... There is a condition known as Optical Neuritis, which affects your peripheral vision (looking to the sides of your eyes). It can affect only one eye.
This is not something a regular optomotrist would be able to see, but a good eye exam with a medical eye doctor (Opthamologist) would be able to see behind your eyes, with dialation. It can come on quickly and is painful.Just... (6 replies)
... This is the second time this has happend. My daughter's left eye is completely dialated, while her right is normal. They both respond to light normally, but her left eye is always dialated more. ... (4 replies)
... I recently has an eye exam with my Optometrist and got new disposable contacts in Janurary. I decided not to do the eye dialation. Anyway, lately I have had an increase in eye floaters and I believe I have been seeing some flashing light. ... (2 replies)
... I share your anxiety about having anyone put drops in my eyes, or that puff of air thing they do to check the pressure. Sometimes I'm able to convince them to let me put the drops in myself, but other times they won't because of liability.
The anti-dialation drops really burn my eyes (probably because my eyes are so dry), so I prefer not to have them. But I had to be really... (8 replies)
... when you look into my eye with bright light. Drusen will make the results of the field vision test off so that explains it. ... (1 replies)
... The reason I ask is because when they use the dialation drops, they are better able to find abnormalties or diseases that might be missed with the regular exam. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I don't think the radiation from computer monitors would be high enough to do any damage to the eyes, dialated or not. You may just notice floaters you have always had due to the increased amount of light allowed into the eye, due to the dialation.
May help to adjust the monitors brightness, so it doesn't bother so much. (8 replies)
... area in my left eye when I first woke up, but by now, it's pretty well gone! Weird stuff! ... (12 replies)
... Just had major eye surgery on right eye 9 days ago. Pupil dialation in uneven from the left eye. Doctor says eye looks like its healing well but says nothing about dialation problems. Is it normal for the pupil to have dialation problems during recovery from surgery? ... (4 replies)
... I am experiencing strange eye problems. my opthamologist has no clue what is going on. I've had a full eye exam, with dialation to check for retenal detachment and everything came back normal. Plus I've also had normal neurologic tests last year including an MRI. ... (1 replies)
... Last month at my eye appointment, my eye doctor did a dialation of my pupils and found three black spots in my eye. Has anyone heard of this or know anything about it? ... (0 replies)
... I am 52 and had cataract surgery for my left eye, 2 weeks ago. I experienced something similar to this immediately following the surgery, but once the dialation wore off, the shimmering lights were gone. While I'm happy wth the results, I have another issue and am wondering if anyone else has experienced this. ... (5 replies)
... the surgery eye and my good eye. I asked if she could please only do the surgery eye, as that is the only eye I was having questions on and I did not want to risk additional unnecessary chemicals in my good eye. The technician told me that her Retina Sp. ... (7 replies)
... ERM ILM peel. My surgeon did OCT and full exam with dialation drops at 1 month post surgery and wants to do another at 4 months post surgery. ... (7 replies)
... years later in one eye, but never the symtoms of the light strings. I have hope that the symtoms may dissipate as the right has. Wondering if you have had any eye trauma that could have caused your similar situation. ... (16 replies)
... r I went to. I had vision clouding in the left ..He said my eyes were physically fine and all that he could find was some pigment flecking...and slightly slower dialation in that eye. I wasn't even aware of the colorblindness until he did the little book and number test...of which I could still see partial color at that time... ... (8 replies)
... I went for a routine eye exam yesterday. Near the end of the exam the doc seemed a bit concerned while looking into the back of my eyes while I was under dialation. ... (1 replies)
... vision. Her eye will not dialate. Took 3 attemps last eye visit no dialation so doctor could not see inside. ... (0 replies)
... Ok so... I've been having some trouble with my eyes lately.
It started more than a month ago, I got sensitivity to light... but my doctor said it's related to the "recovery" stage of my mono. (It also happened when I start experiencing my other symptoms) I've been really run down from the mono the past month and 2 weeks. So about 2 weeks ago, I start seeing floaters... more... (6 replies)
... He said I might see floaters for a time after this, and of course, the eye will be blurred from the dialation today, and I go back in 2 weeks. I will deal with the glasses stuff after that. It will probably change things, having this. ... (21 replies)