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Dad had temporary 'white out' of vision following daily eye drops & laser surgery to reduce pressure. Is this serious? What causes it?

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Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Have this checked

There are many possibilities for your dad's symptoms.
It is best that he discuss this with the surgeon who did his laser asap.

In brief: Have this checked

There are many possibilities for your dad's symptoms.
It is best that he discuss this with the surgeon who did his laser asap.
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
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Dr. Robert Patterson
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Visual White out

A brief or transient loss of vision, whether it is a blackout or white out, can be quite significant.
The differential diagnosis could be a special kind of migraine, seizure, or a significant condition involving the "blood supply" called amaurosis fujax. Transient visual loss can be due to a varied group of disorders, some can be benign and others dangerous. Get him back to his doc.

In brief: Visual White out

A brief or transient loss of vision, whether it is a blackout or white out, can be quite significant.
The differential diagnosis could be a special kind of migraine, seizure, or a significant condition involving the "blood supply" called amaurosis fujax. Transient visual loss can be due to a varied group of disorders, some can be benign and others dangerous. Get him back to his doc.
Dr. Robert Patterson
Dr. Robert Patterson
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