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Is There A Way To Reverse Vision Loss Without Surgery
Not likely: Vision loss implies a decrease in the eye's ability to record an image and/or send the image to the brain. Most causes of vision loss require medical or surgical treatment, or both. One of the few causes of vision loss that can be reversed without surgery is refractive amblyopia (lazy eye due to an uncorrected need fro glasses). If treated at a young age, it can be nonsurgically reversed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
58-year old recently diagnosed w/glaucoma, 30% nerve damage & some peripheral vision loss. What is long term prognosis? Can surgery be avoided?
Good & usually: Acceptable iop control with careful monitoring and testing is quite successful in preventing functional vision loss in 85% or more of patients. I think it is also reassuring that if medical treatment fails to stabilize your glaucoma, that there are excellent procedures that can have great outcomes. Laser treatment would likely be first on the list with incisional surgery later. Surg. Gen not req. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take to recover from cataract surgery? I'm afraid of suffering from vision loss after cataract surgery. How long will it take until i can see clearly again? Will my vision always be a little blurry or will I have to wear glasses after the
A variety: Vision loss that drops and then recovers has a broad spectrum of causes including vascular and nervous system events. Migraine headaches can also do this as well as blood emboli and some internal eye problems. Your ophthalmolgist should be seen if you are having this problem. ...Read more
Possibly: This could be from a condition termed pigmentary dispersion in which exercise releases pigment which floats around in the eye and may cause glaucoma. Or it could be a problem with your general circulation like anemia or low blood pressure. If persistent this should be evaluated to rule out such conditions, . ...Read more
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