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Why Is My Vision In My Eye Suddenly Changing
64 y.O. Female. With transient 3-5 minutes) vision change: vibrating, black zigzag lines, glowing around periphery of both eyes. Not blurred x 3?
Most likely migraine: Visual events described as wavy, zigzag, saw toothed, jagged, scintillating, often are a result of a migrainal event that has stimulated the visual path in the brain. They may or may not be associated with headache, nausea, vomiting or other associated symptoms. To be sure see your eye md for an exam to make sure it isn't a retinal issue. ...Read more
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Is it normal for my eye colour to change from brown to blue literally overnight? Never had eye problems and my vision is fine, 32yo male
No: It's not normal for eye color to change "over night". Eye injury (Iris trauma), retained intraocular foreign body (metallic), Fuch's heterochromic iridocyclitis (inflammatory condition of eye with one light colored Iris), medication (Prostaglandin analogues for glaucoma cause darkening of Iris), viral (simplex, zoster) are some of the causes, but should be supported by history & examination. ...Read more
What causes the iris color (brown) on the left side to look as if its spreading into the whites of my eyes? I have no vision changes? Should I be concern
Eye pigment: Can you post a photo? It would be most helpful? Most likely not a concern. Some folks get some pigment deposit on the white of the eye. Rarely is this a concern, but as with issues like this, seeing it for the provider is very important to help make a correct diagnosis and inform you correctly. ...Read more
Not really: The patch of course blocks the vision in the eye covered but does not change the condition of the underlying eye. Patching is used in infants and children to force an increase in vision in the open eye to prevent a condition called amblyopia. But such an effect is not seen in adults. ...Read more
Not usually: Internally ingested meds usually affect both eyes. Topically if only one eye is treated, obviously yes. ...Read more
ALL OF THEM CAN: And will do it over time.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm worried about my eyes, my right eye seems bigger that the other one, and I noticed it like 3 weeks ago. But my vision is fine no changes.
Exophthalmos?: Hi. Unilateral exophthalmos (eye sticking out) and/or proptosis (eyelid retracted) can be a manifestation of a thyroid disease called Graves' disease, or other tumors or infiltrative conditions behind the eyeball. Please see an ophthalmologist (MD who diagnoses and treats eye diseases...different than an optometrist, who prescribes glasses). ...Read more
Flashes at corners of eye for the last two three days, once or twice a day. Pain at the back of the head. No blurry or change in vision. Diagnosis?
Sudden change in eye vision.. feels like vision is centered and that the further the sides is less seen. What possible causes to what just happened?
No: Eyes do the best to work well in all the conditions presented. Peering through a scope for continuous periods might be fatiguing but not harmful. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a prosthetic eye changed and replaced with a real eye that will have vision.
No: Unfortunately once an eye has been lost, it cannot be replaced with a real eye. ...Read more
Is change in vision a symptom if severe dry eye? I notice for months my eye sight has not been the same some days they are very clear. .
Dry eyes: Can cause blurry vision. Often, the patient will also notice some other symptoms as well. These include burning, foreign body sensation, redness, excess tearing, etc. It's easy to try a course of artificial tears several times a day for a couple of weeks to see if your symptoms improve. If not, then you should see an ophthalmologist to evaluate this further. ...Read more
What are the signs or symptoms of a detached cornea? Does it always affect vision or pain? Any change to the way the eye looks? 1 of my eyes looks odd
?: You cannot have a detached cornea. If you have had, what is called, a lamellar corneal transplant, you could have a detachment of the tissue inside the eye. If you have not had prior corneal surgery, then what you suggest is not possible. See an ophthalmologist for an exam if your eye "looks odd". ...Read more
I put 1herbal eye drop in my eyes 3months back, used for 3days. Then I saw changes in vision. I see brighter glow aroud the lights, what is the remedy?
Stop drops!: First, stop the drops. You may have swelling of the cornea. Make an appointment with an eye doctor. ...Read more
I saw eye dr. 2 years ago, said vision was good. Can vision change from that to needing glasses in 2 years even if I haven't strained or read too much?
Yes: Just continued growth and maturation of eyes can bring about nearsightedness and need for prescription. See your eye md. ...Read more
Recently I noticed a change in my vision. I have astigmatism & have worse vision in my right eye than in my left. But recently I have been feeling that I can't see out of my right eye, even though I can. What's going on?
Yes: Vision improvement can occur with dietary changes regarding metabolic and hormonal balance. And, vision improvement can occur with the addition of consistent engagement of the 3 forms of exercise: Cardiovascular, Weight Bearing/Resistance and Calming, every day for at least 30 - 45 minutes. ...Read more
Headaches everyday. Vision changes, mostly at night. Feels like I'm going cross eyed when I look ahead. What could be causing it?
If I've had a spealist look at my eyes & dyalight them to check for pressure or vision loss this was not even a mth ago can thangs change that fast?
Yes: There are acute things, such as infections and autoimmune diseases, that can attack relatively quickly. If you have a sudden change in vision, go get your vision checked again! ...Read more
Vision changes in last six months, vision starts okay in the am then gets very blurry throughout the day. Eye doc says eyes are fine, use lubricating?
I've gotten weird headaches for several years (5 or 6?). My eyes start to hurt & my vision blurs. They hurt & burn until they start fighting to close. Sleep helps correct it. I wear reading glasses & my RX hasn't changed. What's wrong with my eyes?
I have less color in right eye, decreased night vision, palinopsia, and other vision changes. What are possible causes?
Sometimes I have eye pain in, around and/or behind eye. Comes & goes and effects both eyes. My vision doesn't change. Worried about Optic Neuritis.
Just curious...: Why you are concerned specifically about optic neuritis? A female in her mid twenties might worry about this, for example, if there is a family history of MS or another CNS disorder. Maybe if you have a personal history of diabetes you are concerned about visual complications? In any event, ON is typically painless, and usually there are problems with vision. Pain should be evaluated by your PCP. ...Read more
High IOP and put on Lumigan since 2009. Field vision normal. Recently spike in right eye (21/22) with a haemorrhage. Changed to Xalacom. Is it safe?
Yes: Xalacom is a combination medication that should be more effective than Lumigan alone. Another method is to add a second medication like timolol used in the AM and stay on Lumigan in the PM. Precautions with timolol is that as a beta blocker, it can trigger bronchial spasm or slow the heart rate in susceptible people. Make sure you tell your ophthalmologist about any other medical conditions. ...Read more