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I Had A Gray Out Lost All Vision In One Eye Temporarily While Working Online And Getting Stressful Email What Was That
I had a gray out. Lost all vision in one eye temporarily while working online and getting stressful email. What was that?
Get checked: May have been an ocular migraine, but another possibility is amaurosis fugax, related to impairment of blood supply and possibly associated with increased risk of stroke. You should have a dilated eye exam, screening for blood pressure/cholesterol and possibly additional testing such as an ultrasound of your carotid arteries. ...Read more
Definitely get exam: This could be anything from a visual migraine to a tia. The fact that the gray area is in a quadrant does suggest a possible cerebral problem (visual pathways in the brain rather than from the eye itself), but a direct problem in the eye is still possible. An eye exam by an ophthalmologist and possibly a visual field test will help to determine the cause. ...Read more
What could cause sudden blurred, grayed vision with halos around lights in one eye that seemed to resolve in 24 hours?
Migraines: You may have migraines. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Many reasons: Its difficult to answer these kind of questions, not knowing some information. However, it could be migrains, tia, amaurosis fugax, visual changes induced by exercise, drop in blood pressure, etc. Stress in itself wouldn't cause a brief loss of vision, although it has been associated with central serous chorioretinopathy, which can cause a prolonged distortion of vision. ...Read more
If I close one eye, I have faint grey vision, the other eye is clear. If both eyes are open I can see just fine. What could this be?
One dysfunctional I: Both eyes together in the presence of one bad eye can commonly be perceived as vision that is fine. You seem to have one eye with a problem. It could be uncorrected eyeglass need or some interior eye damage which is disturbing the vision. You need to see an ophthalmologist to see what is the problem ...Read more
Gray spot in vision right eye. 2 days ago the spot only flashed. Now, it is a spot that covers my vision. Retinal tear/detachment? Or more serious?
See an eye doctor: Many retinal diseases can be the cause of your symptom. You should see an eye doctor asap. ...Read more
For a week now, I've had blurry vision in my left eye, and for a couple days now, there is a gray spot that I can't see past. Should I see a doctor?
Probably nothing: But you may want to get your carotids checked out. You need a good physical exam. ...Read more
Hi! So I have gray colored spots on the white of my eyes for a while now, how do I get rid of them?
Gray eye spot: The most common cause of a gray eye spot as we age is senile scleral plaques. They are benign and do not cause any problems. ...Read more
My kid 4 yrs, area faint gray sclera in one eye since birth, developed new area in same eye is this serious problem? She is totally normal
Is amaurosis fugax like an actual curtain descending? A gray block covered half my one eye out of nowhere, no descending just came and left, 45 seconds. Ophthalmologist saw nothing wrong. Other ideas?
Stroke precursor: Amaurosis fugax is usually a precursor to a stroke/CVA or heart attack. It may indicate a narrowing of the carotid artery in the neck. This is an embolic event so may resolve without any further symptoms. I would seek further evaluation by your PCP ASAP, or ED if symptoms recur. ...Read more
I developed a blind/ gray spot in my left eye on Wednesday, no headache, blind spot 3 days now. I get waves of nausea 3-4 times a day no vomit yet?
What causes watering in one eye with gray solid chunks in nasal discharge, have no symptoms of sinus infection such as headache, fever etc.?
You may have: Ethmoid sinusitis and not maxillary or sphenoid sinusitis, the latter which would cause more fever, pressure sensation in the face and/or headaches. Ethmoid sinusitis tend to cause more purulent rhinorrhea which is what you are describing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I accidently looked into a bright lightbuld it hurt ny eye, next day a lil grey dot appeared on top center vision. Should I be concerened?
My son is 2years old and has these grey spot in the white of his eyeball. His vision is normal, & hasn't complained of his eyes. Is it normal?
May be normal: It could be something called melanocytosis, which is usually benign and there since birth. To be sure, you could take him to a pediatric ophthalmologist (eye doctor). ...Read more
Reduced blood: If you close your eyes really tight, not only does it make the photoreceptors in your eyes more sensitive to light, but you may also be compressing the blood vessels. This would have the effect of overstimulating the photoreceptors, causing you to have funny vision for a few seconds - grey, funny lights, etc. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have a bit of a fuzzy spot in my eye near my iris ib botheyes. Does not affect my vision. Kind of greyish fuzzy looking. What are they?
Pinguecula: Your question does not provide enough details to be sure what you are asking. If the fuzzy spot is on the white of the eye on the nose side of what appears to be the iris, then the likelihood is that these are pinguecula. Pinguecula are a benign change in the conjunctiva most likely related to dryness and pollution. ...Read more
I have IIH and last night I saw a faint white string across my vision field. Everything was tinted grey, too. Pupils grew and shrank fast, eyes hurt.
I wake up with large "floaters" in my left eye along with cloudy/blurred out vision. It almost feels and looks like grey grocery bags that float over.
I have a greying affect in the right eye nasal quadrant that is worse in bright light conditions. At night my vision seems normal. Possible causes?
Please see optho MD: You need to consult with an ophthalmologist soon please. This is not a question we can answer via telemedicine. ...Read more
Child 8 no appetite weight loss dizzy episodes grey skin colour changes blue lips then ok again, having funny spells vision blacks out dark sunk eyes?
Distress.: The child sounds in distress and needs to be taken to ER immediately. There are many possibilities such as juvenile diabetes, cardiac or lung problems, infection, thyroid issues, adrenal crisis etc. But the child needs IV fluid and immediate work-up and most likely hospitalization. Don't delay. ...Read more
The whites of my eye have begun to look grey over the last few months. I'm 19. I used to have perfect vision, but due to a vitamin deficiency it died.
Extreme diet: You must be on an extreme, frankly self abusive diet. If vitamin deficiency has caused your vision to "die" then you need immediate, perhaps emergency examination by an ophthalmologist as well as consultation with a nutritionist. This may have some role in the greying of the whites of your eyes. Do not delay in seeking help for this until permanent damage occurs. ...Read more
What's wrong with me? Occasionally I will get a head-rush sensation, then my left eye will lose sight. Turn grey and last for couple minutes
If im gettin new vains in my eyes everyday and they are grey, could this mean internal bleeding or chirosis? I rest well wats going on?
Probably not: Increased redness of the eyes can have many causes mostly due to problems related to the eyes. Less commonly, eye redness can be related to systemic diseases that can affect the entire body. An eye examination would be a place to start. Depending on the findings, a physical examination and blood tests may also be indicated. ...Read more
Genetics: There are at least five different sets of genes that control eye color. Chances are if you researched your family history someone somewhere down the line had similar eye color. ...Read more
I keep on seeing a floater in my one eye, like a grey spot that moving, and lately is see like a shooting star. .. What can this be?
Particle in vitreous:
Almost all people have some floaters. These may be remnants of blood vessels from the time of development of the eye. If you get new floaters it would be imperative to see an ophthalmologist.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Hi Doc, I have some grey spots in my eyes, how can I get rid of them naturally to get back that white pearly look?
Color: Is genetically based. You only option would be tinted contacts, for cosmetic reasons, ...Read more