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Doctor insights on: Signs Of Vision Problems In Toddlers

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Vision problems in M: Multiple sclerosis affects nerves throughout the body. The main nerve that carries sight from the eye and the nerves that control eye movement are commonly involved in ms. ...Read more

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Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? at what point should you get glasses?

Optic Neuritis: Vision loss in multiple sclerosis is secondary to optic neuritis, which often resolves mostly if not totally. Color vision and contrast sensitivity may remain impaired even when visual acuity improves. No harm in wearing glasses, but see a low vision specialist to avoid the intellectually-barren "balance lens." Double vision can be due to intranuclear ophthalmoplegia or a cranial neuropathy. ...Read more

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My 6 year old son has started blinking a lot ? Is this a sign of vision problems or a tic?

My 6 year old son has started blinking a lot ? Is this a sign of vision problems or a tic?

Depends: Blinking is exceedingly common in 6 year old kids. Squinting is different. If your child is squinting, then she should see an ophthalmologist. If it's blinking, i would observe to see when it occurs, and if other symptoms are associated with it. Consult your pediatrician if you continue to be concerned. ...Read more

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Can vision problems be a sign of breast cancer?

Can vision problems be a sign of breast cancer?

Usually not: There are a host of other illnesses that can affect vision. The most common are hypertension and diabetes. I recommend you see your primary care doctor and schedule an eye exam. Be sure to get your yearly mammogram and perform breast self exam. ...Read more

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I have been having chest pain,headaches,loss of balance,vision problems and general weakness is this a sign of brain tumour?

I have been having chest pain,headaches,loss of balance,vision problems and general weakness is this a sign of brain tumour?

Nonspecific symptoms: such as you describe, can be due to many different disorders. This combination of symptoms are common in fibromyalgia (see: http://researchsolutions.online/fibromyalgia), or may be related to stress, physical or emotional. Depending on how long you have had the symptoms, and if symptoms are worsening, a brain tumor is a possibility, and can be ruled out by a careful eye examination or CT scan. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have vision problems?

How do I know if I have vision problems?

See if yu can read a: Eye chart and see all the letters easily. The vision you have is written right next to the smallest letters. Stand at the proepr distance and read with each eye separately. See an eye doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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What can cause vision problems in children?

Many: Refractive error would be the most common cause of vision problems in the pediatric age group. Uncorrected vision problems in childhood can lead to permanent inability to see in the affected eye (amblyopia). Cataracts, glaucoma and retinal problems can occur in children but are far less common than refractive error. ...Read more

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How common are vision problems in older adults?

How common are vision problems in older adults?

Common: Older adults have the accumulated changes in refraction acquired through the years. To this is added any diseases they might have acquired which might cause vision problems such as diabetes, glaucoma, etc. And finally the additional vision issue related to middle age after age 40 (presbyopia) when near correction is needed. ...Read more

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Vision Problems (Definition)

Vision difficulties are any problems a ...Read more