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How Does Having Only One Eye Affect Your Vision
Depth perception: You need two eyes in order to have true depth perception. Interestingly, people who have had only one functional eye since birth or early childhood can judge distances about as well as two-eyed individuals (by comparing shadows and sizes of objects). Those who lose the function of one eye later in life may have some difficulty judging distances, but eventually can manage most tasks normally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: If the vision is diminishing in one eye only, you need to have an ophthalmologist examine your eyes quickly. There are many causes from a need for glasses, vascular problems, systemic disease like diabetes, retinal detachment and many others. Get evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
Yes: Have it checked out by an eyecare specialist. ...Read more
Worrisome: When standing quickly, the blood pressure can temporarily drop causing dizziness and blurred or dark vision. The visual changes should occur in both eyes. If the vision is changing in only one eye, then I would be concerned about a circulation problem with that eye. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Both of my eyes are red, & they hurt a lot & I'm losing vision in one, I noticed this about two years ago & I've tried many otc medicine & none work?
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