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What would cause sudden distorted vision like gray spot?

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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Ophthalmology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Many possible causes

A sudden change or reduction in vision is an urgent problem which should be promptly evaluated by an eye md.
There are a number of possible causes, from macular degeneration, other retinal conditions, blood vessel problems, optic nerve conditions, or even simple "floaters" which can cause this symptom. Have it checked promptly.

In brief: Many possible causes

A sudden change or reduction in vision is an urgent problem which should be promptly evaluated by an eye md.
There are a number of possible causes, from macular degeneration, other retinal conditions, blood vessel problems, optic nerve conditions, or even simple "floaters" which can cause this symptom. Have it checked promptly.
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
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Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends - see a doc!

Sudden distortion of vision can be due to many things including migraine, stroke, vitreous or retinal problems.
The only way to determine which is by seeing an eye doctor for a dilated eye exam. If you notice any associated symptoms like numbness, tingling, troubles with speech, swallowing, bad headache, you should seek immediate attention. Otherwise, see an eye doctor!

In brief: Depends - see a doc!

Sudden distortion of vision can be due to many things including migraine, stroke, vitreous or retinal problems.
The only way to determine which is by seeing an eye doctor for a dilated eye exam. If you notice any associated symptoms like numbness, tingling, troubles with speech, swallowing, bad headache, you should seek immediate attention. Otherwise, see an eye doctor!
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