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Is it possible to never get used to your blind spot from floaters?

Is it possible to never get used to your blind spot from floaters?

Yes: Most people do adapt to floaters that are blocking the vision, often with the brain "filtering out" the floater so that it is only bothersome in certain situations. Unfortunately, the only sure treatment would be surgical removal of the vitreous gel that fills the back of the eye (and this is generally not recommended unless floaters are persistantly and extremely unusually troublesome). ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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 never get used to a blind spot?

Is it possible to never get used to a blind spot?

Yes: Blind spots or scotomas can be positive or negative. Positive scotomas are either dark, light or scintillating and are difficult to ignor. Negative scotomas are areas where the patient does not see anything and are relatively easy to ignor. ...Read more

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What is happening when I randomly get a 'blind spot' under stress?

What is happening when I randomly get a 'blind spot' under stress?

Vasc? migraine? MS?: Sudden vision loss, "blind spot" needs to checked out. 1 eye or both? What part of vision? Other symptoms? Numbness, clumsyness, continence issues, etc? Could be spasm of vessels leading to a segment of brain (visual cortex) or to eye itself. Could be manifestation of neurological problems, e.g. Demyelinating disorders, including multiple sclerosis. See md. ...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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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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What to do if I have a small blind spot in my eyes is it possible that it would get larger?

What to do if I have a small blind spot in my eyes is it possible that it would get larger?

Not normally: Each eye has a small blind spot located about 15 degrees outside of the center of fixation. Enlargement of the blind spot can occur with glaucoma and various diseases of the optic nerves including papilledema from increased intracranial pressure. ...Read more

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How come I get a blind spot in my right eye?

How come I get a blind spot in my right eye?

Not sure: But a blind spot is not normal if noted under normal conditions. See an ophthalmologist soon- the list of causes too long. ...Read more

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Why did I get a blind spot in my right eye from bp?

Why did I get a blind spot in my right eye from bp?

See md: Let an ophthalmologist figure it out, there are many reasons including hemorrhage. ...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

Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot in ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Eye Floaters (Definition)

are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more