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My 45 year old sister is obese. She is experiencing sudden vision problems. Will she need to have a surgery?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on cause
If obese, can have vascular issues and resultant vision changes, or idiopathic intracranial hypertension (commonly with transient visual obscurations), or vision changes associated with diabetes, etc.

In brief: Depends on cause
If obese, can have vascular issues and resultant vision changes, or idiopathic intracranial hypertension (commonly with transient visual obscurations), or vision changes associated with diabetes, etc.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Obesity w/vision los
Another factor to consider is pituitary adenomas as a cause of both obesity and vision loss.

In brief: Obesity w/vision los
Another factor to consider is pituitary adenomas as a cause of both obesity and vision loss.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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