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How do I get rid of this blind spot from laser?

How do I get rid of this blind spot from laser?

Depends: Did you get a blind spot from laser treatment -- if so discuss with your ophthalmologist who did the treatment. If you were exposed to a laser beam by accident, you might have some permanent change in your retina. You should see a retinal specialist to determine the depth of damage and what you can expect. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Blind Spot In Vision (Definition)

Most people are not aware of their blind spot, the small spot in everybody's visual field that is blank. The attachment point of the optic nerve (the nerve that carries all visual information to the brain) to the eyeball causes every person to ...Read more


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Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot from laser?

Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot from laser?

Blind spot: No. The physiologic blind spot is an ignored area in your peripheral vision that represents where the optic nerve inserts into the eye. The connection itself has no photoreceptors and therefore casts a small circular "blind spot" in the outer peripheral visual area or field. It is not a treatable condition. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a blind spot in my eye?

How do I get rid of a blind spot in my eye?

Blind spot: You should see an ophthalmologist to have a test called a visual field to determine the reason why you are experiencing the blind spot. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of your blind spot?

Is there a way to get rid of your blind spot?

No and why: A blind spot is present in each eye which is the site of exit of the optic nerve from the eye into the brain. The visual system compensates for this so you are not aware of it and it can only be detected by testing. If you truly got rid of it you would damage your sight in that eye. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot in migraine fast?

Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot in migraine fast?

No: I know of no treatment that will make the blind spot, or "scintillating scotoma" of migraine resolve any faster than its natural course. All migraine treatments are directed towards preventing the disabling headache and nausea that often follows. In a way, the scotoma is useful, because it warns us that the severe headache is coming. ...Read more

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I was exposed to a laser beam to my eye for like 1-2secondes.I can feel that I have a blind spot on one of my eyes. Its been 2 days and the spot has n?

I was exposed to a laser beam to my eye for like 1-2secondes.I can feel that I have a blind spot on one of my eyes. Its been 2 days and the spot has n?

Caution: Lasers are powerful light sources and the eye has not evolved to defend itself against this light source. It sounds like you have overexposed a small portion of your retina and may have damaged or destroyed a few of the light receptors. You should seek out a retinal specialist to evaluate this who can estimate the prognosis but there is no actual treatment since this is physical damage. ...Read more

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Is it possible to never get used to a blind spot?

Is it possible to never get used to a blind spot?

Yes: Blind spots or scotomas can be positive or negative. Positive scotomas are either dark, light or scintillating and are difficult to ignor. Negative scotomas are areas where the patient does not see anything and are relatively easy to ignor. ...Read more

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How come i get a blind spot before a migraine?

How come i get a blind spot before a migraine?

Ocular Migraine : Temporary blind spots and formed flashes-scintillating schotomas are part of the ocular migraine or ophthalmic (also called ocular) migraine. Patients have spasms of the arteries at supply the eye and get these symptoms. Temporary loss of blood flow causes temporary sight loss. If it persists or interferes with daily activities then go to your primary care doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small blind spot in my eyes is it possible that it would get larger?

What to do if I have a small blind spot in my eyes is it possible that it would get larger?

Not normally: Each eye has a small blind spot located about 15 degrees outside of the center of fixation. Enlargement of the blind spot can occur with glaucoma and various diseases of the optic nerves including papilledema from increased intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more