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What could cause sudden onset persistent bilateral para-central scotomas and left eye dominant bilateral nasal corectopia?
Many possibilities: Bilateral para-central scotomas could be due to brain issue or due to symmetric retinal disease. Corectopia means your pupil is not in the center and is not likely related to the other problem. Hopefully your ophthalmologist is doing the appropriate evaluation and/or referal for these findings. ...Read more
Can Chiari Malformation cause unilateral eyelid/eyebrow drooping. The severity of drooping changes ?
Chiari: Can cause unilateral ptosis. But other conditions should be excluded (like Myesthenia Graviis ) I suggest you see a neurologist to sort this out. ...Read more
Intermittent unilateral goosebumps (right sided), rt sided headaches (temporal). No significant med hx. Worried-non symmetrical nature of goosebumps?
Fluctuating unilateral eyebrow ptosis hx of Chiari & IIH can it be related? Myasthenia Gravis r/o what can cause this ptosis The drooping is bad
More information: Myasthenia can cause ptosis but on other spectrum from these other disorders mentioned. I would be curious to know if you have any surgery for the chiari? Something as simple as bells palsy can cause drooping as well. If this is a new and sudden symptoms, then you should seek care. ...Read more
Enlarged perivascular space in basal ganglia. Is by any cranial nerves? Double vision, enlarged pupils, trigeminal neuralgia, pulsating tinnitus
Dust?: Dust or another allergen could be introduced into one eye under unusual circumstances and cause symptoms in one eye. Make up introduced into one eye is also possible causing a contact reaction. Contact lens solution could be the culprit if you use a contact lens in one eye only. You may have infectious conjunctivitis and not allergic conjunctivitis. An antibiotic may be needed. See your md. ...Read more
Can decompression surgery for chiari malformation 1 relieve vision problems/issues (like blurry/double vision or seeing flashes) caused by chiari?
Depends: The goal of Chiara surgery is to restore the normal pattern of CSF flow & thereby prevent further deterioration of the visual (& balance) symptoms of the ACM malformation. Whether this helps existing symptoms depends on how long those symptoms have been present, the type of surgery contemplated, it's success rate, age, & underlying factors. It's a question to ask the neurologist who knows you best ...Read more
Blurred vision.T2 hyperintense focus 0.25cmx0.36cmx0.4cm.Bilateral globes-normal.No contrast enhancement.No significant proptosis seen. what can it be?
Depends on cause: Most cases of monocular diplopia are caused by dysfunctional tear syndrome. The first step is to assess and treat tear film abnomality. Next common causes are lens abnormalities. Corneal irregularities also cause this most are obvious but some can only be discovered with computerized analysis of the cornea. Retinal edema can cause this as can optic nerve disease but with decreased vision. ...Read more
Can Intracranial Hypertension cause unilateral eyelid/brow drooping? It fluctuates in severity throughout the day. Myasthenia Gravis ruled out
Neurological: This appears to be more of a neurologic problem. Have you seen a neurologist? ...Read more
Can optic nerve head drusen cause sudden unilateral loss of peripheral vision due to a spontaneous vascular event?
Pbm in brain not eye: The term cortical vision impairment implys that there is a problem with the brain cortex (outer cell layer) that interprets the imput of the eye and visual nerve inputs.This is similar to having a good video camera, cables and system but the no screen to display the input in a way you can understand it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painless lymphadenopathy (cervical, inguinal, postauricular & axillary, partly unilateral), night sweats, fatigue, intermittent dizziness. Causes?
Need evaluation: Swollen lymph nodes as you describe, associated with your other complaints need to be fully evaluated. See an internist and track this down. ...Read more
Unlikely. Nystagmus : Is an involuntary movement of the eye. It can be seen in both normal and pathologic or disease states. It is unlikely that significant torsional or tractional forces exist in such movements such that floaters could be significantly worsened. Theoretically, it is possible to develop a separation of the vitreous while having nystagmus. Age is the real culprit with floaters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Optic Nerve RNFL OCT shows thinning temporal- both eyes, 20/20 both eyes, IOP 17 both eyes. Retinal exam normal. Is this significant
Response: Since all you provide are some brief findings regarding your retinas, I must conclude these tests were obtained due to some neurological symptoms. These results could be part of Multiple Sclerosis, if other signs and symptoms support the diagnosis. The thinning of the RNFL is notable, and should be followed up. Would a Concierge visit allow more in depth understanding? ...Read more
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