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Vision Disorders In Children
Migraine: Ophthalmic and classic migraines are the most common disorders that cause this. ...Read more
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
I am suffering from far-sightedness. Is there any chances that my son can get similiar disease. But my wife had normal vision.
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
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
How to treat when vision becomes overlapping and a straight item is seems to be curled. What are the causes? What's the name for this disease?
See an eye doctor: Too many things to list here. See and eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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?
A couple months after the onset of my anxiety disorder I started to see trailing lights in my vision sometimes when i over exert myself only. Why?
Palinopsia: Afterimages or palinopsia. See wikipedia. Com article which states due to conditions affecting the brain including, but not limited to, medications,  seizure disorders, tumors, occiptal lobe or visual pathway lesions,  subcortical hemorrhage,  and dural arteriovenous malformations. You need to see a neurologist for a complete workup. Ct scan is not a complete workup. Palinopsia causes dep. And anxiety. ...Read more
Many: Many possibilities: drug intoxication, especially with hallucinogens; drug withdrawal, such as alcohol; sometimes bipolar disorder; schizophrenia; delirium -- where acute medical conditions affect mental functioning; some forms of dementia as well. Sometimes severe psychotic depression can show this as well. ...Read more
Can somatoform disorder cause balance trouble vision trouble a stiff muscles ect. Every day for yrs?
Yes: Somatoform Disorder is defined as a person's emotional state or emotional conflicts being manifest in physical symptoms. Therefore, anything physical including the symptoms you mention could be a result of this problem. The best way to be sure is to consult with your primary care physician. ...Read more
In most cases, do serious symptoms of diabetes/prediabetes (like vision loss) appear as the disease gets more advancedor could they appear any point?
Varies: Each person is negatively affected by high blood sugar with differing severity and timeline. But generally speaking, individuals with poor blood sugar control for many years, tend to develop more severe organ damage. Kidneys, heart, eyes etc. Unlikely to see vision loss with prediabetes. Be well. ...Read more
Yes but . .: Vision therapy is an unproven mode which has failed to show any success in the few clinical trials that have been done. Most vision therapists in fact refuse to join such trials as they are doubtful of the results of what they perform (and charge high fees for). It is in fact safe and mostly harmless except for the cost. ...Read more
Rarely: If the disease creates poor absorption of nutrients and there is a significant loss of electrolytes, you can suffer from blurred vision. But this would only be likely in very extreme cases. If a patient takes steroids during any of the treatment phases, they could experience temporary blurring of vision as well. If you are experiencing blurred vision, you should see an eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Yes/no: If you asked me to list out brain related causes for this symptom, I certainly can do so. HOWEVER, I am sure that an opthalmologist can also list out numerous eye causes as well. I would start with a routine eye exam and have a clean bill of eye health before worrying about other causes. ...Read more
Yes: Multiple general medical conditions can be detected in the eye-specifically the retina, the tissue that line the back of the eye and "senses" the light. Common conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol can be seen. Anemia and certain types of infections can also be seen. Often their severity in the eye is an indication of the disease's severity for general health. ...Read more