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What is the best treatment for peripheral vision?

What is the best treatment for peripheral vision?

Peripheral vision: There is no treatment to improve peripheral vision. You should be evaluated if you are noticing issues with it though. ...Read more

Peripheral Vision (Definition)

When you look at someone's face, you can still see their hand, even though you are not looking directly at it. When you are walking through a doorway, you are not looking at the sides, or looking directly at the threshold, but you see it through your peripheral vision. Anything outside of your direct focus spot, is considered peripheral. Which can be measured ...Read more


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What's the best treatment for peripheral neuropathy?

What's the best treatment for peripheral neuropathy?

Depends on the cause: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for my painful peripheral neuropathy?

What is the best treatment for my painful peripheral neuropathy?

Many options.: Topical capsaicin may be helpful for some, while others may benefit with oral medication such as Pregabalin (lyrica), Amitriptyline (elavil), duloxetine (cymbalta), Gabapentin (neurontin), Carbamazepine (tegretol), or valproate (depakote) to reduce the painful symptoms in the feet due to neuropathy. Watch you sugar intake, and have your vitamin b levels checked and supplemented as necessary. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of peripheral nerve transection?

What's the best treatment to get rid of peripheral nerve transection?

Nerve injury: As a surgeon, i repaired many transsected nerves. Without a surgical repair, there is little chance that the nerve will recover function. With a repair performed by an experienced microsurgeon, the odds are very good (depending on the extent and cause of trans-section) that there will be a significant recovery of function. ...Read more

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Started getting eye flashes in peripheral vision although i had an eye check up last month. Could worsening anxiety be the cause or schedule appt.?

Started getting eye flashes in peripheral vision although i had an eye check up last month. Could worsening anxiety be the cause or schedule appt.?

Migraine aura or eye: I recommend having an ophthalmologist exam you. Flashes of light in peripheral visual field lasting over numerous minutes in a crescendo-decrescendo fashion with or without headache, nausea, or even vomiting likely represents an aura of migraine. Your vision should return entirely to normal after the event. If retinal tear/detachment: increase floaters, random flashes with eye movement, shadows. ...Read more

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How should i cure myself of peripheral vision loss.I am 78 years old and 10 yrs ago , i had both my eyes operated for cataract by the lasik laser .?

Peripheral: There are several reasons for peripheral vision loss-- they include glaucoma, retinal diseases, trauma, and cataract surgery. The implant placed inside the eye is smaller in diameter than the cataract. Thus, the effective viewing area is smaller, and the peripheral vision is reduced. Glaucoma is treated with eye drops, laser, or surgery. Retinal diseases are treated depending on the cause... ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for peripheral neuropathy in feet?

What are the best treatments for peripheral neuropathy in feet?

Many treatments: Unfortunately there are many treatments and best depends on what stage of neuropathy exists.See a doctor to help determine what is best for you. ...Read more

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Damage to optic nerve is 30 percent. With treatment how likely is it that in the future i will notice loss of peripheral vision in my sight?

Damage to optic nerve is 30 percent. With treatment how likely is it that in the future i will notice loss of peripheral vision in my sight?

Depends on cause: If you have a progressive disorder, which eludes treatment success, there is risk of added loss, but if this was an acute event, unlikely that you will experience peripheral involvement in near future. Talk to an ophthalmologist and get better informed of cause, future prognosis, and efficacy of various treatment.S. ...Read more

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I'm 58 recently diagnosed w/glaucoma & beginnings of peripheral vision loss. Please explain what aggressive treatment would mean for me?

I'm 58 recently diagnosed w/glaucoma & beginnings of peripheral vision loss. Please explain what aggressive treatment would mean for me?

Treatment: Of glaucoma is individualized. For each, a target pressure is set depending on the untreated pressure (usually 30% lower). Then the ophthalmologist adds treatment until this is reached. More aggressive treatment means setting a lower goal and closer follow up. ...Read more

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Peripheral Vision Worsening (Definition)

Peripheral vision deterioration is a symptom in which a person looking straight ahead, cannot see the areas to his left, his right, the top, or to the bottom. He only has vision in the central part of his "visual field". Peripheral vision deterioration can create a ...Read more


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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