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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 does it mean when you see white spots in your vision?

What does it mean when you see white spots in your vision?

Migraine or low BP: First, get you blood pressure checked, since low blood pressure can cause you to see spots. If these spots show up randomly, lasting 15 minutes and resolve completely, it may be an ocular migraine (often linked to stress or poor sleep). If you're seeing flashing lights in one eye, see your eye doc asap to check for retinal tears. ...Read more

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I have blurred vision in one eye and seeing white spots in both what could it be?

I have blurred vision in one eye and seeing white spots in both what could it be?

Ophthalmologist: Anytime there is a change in visual acuity such as blurring or spots (deficits), an ophthalmologist needs to be seen as soon as possible to treat any reversible conditions. ...Read more

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Does having white spots in your vision mean some sort of rods and cones problem?

Does having white spots in your vision mean some sort of rods and cones problem?

Usually not: Most spots and dots in the vision are from a posterior vitreous detachment (pvd). If your spots are new, you should see an eye doctor to rule out other problems such as retinal tears or detachments! ...Read more

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I cant eat or drink anything without vomiting and i experience spinning sensation with white spots in my vision?

I cant eat or drink anything without vomiting and i experience spinning sensation with white spots in my vision?

Vomiting: Persistent vomiting can lead to dehydration as well as weakness and dizziness and thus you need medical evaluation and treatment if your symptoms persist. If you can't take in fluids like flat ginger ale or if there is abdominal pain and tenderness, you should go to the hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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14wks preg..Sometimes I get blurred vision, like a light is being shown in my eyes and there are white spots. What is this?

14wks preg..Sometimes I get blurred vision, like a light is being shown in my eyes and there are white spots. What is this?

Call your doctor...: This sounds like scotomata, visual changes that accompany gestational hypertension or preeclampsia. You should call your obstetrician's or midwife's office line to ask what they think you should do without delay. ...Read more

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My mother had results of an MRI after she had lost some vision in her right eye, results also showed 12 white spots/fluid on the surface of her brain?

My mother had results of an MRI after she had lost some vision in her right eye, results also showed 12 white spots/fluid on the surface of her brain?

Consider this: Depending on age and medical condition, she may have suffered blood vessel obstruction of retinal artery, and may well possess significant risk for future additional strokes. Need to evaluate risk factors, and use proactive interventions. Consider usage of an antiplatelet agent, such as clopidigrel, or aggrenox. Check heart and peripheral vasculature. ...Read more

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What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

What dies it mean if I am seeing white spots?

Get eyes checked: Get eyes checked to look for retinal issues. Might also be blood pressure dropping. Perhaps a non painful type of ocular migraine. ...Read more

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I got diagnosed with cyrptic tonsills after seeing white spots on my tonsills now there gone i've been taking clindmaycin for 3 days what doesthatmean?

I got diagnosed with cyrptic tonsills after seeing white spots on my tonsills now there gone i've been taking clindmaycin for 3 days what doesthatmean?

Tonsil stones: Masses of keratin (the internet is wrong about their composition) accumulate in some folks' tonsils. Most of us hack the smelly little "tonsilloliths" up without realizing it, but they can scrape around and invite bacteria into the injuries. If this is a nuisance, an ENT doctor with a laser can resurface them so they stop, or you can learn to remove them yourself (be careful). ...Read more

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Just had a mini stroke and seeing white spots?

Just had a mini stroke and seeing white spots?

Floaters: Nei.Nih.Gov is a good website for information on floaters. Please do check this website. ...Read more