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Night blindness in one eye at night. Whats up?

Night blindness in one eye at night. Whats up?

Depends: All depend on the cause of your blindness.Some are trasient or temporary.Others are permanent.See an experienced ophthamolosist. ...Read more

Dr. Damien Luviano
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Blindness (Definition)

Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more


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Can vitreous degeneration/pvd cause night glares and extreme scattering of lights?

Can vitreous degeneration/pvd cause night glares and extreme scattering of lights?

Probably not: The most common symptom of vitreous change with age is the production of multiple floaters generally settling down to a few. Night glare and light scattering is a more common symptom of cataract and corneal changes, and also uncorrected need for eyeglasses. See your ophthalmologist if you have any of these symptoms to get the best diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing occasional really bad headaches and my vision blurred twice today with 1-3 hrs time frame ?

I'm experiencing occasional really bad headaches and my vision blurred twice today with 1-3 hrs time frame
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Needs exam by Doctor: Many possibilities of possible causes of problem. These symptoms require that patient sees a physician to help with diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have blurry vision with extreme fatigue early afternoon every day. ?

I have blurry vision with extreme fatigue early afternoon every day. ?

See an opthamologist: Blurry vision with fatigue are early symptoms for Mold toxicity. Get tested. There are many other potential causes. ...Read more

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Use travatan z drop at night. Can it cause occasional blurred vision in the morning?

Use travatan z drop at night. Can it  cause occasional blurred vision in the morning?

Yes.: Travatan z is a glaucoma drop used at night to lower eye pressure. It is common to experience some redness and irritation into the morning. On occasion, this is associated with blurriness of the vision. ...Read more

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Can implanon cause night blindness?

Can implanon cause night blindness?

Unlikely: This is not a documented side effect of this medication. If you truly believe there is an association, you should advise your physician or provider who placed the Implanon so that you can be examined and any possible reaction you have had can be documented. ...Read more

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Common cause for sudden drastic blurring of vision in both eyes, onset of dizziness with nausea, headaches, ringing ear in a 62 yo diabetic male?

Common cause for sudden drastic blurring of vision in both eyes, onset of dizziness with nausea, headaches, ringing ear in a 62 yo diabetic male?

Acute stroke: B"sd serious buisness. First thing to think about is a brainstem stroke with is a minutes count emergency. Other possiblity would be labyrinthitis, which can be very symptomatic with vertigo, nausea and vomiting. Would the presume that the patient is already under emergency care and IS getting better ...Read more

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Is having poor night vision a symptom of glaucoma?

Possible: Not a typical presenting symptom but at more advanced stages, especially if both eyes affected, contrast sensitivity will be decreased. ...Read more

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Child has morning vomits sometimes headaches blurred vision pale nightmares night sweats sleep walks confusion when having episode shaky what is it?

Child has morning vomits sometimes headaches blurred vision pale nightmares night sweats sleep walks confusion when having episode shaky what is it?

Concerning symptoms: These symptoms are very concerning and point to a process in the brain, possibly infection, mass, lesion. Suggested immediately evaluation by PCP/neurologist, probably needs imaging and labwork. ...Read more

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Could brain damage cause a loss of night vision(pitch black at night) and other vision changes in a 16 yo male?

Could brain damage cause a loss of night vision(pitch black at night) and other vision changes in a 16 yo male?

Yes it can,what caus: Yes it can and with your symptoms of headache, nausea and nervousness and depending on cause of brain damage, you need to be evaluated by a neurologist and a neuro ophthalmologist asap.You are 16 years old and have to be taken by your parents to the doctors, if this question pertains to you. You are taking resperidone for bipolar disorder or schizophrenia?Follow up with your psychiatrist as well. ...Read more

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Frequent day and night urination & dry mouth. Stop drinking at night?

Frequent day and night urination & dry mouth. Stop drinking at night?

Stop caffiene: Avoid fluids 3 hours before bed. Get off water pills if doc says ok. Cut back on acidic beverages an citrus fruits. ...Read more

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Woke up w/ blurred vision in rt eye and squashed eye feeling. Intermittent issue over 7yrs, it lasts all day and is ocurring more frequently. ?

Woke up w/ blurred vision in rt eye and squashed eye feeling. Intermittent issue over 7yrs, it lasts all day and is ocurring more frequently. ?

Intermittent blurry: Intermittent blurry vision with complete recovery in between times needs to be worked up. It may a migraine variant. But other conditions alike transient ischemia, intracranial problems need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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I've got severe sharp pain between hip and rib, fatigue,nausea,blurry vision at times,frequent urination, nervousness,dizziness at times.

I've got severe sharp pain between hip and rib, fatigue,nausea,blurry vision at times,frequent urination, nervousness,dizziness at times.

Polysymptomatology: It matters on which side the severe pain is. With severe symptoms and so many different symptoms, one should see ones physician for a careful and thorough history and physical exam, a urinalysis and appropriate blood tests. ...Read more

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I have severe insomnia & wake up constantly throughout night. Don't feel like I'm sleeping at all. Very tired during day. I'm scared of FFI and SFI.

I have severe insomnia & wake up constantly throughout night. Don't feel like I'm sleeping at all. Very tired during day. I'm scared of FFI and SFI.

Insomnia: I would really like to help you, especially if you have work duties during the day which your insomnia is causing problems with. I need to know how long you have had this problem, what medications/drugs you might be taking, what is going on in your personal life right now, any traumatic events of childhood, and what "FFI" and "SFI" refer to. I am unfamiliar with these acronyms. I'm sorry. ...Read more

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I am having sudden onset episodes of severe drowsiness during the day. No sleep apnea. Possible causes?

I am having sudden onset episodes of severe drowsiness during the day.  No sleep apnea. Possible causes?

Complex issue: Sleep attacks are usually seen with narcolepsy, but that is unlikely at your age. Partial seizures, mini strokes, hydrocephalus, brain tumors, medications can cause your symptoms. Seek evaluation soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Loss Of Vision (Definition)

Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more


Dr. Robert Williams
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Night Blindness (Definition)

Night blindness is technically termed nyctalopia. It refers to either slow adaptation to conditions of lowered light such as entering a darkened theater from outside sunlihgt, or to a condition of inability to see well at all at night which is common in conditions ...Read more