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What is blind spot of eyes.?

What is blind spot of eyes.?

Optic nerve: Where the retinal nerve fibers exit the eyeball through the optic nerve, there is a blind spot in the visual field of all patients. It is quite small normally and difficult to detect without formal visual field testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Temporary blurry vision with blind spot in right eye?

Temporary blurry vision with blind spot in right eye?

See an eye MD: It might be nothing or something as simple as a migraine. But it also could represent a blocked blood vessel that supplies the eye (almost like a mini stroke). You need to see an ophthalmologist who will determine whether any additional testing is required. ...Read more

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Someone became blind from cataract, would their eye color change?

Someone became blind from cataract, would their eye color change?

Might turn white: An advanced untreated cataract will eventually turn white in the pupillary space. If still untreated, some will dissolve and lose the white color but more often will rupture and set up a terrific inflammation inside the eye. In this era, cataract removal is so predictable and safe that advanced cataracts should be rare. ...Read more

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Blurry vision, constant eye floaters, flashes of light, double vision. MRI normal & saw 2 eye doctors who found nothing. What can it be?!

Blurry vision, constant eye floaters, flashes of light, double vision. MRI normal & saw 2 eye doctors who found nothing. What can it be?!

Talk to your doctor : You may want to see a neuro -ophthalmologist. Your symptoms are very concerning. It's possible to have normal exam and negative MRI and still have something wrong. Multiple sclerosis comes to mind. You may find a specialist in New Orleans to evaluate you and hopefully ease your mind. ...Read more

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Pain to move left eye, blurry vision lower 1/2 visual field that eye only (is like a greasy film over bottom 1/2 of eye). Blood pressure perfect?

Pain to move left eye, blurry vision lower 1/2 visual field that eye only (is like a greasy film over bottom 1/2 of eye). Blood pressure perfect?

Optic neuritis: You need to see an ophthalmologist asap. The biggest concern in a woman your age would be optic neuritis. This would explain your symptoms best. You need a thorough exam by an ophthalmologist first the ophthalmologist may order an MRI or have you see a neurologist depending on the findings. ...Read more

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Concerned about my mothers eye sight- cataracts & losing vision in eye during auras?

Concerned about my mothers eye sight- cataracts & losing vision in eye during auras?

See an eye doctor: Cataracts are clouding of the natural lens of the eye. They are a reversible cause of decreased vision and should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist/cataract surgeon if they are interfering with vision. Auras describe a phenomenon of scintillating lights that begin on the side and move centrally. This is associated with migraines or just ocular migraines. See your dr. To rule out other causes. ...Read more

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How progressive is unilaterlal macular pucker? Corrected vision in that eye is 20/40.Opposite eye no pucker,corrected vision 20/30.Age 69.

How progressive is unilaterlal macular pucker? Corrected vision in that eye is 20/40.Opposite eye no pucker,corrected vision 20/30.Age 69.

Epiretinal membrane: Macular pucker or Epiretinal membrane is caused in many conditions eg. Trauma, Vitreius or Retinal detachment, Diabetes or Retinal vascular episodes Condition can progress to Macular hole and cause visual distortion. Surgical treatment is Vitrectomy and excision if any tension strands. Surgery us not recommended till vision is 20/200! Or worse. You have relatively good vision and no distortion ...Read more

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My eye is -2.00 spherical does my eye clears 6/6 distant vision without glasses?

My eye is -2.00 spherical does my eye clears 6/6 distant vision without glasses?

Not equivalent: 6/6 is the metric system equivalent of 20/20 in Snellen notation. If your eyeglasses correction is -2.00, then you will not see the 6/6 line with the uncorrected eye. If wearing -2.00 allows you to see that line, then you probably have normal, healthy eyes with a little need for optical correction only. ...Read more

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Green light in my left eye, blind spots, half vision?

Green light in my left eye, blind spots, half vision?

Very cryptic: Sorry but I'm not understanding what's going on and I don't understand the question either. You see a green light in your left eye or green lights in your left eye give you blind spots and half vision? Please clarify. ...Read more

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Distance vision corrected w/contacts. If i close right eye, left eye distance vision is blurry & when i close left eye the right eye is clear. Why?

Distance vision corrected w/contacts. If i close right eye, left eye distance vision is blurry & when i close left eye the right eye is clear. Why?

Many possiblities: Left eye contact lens may be set to give you more near vision. Left eye may have astigmatism that is not corrected by the contact lens. It may be necessary to have the prescription of your contact lens adjusted. Your left eye itself may have a problem such as cataract, dry eye, allergies, corneal scarring or other problems. Best to see an ophthalmologist for an exam. Take old lens rx wtth you. ...Read more

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Lt.eye mac.pucker.Corrected vision 20/40 µpsia.Amsler grid nl.Corrected vision 20/40.Age 69.Could the macuar pucker cause micropsia?Rt. eye20/30.

Lt.eye mac.pucker.Corrected vision 20/40 &micropsia.Amsler grid nl.Corrected vision 20/40.Age 69.Could the macuar pucker cause micropsia?Rt. eye20/30.

Micropsia: Yes, it can if the macular pucker is severe enough. Micropsia is a condition in which objects are perceived to be smaller than they actually are. Micropsia can be caused by optical factors (such as wearing glasses), by distortion of images in the eye (such as optically, via swelling of the cornea or from changes in the shape of the retina such as from retinal edema,macular degeneration, and more ...Read more

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Large dark floater in right eye & today developed floater in left eye. Retinas ok but floaters are distorting vision. Would cognitive therapy help?

Large dark floater in right eye & today developed floater in left eye. Retinas ok but floaters are distorting vision. Would cognitive therapy help?

Maybe: Cbt or cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite helpful in dealing with floaters. Unfortunately, tackling the floaters directly is not always possible or advisable, so it is very helpful to learn to deal with the floaters. ...Read more

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Hello doctors,my friend has left eye iris smaller in diameter & area, than the right eye iris.does it signify any danger.Normal eyesight.

Hello doctors,my friend has left eye iris smaller in diameter & area, than the right eye iris.does it signify any danger.Normal eyesight.

Is it new?: If your friend was born that way, no danger and normal. If it is of recent onset, there can be a problem and your friend needs to see an ophthalmologist ASAP. If there has been recent trauma to the head or neck, or there is a worsening cough and/or chest/neck pain a Horner's Syndrome may be present. The underlying cause may represent an emergency. ...Read more

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What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision ?

Depends: A common source of such phenomena is alterations in the health and architecture of the macula, the area of central sharp vision. This can last a long time. Temporary changes can occur due to migraines and vascular changes. There are many other causes so if this is occurring, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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