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Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot in migraine fast?

Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot in migraine fast?

No: I know of no treatment that will make the blind spot, or "scintillating scotoma" of migraine resolve any faster than its natural course. All migraine treatments are directed towards preventing the disabling headache and nausea that often follows. In a way, the scotoma is useful, because it warns us that the severe headache is coming. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot from laser?

Is it possible to get rid of your blind spot from laser?

Blind spot: No. The physiologic blind spot is an ignored area in your peripheral vision that represents where the optic nerve inserts into the eye. The connection itself has no photoreceptors and therefore casts a small circular "blind spot" in the outer peripheral visual area or field. It is not a treatable condition. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of your blind spot?

Is there a way to get rid of your blind spot?

No and why: A blind spot is present in each eye which is the site of exit of the optic nerve from the eye into the brain. The visual system compensates for this so you are not aware of it and it can only be detected by testing. If you truly got rid of it you would damage your sight in that eye. ...Read more

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Why do I get a blind spot in vision before a migraine?

Why do I get a blind spot in vision before a migraine?

Aura: Many people with classical migraines have stereotyped symptoms that precede the headache, referred to as an aura. If you do have an aura, use this as your trigger to immediately take an abortive medication (nsaids or a triptan), as early aboritve treatment is much more effective than waiting until the headache proper appears. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this blind spot from laser?

How do I get rid of this blind spot from laser?

Depends: Did you get a blind spot from laser treatment -- if so discuss with your ophthalmologist who did the treatment. If you were exposed to a laser beam by accident, you might have some permanent change in your retina. You should see a retinal specialist to determine the depth of damage and what you can expect. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a blind spot in my eye?

How do I get rid of a blind spot in my eye?

Blind spot: You should see an ophthalmologist to have a test called a visual field to determine the reason why you are experiencing the blind spot. ...Read more

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How come i get a blind spot before a migraine?

How come i get a blind spot before a migraine?

Ocular Migraine : Temporary blind spots and formed flashes-scintillating schotomas are part of the ocular migraine or ophthalmic (also called ocular) migraine. Patients have spasms of the arteries at supply the eye and get these symptoms. Temporary loss of blood flow causes temporary sight loss. If it persists or interferes with daily activities then go to your primary care doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had a migraine with aura a week ago. But I am still pretty sure that I am seeing wierd blind spots or dots. R they connected? What should I do?

I've had a migraine with aura a week ago. But I am still pretty sure that I am seeing wierd blind spots or dots. R they connected? What should I do?

See a headache: specialist for diagnosis, imaging and management. An aura that lasts more than 60 minutes may be indicative of more serious pathology. The onset of the actual migraine headache usually occurs within 60 minutes after the aura abates. ...Read more

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Do I have diabetes? If i'm always tired even with hours of sleep dose that mean I have diabetes? If when I have to much sugar and i get migraines and blind spots after dose that mean I have diabetes?

Do I have diabetes? If i'm always tired even with hours of sleep dose that mean I have diabetes?  If when I have to much sugar and i get migraines and blind spots after dose that mean I have diabetes?

No diabetes: You are probably not sleeping well. Are you getting 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night? The blind spots in your field of vision is probably a migraine aura. Diabetes can only be diagnosed with a fasting, 2 hour post meal or a long range blood test called an a1c. See your primary care doctor to get this all sorted out. www.diabeticlifestyle.com; www.Ache.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more