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Small Blurry Spot In Vision
I have a small blurry spot in my vision that stays in the same spot. Saw an ophthalmologist who said my eyes were healthy. Should I seek 2nd opinion?
I have a blurry spot in my vision. It's a constant spot and doesn't change positions. What could it be?
Retina?: A small fixed blurry spot in the vision usually represents a macular problem in the retina. Sometimes, this is just a benign process but it's a good idea to get it checked out. There can be swelling like in serous chorioretinopathy or an early macular hole. See your ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more
Floater: Most likely a blurred spot / peice of jelly (vitreaous) in the eye. These can be normal. ...Read more
I suddenly got a big, blurry, spot in my vision. It grew worse, I had no headaches, I didn't feel different, but my vision was increasingly blurry?
Blurred vision: You should have a prompt evaluation with an eye doctor. ...Read more
Shooting pain on one spot on my head that comes out of nowhere and at the same time my vision gets blurry. Wasn't injured so what can be causing this?
Hard to say: The usual question that people are concerned about is whether this might be a manifestation of a brain tumor or an aneurysm. This is not the usual presentation for these entities. However, it is a good idea to observe this and take notes that you can present to your doctor to help him/her figure this out. The nature of the pain, the blurred vision-what brings it on, how long does it last etc.? ...Read more
Upon waking or opening my eyes, I see a small transparent red spot in the center of my vision lasting 1-2 seconds. Should I be concerned?
Red spot noticeable: It is not common to see a red spot when you awaken. And if you see any red or pink spots, you should go to your eye doctor and have it examined. Through a dilated fundoscopic examination, they can pinpoint what is causing it, and what needs to be done, or if it just needs to be monitored. Yes, be concerned, and get a second opinion if you need to. ...Read more
Hello Doctor, Since few days I have some head vertigo and spot headache during the day on the entire head and sometimes my vision gets blurry.
Needs to be checked:
Headache, Vertigo and Blurred vision can be due to Neurological problem. We don't have enough information to suggest what it may be. I suggest you see your Doctor asap and if can not get appt. Go to ER.
Need detailed history and comprehensive exam. And if indicated may need a Cat Scan to make a diagnosis and appropriate treatment ...Read more
There's a small bright spot around the center of my vision. Could my congested nose and sinus problems be the cause?
Not sinus related: It is very doubtful that this is related to congestion or sinus problems. Instead, it may be a retinal problem, or may be a visual migraine if the symptoms lasted only a few minutes. If the symptoms are persisting, see an eye doctor to rule out vision threatening problems. ...Read more
Small yellowish spot on white of eye right next to my pupil about 3 o'clock position. No vision problems. Serious?
I did a 20 min intense workout today 11:45-12:30 and after about 1 hour I experienced a blurry vision spot and wasn't able to focus on reading for about 25 minutes. Blood preasure was 137/68 with 81 pulse. Any ideas on cause or steps I should take?
Have a thorough eval: Good evening. Because the possibilities are numerous, you should really contact your doctor for further eval. Several causes readily come to mind (like a transient ocular migraine), but there are many other possibilities such as a problem with the circulation to your retina. Please contact your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more
I have a very tender spot on he top left side of head. It hurts to touch. Been having migraines, blurry vision at times, and hair faliing out.
Red spot (bloodshot) outer part of left eye for 3 days. Off and on blurry vision. Eye drops don't help anymore?
Bruise?: This sounds like a subconjuctival hemorrhage, which is essentially a bruise on the whites of the eyes. This may cause some dryness and lead to fluctuating vision. The treatment is OTC artificial tears for symptomatic relief as the blood re-absorbs. You should see an eye MD to confirm diagnosis and treat accordingly. ...Read more
I have a dark purple spot appeared on my skin under my eye, my eye is sore, itchy and weeping and slight blurry vision?
Pigmented lesion: You should see an oculoplastic surgeon for consideration of observation or biopsy of pigmented area. ...Read more
For a week now, I've had blurry vision in my left eye, and for a couple days now, there is a gray spot that I can't see past. Should I see a doctor?
20yo guy. Dark brown eyes. A small black spot in on iris. Last eye checkup was 5-6 mnths ago. Seems slightly raised. Vision=ok. Pupil=ok concerns:melanoma?
Highly unlikely: Don't panic and let your opthamologist tell what they think it is. ...Read more
Doc found a black spot behind my eye said it could be a freckle sending me for 2nd opinion. Seeing floaters n blurry vision eyepain is this normal?
The eye pain and floaters are probably not related to the 'freckle' and are not normal.
A choridal nevus is a freckle in the choroid the layer under the retina covering the inside of the eye. Most are benign but need to be monitored. A retinal exam and a bscan ultrasound can give clues if it is a melanoma (malignant tumor). A second opinion is a good idea in this case. ...Read more