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Will I Be Able To Lead A Normal Life With Only One Eye
Yes: I have many patients in my practice that lead totally normal lives using only one eye. If you have lost your vision recently, you probably feel very off balance, and activities requiring intensive rapid eye use like driving will be difficult. But the brain is a remarkably adaptive organ... In no time, using only one eye will feel normal to you. Wear safety glasses when doing risky work though! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Facial asymmetry which can give the appearace you describe is common. If this is new, then please see an ophthalmologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: But only slightly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Asymmetry: Vision quite commonly is different between the eyes without corrective measures to make it symmetric. This becomes quite obvious when reviewing your eyeglass prescription. Just to be safe, if you R stating that your vision in 1 eye is newly changed from the other, then certainly an examination to rule-out problems is important. There are diagnoses that each eye may have that result in diff. visi ...Read more
Lid retraction: The most common cause for this is an overacting thyroid gland. Blood tests can resolve this diagnosis quickly. ...Read more
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