...Read more

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How does MS cause floaters in the eye?

How does MS cause floaters in the eye?

It doesnt: MS will not cause true floaters. Although people with MS can have floaters like anyone else. ...Read more

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If myopia increases, there is loss of visual acuity or blurriness. What symptoms occur when myopia decreases? Are they the same?

If myopia increases, there is loss of visual acuity or blurriness. What symptoms occur when myopia decreases? Are they the same?

Myopia: Myopia is short sightedness. You have to get closer to see the same things a person with normal vision can see. If the myopia decreases you can clearly see things at a greater distance than you could before. Astigmatism - abnormal shape of the eyeball-causes blurriness. ...Read more

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How can cataract occurs in thin retina and what are its symptoms?

How can cataract occurs in thin retina and what are its symptoms?

Cataracts: Cataracts are independent of the retina. They can cause decrease in vision, causing halos &glare; blindness when advanced (cataracts are #1 cause of blindness in world still) More info: eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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How does loss of contrast sensitivity in glaucoma affect driving?

How does loss of contrast sensitivity in glaucoma affect driving?

More difficult: Loss of contrast sensitivity would potentially be more noticeable under low light conditions such as night driving. You might find this a harder task to perform, depending on the severity of the loss of contrast sensitivity. ...Read more

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I believe i'm experiencing optic migraines. Vision is affected, particularly central vision. What is it, what are the symptoms, what is the treatment?

I believe i'm experiencing optic migraines.  Vision is affected, particularly central vision. What is it, what are the symptoms, what is the treatment?

You need an exam: There are numerous conditions that can affect central vision. Optic migraine is one of them but is a rarer problem. Common things are refractive error changes, the onset outside diabetic retinopathy with diabetic macular edema, and cataract changes. You should have an exam by an ophthalmologist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What are the affects of long term dry eye on eyesight?

What are the affects of long term dry eye on eyesight?

Corneal damage: It can cause corneal erosions and damage. It can also be a sign of Sjogren`s syndrome, an immunologic disorder. Your Ophalmologist will have good treatment. ...Read more

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Does toxoplasma infection effects eye? If how and what are the systoms?

Does toxoplasma infection effects eye? If how and what are the systoms?

Sometimes: Toxo is a protozoa which likes nervous system elements for growth and survival. If it infects someone it will head for the brain and the back of the eye. It produces in the retina a characteristic inflammatory spot with scarring which ophthalmologists recognize as the cause. The symptom will be a blurring of vision from the area infected. ...Read more

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How long does vision changes associated with congenital cataract last?

How long does vision changes associated with congenital cataract last?

Depends on severity: The child with cataract needs to be examined by the pediatric ophthalmologist. Congenital cataract is one of the cause of ambylopia. The best option for majority of the congenital cataract is cataract surgery and vision correction very early to avoid ambylopia. Visual development is very crucial in the early childhood. The child needs clear media to see and develop his/her visual pathway. ...Read more

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How can cataracts affect our vision generally?

How can cataracts affect our vision generally?

Gradually decreases: Cataracts are a gradual clouding of the lens of the eye. When the lens becomes clouded it is difficult to see clearly. The vision clarity decreases over months to years to the point where someone can be virtually blind if the cataract remains untreated. Surgical removal of the cataract with implantation of new lens will correct the vision. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in a comprehensive description how does blepharitis affect the vision process and how is the persons sight affected?

Can you tell me in a comprehensive description how does blepharitis affect the vision process and how is the persons sight affected?

Minimal effect: Blepharitis is a dandruff like infection of the eyelids. At its worst, it might dump some debris in the eye causing irritation to disturb the vision a little. If you have blepharitis and your vision is being disturbed, then you may have a second problem and should have it evaluated by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?

How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?

Headache in aneurysm: Brain aneurysm does not always cause headache .... Depends on size, location and growth rate. It typically causes pain after rupturing and causing subarachnoid hemorrhage. Pain behind the eyes or back of the head are typical areas of pain with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Blurry vision would depend on the blood pressure and location of the aneurysm. ...Read more

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Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

Impairment of sight in which things appear ...Read more