... You really should get yourself to an opthamologist. A medical doctor of the eyes, not an optometrist who makes glasses.
This an be absolutely nothing, or it can be a sign that you have torn your retina or scratched your cornea; either way it should be checked out as a detached retina can cause major problems.
I hope its nothing!
MSNik (1 replies)
... a third surgery because of a retinal detachment. It has now been three months since the RD surgery and my vision has not improved and may be getting worse. My Opthamologist had nothing to say about it and my next appointment with him is in three months. I will see my Retinologist in early December. ... (0 replies)
... I would suggest making an appt. with an opthamologist.
Doesn't sound serious.
Good luck. (3 replies)
... Looking for the best Opthamologist in Central New Jersey. ... (3 replies)
... I wear glasses and can't see far away. My left eye is bothering and I need to see a doctor. I think something is wrong. Am I better off seeing a opthamologist or optometrist? ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with blepharitis by an opthamologist about 2-3 years ago, and since then it has only gotten worse after multiple visits.
At this point I think I understand the condition better than this doctor so I'm ready to get a second opinion... thanks. (0 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. I am only 25 but I am rather concerned and will make an appointment Monday to get my eyes checked and hopefully have dialation done. My... (2 replies)
... My mom has advanced glaucoma and has been doctoring in south carolina for the past year. We have relocated to Monroe New Jersey and I am looking for a good opthamologist to continue her care. Can anyone help? ... (1 replies)
... who is the best opthamologist (3 replies)
... n my eyes wide to feel better, but then the pressure sensation gets worse. I've been to neurologists, neurosurgeons, lyme doc, etc. Would it be worth seeing an opthamologist for this to see if there is anything behind my eyes doing this? ... (1 replies)
... How would I go about seeing an opthamologist? Do you have to see a general practitioner first and get a referral or can you make an appointment directly with the opthamologist?
Thanks (1 replies)
... I am disabled and on ssi and medicaid I am having vision problems and want to find out if medicaid covers a visit to an opthamologist? (3 replies)
... I was wondering if there are certain conditions that a opthamologist could miss and a retinal specialist catch? ... (1 replies)
... A specialist...either optometrist or opthamologist will help explain and give you a good baseline as to where your eye health is at this time. ... (6 replies)
... I just posted about my issues and hope you find some help as well. Maybe our floaters are caused by dry eyes. But what made our eyes dry? I've never worn contacts. So far I've been too stubborn to see an opthamologist. I won't use steroid drops or much of anything they would recommend. I'm going to give my eyes a chance to improve by drinking herbal infusions and increasing... (7 replies)
... but should be checked out. If you havent seen an opthamologist in the past few months, please consider making an appointment. ... (3 replies)
... Last week opthamologist checked my vision and all was good. My pressure was a bit high so I had to go back and get an optic nerve scan and field vision test. ... (1 replies)
... Only a good opthamologist can dx this. ... (1 replies)
... Vision loss is a possiblity but not a guarantee. You wouldnt know for sure if you were having it. They do a test called a vision field test, which picks up minute areas where the eye is not seeing well. Trust me, you wouldnt know if it was happening. My last VFT showed 15% loss in my left eye peripherally...I had no idea! I can see "fine".
It may not be optical neuritis.... (6 replies)
... 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)