Not knowing the extent of your anxiety, if something is really wrong, you should see an opthamologist. Spots can be caused by somethng called optical neuritis, which is inflammation of the optic nerve or it can be caused by a retinal tear, which can be serious...
if this is a constant, and does not come and go, it really should be looked at by a good eye MD or... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone!
I have this strange thing with my vision. If I look to the far right or left I see a spot... it's gray and somewhat translucent. This also happens when I look upwards. If I shake my head I can see the spots flickering.
This started when I was 25 and I'm now 34. I managed to live with it but now it's started to scare me as I think it may be getting slightly... (3 replies)
... A couple weeks.
The second prescription is a read from the eyeglasses that I got from the first prescription. Could the reading of the eyeglasses just be wrong? (2 replies)
... I would always trust an MD before an optomotrist, however, be aware that your prescription can change over just a few months. How far apart were these two prescriptions written?
You might want to call your opthamologist- ask them why it was so drastically a change from your other prescription. He may want to redo it...
Dont assume anything when it comes to your eyes! The... (2 replies)
... Would you trust the machine the opthamologist used to test my lens, or go with the prescription from the optometrist? ... (2 replies)
... Ill keep you informed of what the opthamologist says too. I really appreciate your interest in my diagnosis and I will try the cool and warm compresses as you suggested when It starts to act up again. ... (3 replies)
... vision disturbances without the headache. The vision distortion is caused by the brain, and is not a problem with the eyes themselves. That might explain why the opthamologist found no problem with your eyes. ... (4 replies)
... I tried searching it up but I cannot find one person on the Internet who has had this problem. I saw an opthamologist who did extensive testing and determined my eyes are fine. ... (4 replies)
... Hi there. It sounds like you may have just strained your eyes using the computer but you should see an eye doctor (a Opthamologist) to have your eyes checked to be sure.
There is no 'cure" for eye strain but it is usually advised that if you have to be in front of a computer for long periods of time that at least once an hour you get up and walk away for a good long... (2 replies)
... While experts have never proven that cell phone use is bad for the brain, I did watch a show that there is one neurologist that predicted it could cause some problems based on his knowledge of the brain.
The thing is, if you can tell a difference when you use your cell phone next to your ear, then you should stop doing it. Use your speaker phone.
Also, you might start out... (2 replies)
... 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!
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... 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?
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... 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)