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Intermittent Peripheral Vision Loss
I've been getting bad headaches with spouts of nausea, dizziness, and intermittent spotty peripheral vision loss. Is this typical of migraines?
When you look at someone's face, you can still see their hand, even though you are not looking directly at it. When you are walking through a doorway, you are not looking at the sides, or looking directly at the threshold, but you see it through your peripheral vision. Anything outside of your direct focus spot, is considered peripheral. Which can be measured ...Read more
Recently diagnosed. Dr says I have some peripheral vision loss although i don't notice it. How fast will this vision loss progress?
I was detected with glaucoma, earlier i was having peripheral vision loss which i neglected that advanced to complete vision loss. what should i do?
Continue treatment: Obviously you discovered the vision loss and hopefully are seeing an ophthalmologist (not an optometrist) for treatment. Your goal, since you have lost vision in one eye is to be very diligent with treatment for the remaining eye to prevent it losing any more vision. The loss from the blind eye, in glaucoma, unfortunately is permanent. ...Read more
Depends: On the amount of peripheral vision loss. A visual field is performed to detect the amount of binocular horizontal visual field. For example, some rules require it to be at least 20 degrees to drive. Driving safely with reduced peripheral vision means turning your head always in the direction you want to look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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