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... o many opticians and opthamologists they would of picked up on macular degneration. She's been wearing glasses ever since and they work perfectly. There might be blind spots, but they're not black, she just can't see four lights on her visual field test which is in the top central area while using two eyes. ... (7 replies)
... I'm no expert on glaucoma, but it's my understanding that the central vision is the last to be affected. You said the visual field test revealed central blind spots. ... (7 replies)
... My Mum was diagnosed with glaucoma 7 years ago and ever since she's had to take eye drops at night. Only recently has the glaucoma started getting worse and she was sent to a glaucoma specialist a few months ago. ... (7 replies)

... That's good to know. It appears any vision deficit is in the peripheral area which is consistent with glaucoma. (7 replies)
... ses and from the pictures I've seen. She's known that for a while she's not been able to see that wide with one eye and it's been confirmed to be associated with glaucoma over a year ago. Although it might of just been us holding it wrong. So it looks like there's no distorted, blurred or wavy lines. ... (7 replies)
... Ok, I said I was no expert on glaucoma and the central vision thing was just a suggestion. ... (7 replies)
... Is there no one who can give us any advice? No one who's been through something similiar or has any experience on the subject. It's hard enough for me having to be supportive when I'm only 19, but I can't imagine what she's going through. She's terrified of losing her sight, and as she just turned 59 it's still a young age for that. Shouldn't the opthamologists have picked up... (7 replies)
... So sorry to hear that your visual loss is continuing. Since these seem to be peripheral, are your glaucoma pressures normal? ... (27 replies)
... Has glaucoma been ruled out as a cause of your problem? ... (27 replies)
... now my blind spots are covered in weird cloudy looking stuff, I can see some of my blood vessels when I blink, and my eyes sting when I'm trying to sleep. ... (9 replies)
... about five months. MRI and CT scan have ruled out anything neurological. But I'm still skeptical about my eye health. Is it possible that something serious like glaucoma could go undetected in an eye exam in which pressure is checked, pupils are dilated, etc.? ... (9 replies)
Glaucoma questions
May 24, 2009
... re not controlled to the point that prevents you from losing vision filtering bleb surgery will drop the pressure down to a very good level. The understanding of glaucoma is shifting and starting to be viewed as a blood flow problem to the optic nerve and less of an elevated pressure problem. ... (5 replies)
Glaucoma questions
May 22, 2009
... I understand that glaucoma can be tricky to treat, but are they going to run out of options soon? ... (5 replies)
... Anyone? We just want some answers. (7 replies)
... Hi all, I have some observations about my eyes and would like your opinion if they are normal. I am 19 years old male. Firstly, when I close my eyes, I can see some faint "patches" in my very peripheral vision, mainly in the upper part. Sometimes when I close my eyes hard, these patches flash a bit. They are more in the left eye. Secondly, when I look upwards on a white... (2 replies)
... A blind spot occurs where your optic nerve meets your eye. If it is normal, the nerve comes in straight on and it looks like a circle. ... (8 replies)
... Compression of the optic nerve in the orbit due to the swelling of the eye muscles can lead to visual loss, blind spots in the vision, loss of color vision, and swelling of the optic nerve. This can be an ophthalmic emergency and may take high dose steroids or surgery to reverse. ... (5 replies)
... Sorry, but the previous post from DJA has some terribly wrong information. Glaucoma is a disease of the nerve to the eye, called the optic nerve. The nerve is like a cable that connects the eyeball to the brain. ... (4 replies)
... s when I experienced my first floaters. He explained to me there is nothing that can be done to prevent or eliminate them. I, too, have the clear strings and spots in my field of vision as you have described. They're annoying, but I don't pay attention to them. ... (7 replies)

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