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Dr. Damien Luviano
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Visual Changes (Overview)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which nothing can be seen.


Dr. Damien Luviano
53 doctors shared insights

Visual Changes (Overview)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which nothing can be seen.


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How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

Depends on Cause: "hellp" is an abbreviation of three main features of this syndrome: hemolysis elevated liver enzymes low platelet count this condition is a form of pre-eclampsia during childbearing. Visual changes may stem from different causes such as corneal or macular edema which may be more temporary or retinal breaks/detachments which may be more severe and permanent. Best to see your eye md! ...Read more

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Is there a reason for visual changes tha occur fast?

Is there a reason for visual changes tha occur fast?

Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bee diagnosed with migraines with aura. Can I use anything to get rid of my visual changes?

I have bee diagnosed with migraines with aura.  Can I use anything to get rid of my visual changes?

Aura sign of Migrain: The aura is a sign of the coming migraine. As such, it is a good signal to let you know to immediately treat the migraine. Treatment for the migraine will also take away the aura symptoms. ...Read more

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What things trigger a migraine attack that makes visual changes?

What things trigger a migraine attack that makes visual changes?

Many things: Common triggers include food, activities, stress, and environmental factors. Visual changes are more of a feature of migraines and not necessarily related to triggers. ...Read more

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Examples of my weird visual changes would be stuff looks cloudy and smooth when I know that's not reality,orican't see detail like I did a week before?

Examples of my weird visual changes would be stuff looks cloudy and smooth when I know that's not reality,orican't see detail like I did a week before?

Visual changes: Visual changes need to be evaluated by an Ophthalmologist. They can occur form simple causes where you may need glasses to underlying conditions like diabetes, where high or low sugars can affect your vision. Get an evaluation to help diagnose your eye issues. best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there a reason for visual changes tha occur fast?

Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does visual changes associated with eclampsia last?

How long does visual changes associated with eclampsia last?

Not long: Visual changes associated with eclampsia generally does not last a long time if the condition is being properly treated. ...Read more

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How long does visual changes associated with hellp syndrome last?

Depends on Cause: "hellp" is an abbreviation of three main features of this syndrome: hemolysis elevated liver enzymes low platelet count this condition is a form of pre-eclampsia during childbearing. Visual changes may stem from different causes such as corneal or macular edema which may be more temporary or retinal breaks/detachments which may be more severe and permanent. Best to see your eye md! ...Read more

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Fever of 100.6 and having visual changes, what to do?

Fever of 100.6 and having visual changes, what to do?

Get checked: It may not be anything to worry about, but it's best to get checked. ...Read more