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Is There An Eye Disorder That Causes A Blind Spot In The Central Vision Area
Amsler gird : There is a gird with central black dot that is called amsler grid. You can down load an app, search online or ask you doc for it. You test one eye at a time look straight at the center dot and make sure you can see all the grid lines surrounding of it. You can also tell while you are reading if you are missing letters or word from the line. ...Read more
Need eye exam ASAP: There are many possible causes. If the blind spot was temporary and the visual loss completely resolved, this could be a visual migraine (which usually affects both eyes) or even a transiet ischemic attack (TIA) - which is much more serious and should be evaluated immediately. If the loss remains, retinal problems such as a vein occlusion, retinal detachment, or an optic nerve problem are possible. ...Read more
Left eye peripheral vision blind spot in low light only for 2 days after being hit in the eye with water balloon. Was examined by ER doc who said she could see nothing wrong with my eye. Wondering if this is temporary, and what causes the blind spot.
I think I have a blind spot in vision; it's either worse in right eye or only in right eye, but it's hard to even tell ?
Had Mri was normal . Usually Rt eye. Have blind spot in vision looks like a kliedascope. Lasts 30 mins. Mri?
See an eye MD: It might be nothing or something as simple as a migraine. But it also could represent a blocked blood vessel that supplies the eye (almost like a mini stroke). You need to see an ophthalmologist who will determine whether any additional testing is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lithium toxic at 1.66.effects were extreme dizziness.blind spot right eye.vision looked cloudy.felt floating.saw bugs on wall.delirum or hallucination?
See doctor ASAP!: I hope you are sharing with us the aftermath of taking too much lithium and have been seen by your PCP. Your description of visual hallucinations and not in your body means you still need to be under emergent medical supervision. So you don't injure yourself or others. You should not be driving or doing anything requiring using machinery, and have 24 hour care in a hospital ER, under observation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Large blind spot in vision right eye. Specialists don't know the answer yet. Blood tests fine. Fluorescein angiography on Thursday. What could it be?
Serious Causes!: A sudden loss of vision under any circumstance is usually a medical emergency. It usually signifies a decrease in blood flow to the blood vessel that serves that portion of the eye where the vision was loss. We describe phenomena as "amauroses fugax". It usually is indicative of an impending stroke. Other causes could be a mini stroke, a migraine, or if a male, a side effect of an impotence drug. ...Read more
Headache R side parietal area Q2wks that hasn't gone away; worse n morning/laying down; vomiting; blind spot in R eye; labs wnl;MRI scheduled. Ideas?
Headache R side parietal area Q2wks; worse n morning/laying down; vomiting; blind spot in R eye; labs wnl;MRI scheduled. B tumor? IICP? hydrocephalous
Migraine: This is migraine; some tips: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderation of caffeine intake, less than 5 cups coffee per day. Stress reduction. Riboflavin 400 mg/day, and/or magnesium oxide 400-800 mg/day. Yoga, gentle stretching, massage, meditation. Hope this helps, good luck! ...Read more
Brain compensation: The brain is the actual site of vision and it compensates for permanent things in the vision. Both of your eyes have a blind spot, a spot with no light receptors where the nerve exits, which can be mapped out by your ophthalmologist in a test called visual field. Your brain has learned to ignore these holes in the vision and fills them in so you are not aware of them being present. ...Read more
SEE EYE SPECIALIST: First, get visual field testing and map out scotoma, and compare with right eye. Could be retinal in origin, but certain patterns may correlate with optic nerve or brain lesions. Many causes, including glaucoma on occasion. An ophthalmologist is your best source of help. ...Read more