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Can Wilson's disease effect vision?

Can Wilson's disease effect vision?

Indirectly: The corneal deposits are diagnostic but do not affect your vision
other components of the disease con affect your vision indrectly ...Read more

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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What are the worst symptoms of cushings disease in regard to your vision?

What are the worst symptoms of cushings disease in regard to your vision?

Field loss: Cushing's is due to a pituitary tumor that causes the body to secrete excess steroid. If the tumor is large enough, it can squeeze on the optic nerve with loss of vision. Prolonged steroid levels in the body can also cause cataracts and glaucoma. These are the major effects of this condition on the eyes. ...Read more

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I am suffering from far-sightedness. Is there any chances that my son can get similiar disease. But my wife had normal vision.

I am suffering from far-sightedness. Is there any chances that my son can get similiar disease. But my wife had normal vision.

Regression: Your son will inherit genes from both of you to affect his ultimate need for glasses. It is a sort of blending that geneticists call regression to the mean. While he may randomly have any degree of eyeglass needs, he will most likely have a blend of his two parents. ...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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What things can cause vision problems in children?

What things can cause vision problems in children?

Many things: Children are subject to many eye diseases just like adults are. In addition, visual problems can cause a lasting effect in children whose visual systems are not yet fully developed. In general, it is recommended that a child receive an eye exam at 6 months, 3 years and then annually after age 6. ...Read more

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What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

Many: Anything that blocks light into the eye or affects the focusing of the eye or damaged structures in the eye will cause the visual system not to develop properly. It is best to have a screening eye exam to identify visual problems early. ...Read more

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What mental disorder could cause a feeling of internal tunnel vision?

What mental disorder could cause a feeling of internal tunnel vision?

Panic disorder: A panic attack is caused by a discharge of the sympathetic nervous system: the result is rapid heart beat and breathing, numbness of extremities, and faintness. ...Read more

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How can they test the vision of small children?

How can they test the vision of small children?

Opthalmologist: The opthalmologists and some pediatricians have vision screeners that can check infants and small children. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurriness of vision in children?

See an eye doctor: Too many things to list here. See and eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Is cloudy vision related to visual disorder?

Quite likely: Common descriptions of "blurred" vision include "cloudy", "fuzzy", "hazy" and several other terms. All are common symptoms in an ophthalmologist's office, and should be investigated with a thorough eye examination. There are many possible causes, probably cataract, macular degeneration, and change in glasses prescription are the most common. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about tried vision therapy for their children?

Can you tell me about tried vision therapy for their children?

Ineffective: Vision therapy, sponsored by optometrists as a means to improve performance of children in school who seem to be under performing, has failed any test to which it is put (meaning they produce no meaningful improvement). There is a short term benefit from lessening strife at home, as now the vision becomes the reason for poor performance — but the lessons do not help in the long run. ...Read more

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I have weird feelings in my head, vision issues, panic disorder, should I be concerned?

I have weird feelings in my head, vision issues, panic disorder, should I be concerned?

Get help: You would benefit from at least talking with a therapist about these issues. You may benefit from evaluation and treatment by a psychiatrist. The good news is that you can get better with the right help! Stay safe! ...Read more

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What are main causes of perceptual changes in all senses, mainly vision? (mental and brain disorders)

What are main causes of perceptual changes in all senses, mainly vision? (mental and brain disorders)

An essay: There is enough information about this to write a book. When there is brain disorder of any type, firing occurs of neurons not always in a logical sequence. The brain attempts to make sense of the disorder by producing perceptual changes, imagery, sensations, etc. to try to order the disorder. The causes for the disorder can fill a textbook of neurology. ...Read more

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My vision is blurred and I have pain in my eyes. So can anybody give me answer which disease I may have?

My vision is blurred and I have pain in my eyes. So can anybody give me answer which disease I may have?

See eye doctor: It would be best for you to see an ophthalmologist to do a complete exam and determine the nature of your problem. ...Read more

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I keep seeing a whit outline around things in my vision, and I get white flashes too. Could this be from my anxiety disorder or is this serious?

I keep seeing a whit outline around things in my vision, and I get white flashes too. Could this be from my anxiety disorder or is this serious?

Flashes: Flashes of light in the vision may be caused by migraine variants or by retinal tears/detachment. If the flashing persists in any way, please contact your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more