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Doctor insights on: I Had A Temporarily Loss Of Central Vision Should I Go To The Doctor

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is central vision and peripheral vision?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is central vision and peripheral vision?

Detail vs warning: Central vision, from your fovea and macula, allows for reading, face recognition and any fine detail needs. Peripheral vision is far less detailed, but is a rapid response detection system to notice objects moving in from the sides. Central is mostly cone vision and peripheral is mostly rod vision. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have had damage to my central vision for months. A colored ripply thing i can't see passed. The doctors am blind?

Decreased vision: You should have a retinal / macular exam by an ophthalmologist (MD) in your area. Possibly, you may have a macular bleeding situation related several systemic conditions. ...Read more

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I have loss of central vision in my left eye. A complete visual work up and MRI show nothing unusual. What could it be?

I have loss of central vision in my left eye.  A complete visual work up and MRI show nothing unusual. What could it be?

Need further eval: You may need to be evaluated by a neurologist but also getting an mra which may find something that the MRI can't. ...Read more