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What Is Partial Vision Loss
Loss of vision reflects the inability to perceive images. Such a phenotype can be due to occlusive or barriers to light (e.g. cataracts) through retinal alterations (e.g. wet macular degeneration) to optic nerve lesions (e.g. from a pituitary adenoma) to central nervous system ...Read more
No: Viagra (sildenafil) has been reported to cause the appearance of a bluish tint to the vision. There were a few reports of optic neuropathy in relationship to viagra (sildenafil) use but these were rare and may have been a statistically insignificant artefact given that the population taking viagra (sildenafil), usually having vascular disease, may be more prone to optic neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Individualized: Herpes frequently does not lead to scarring. But when it does the loss is related to the location of the scar (worst central), the depth of the scar and the risk of recurrence. There are so many variable that there are no statistics as each case is individual. If your vision is lowered after an attack, you should see a corneal specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Could optic nerve edema which resulted in permanent partial vision loss be caused by fibromuscular dysplasia. ?
Possibly: "when fibromuscular dysplasia develops in the arteries that supply blood to the brain (carotid arteries), the condition can cause neurological symptoms, including the following: blurred vision or vision loss dizziness (vertigo)headacheneck pain ringing in the ears (tinnitus) fibromuscular dysplasia that affects the carotid arteries can cause serious complications, such as stroke"--mayo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See dr urgently? Squiggly lines for a few years, increasingly in frequency, mostly on right, just had 5 minutes of partial vision loss right eye.
Long list: I hope you have immediately seen an ophthalmologist when this first started. There are many possibilities and most are treatable. This includes at your age, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and pituitary tumors as the most common but there are plenty others. But this should be evaluated pronto. ...Read more
No: Only your ophthalmologist can discuss this vague description in meaningful way. Call him or her. ...Read more
Huge list: Vision can diminish by changes in eyeglass power, vascular disorders, tumors, diseases such as diabetes, genetic disorders, changes of the cornea and infectious disease. If you vision is diminishing, especially if accompanied by pain, you should see your ophthalmologist right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vision loss: Vision loss can be due to many things: most common is need for new glasses. If still not correctable vision: can be due to cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, blood vessel issues. Many other possibilities as welll: Brain lesions, medications, trauma, infection, cancer. Patient should be checked by eyeMD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There is a condition termed "computer vision syndrome" which describes eye strain and fatigue after staring at computers, and can be easily treated with eye drops and (occasionally) glasses. Staring at any object for a long time causes the same temporary condition, but we spend so much time using computers that we tend to think they are leading to vision loss rather than strain from overuse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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