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I Can See A Black Shadow In My Peripheral From Time To Time Is This Normal
For a while i've had eye floaters with pvd; recently, flashes with cough or move head in peripheral right vision; at times see shadow rgt eye peri.
See an eye doc ASAP: It sounds like you had a vitreous detachment (pvd)which is very common after age 50 or earlier if the person is myopic or had h/o an eye trauma. 90% people of the time the person has no issue except floater and occasional flashes for 2-4 months. About 10% of the patients may develope retinal tear or detachment. Since you have a new symptoms with periph shadow you need to see an ophth asap. ...Read more
Slight headaches and can see my heart beat in my vision. Like i see a shadow in my peripheral as my heart beats. Don't matter if its bright or dark ?
Check blood pressure: Hi there Carolyn The main thing we want make sure is ok is your blood pressure as well as the health of your eyes with dilated eye exam to your eye pressure and to check the retinal blood vessels. Otherwise you are just one very astute observer of a natural phenomenon. Take care. Dr Rebecca in NYC ...Read more
I have di. Peripheral neuropathy, sugar normal but pn gets worse whenever i lay down, whatever time. Goes away with changed position. Is this normal?
Ive had a flash in peripheral vision right eye for about 4 months, every day 1-3 times/day. eye dr said he doesnt see anything. what else could it be?
No: It is not normal to get high or stoned. ...Read more
What causes brief loss of peripheral vision without pain? It has happened to me three times in the last month.
Ocular migraine: Ocular migraines can as well as poor blood flow to the occipital lobes of the brain. Both of theses would the vision of both eyes at the same time. If only one eye is affected it could be a retinal migraine or transient central retinal artery occlusion, with cilio-retinal artery sparing of the central vision. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Have IIH. When reading or writing on my phone, I see white & grey kind of flurries in my peripherals. It makes things look like their fading. Why?
Visual obscurations: If you have the diagnosis of IIH then, funny things in your peripheral & even in central vision are part and parcel of the problem. Visual obscurations are when your vision suddenly goes out which is felt to be from the increased intracranial pressure and its effect on the optic nerve. If you'd like more specific information please look me up at www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi and I'll happily help. ...Read more