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Temporary Tunnel Vision Causes
Many things!: Changes in vision, blurriness, blind spots, halos around lights, or dimness of vision should always be evaluated by a medical professional. Such changes may represent an eye disease, aging, eye injury, or a condition like diabetes that affects many organs in your body. Other potential causes of vision problems include fatigue, overexposure to the outdoors and certain medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The cause of visual obstruction can be excess skin, but usually it is also drooping of the brow. It can be corrected by removing the excess skin with or without a brow lift. A consultation with a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery would be beneficial to determine what is required to completely correct your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glaucoma: Glaucoma affects the peripheral vision and patients with a very advance glaucoma have what we call" tunnel vision". Glaucoma is a silent disease and without proper screening can advance and affect your vision. Comprehensive eye exams will help detect it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fuzzy flashy vision: Hello. When was the last time you had your vision checked? I wouldn't pin these "permanent" symptoms on migraines as there may be other explanations for these visual disturbances. See ophthalmologist first about these symptoms. If they clear you, they may recommend being seen by neurology since normally these symptoms leave when the mgraine leaves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: I am guessing that there was a drop in the vision for a short period of time, less than several hours and then restoration to normal. This is age and health dependent but could include vascular insults, embolic events, optic nerve dysfunction, hypotension and a variety of other things. If this has happened only once, you can wait it out but if it happens repeatedly, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Not really: Both glasses and contact are corrective devices for vision correction. It help a person to see clear by correcting refractive error. A person's vision could change with time or under certain conditions. Then the person will need to adjust his/her correction with new glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more
"slow eye", tunnel-like vision, and other vision changes after possible optic nerve and brain damage, can it be fixed?
Eye problems: This problem requires specialty care with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Aura: Many people with classical migraines have stereotyped symptoms that precede the headache, referred to as an aura. If you do have an aura, use this as your trigger to immediately take an abortive medication (nsaids or a triptan), as early aboritve treatment is much more effective than waiting until the headache proper appears. ...Read more
Can sudden peripheral vision loss due to optic nerve head drusen reverse, change in severity or fully recover?
Not typical!: Optic nerve he'd drusens are associated with field loss sometimes, but they are chronic and stable. I am not aware of them being associated with sudden loss. Look for a different cause! depending on the that, it may or may not be reversible (most likely not). ...Read more
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