6,062 Possible Causes for Loss of Vision

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    […] extraocular movements Decreased vision Papilledema Changes in mental status Other neurologic findings Epiglottitis Direct visualization is the best way to confirm the diagnosis[emedicine.medscape.com] […] extraocular movements, or impaired vision.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients must be monitored for respiratory fatigue, visually and with continuous pulse oximetry.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Papilledema

    Damage to the optic nerve from papilledema can result in reduced vision, reduced color vision, and visual field loss.(4) Since some children and adults with hydrocephalus[hydroassoc.org] This ocular condition can be asymptomatic, however symptoms can include headaches in the early stages, blurring of vision, transient periods of vision loss, inability to see[visionsourcenw.com] Other symptoms include visual changes (blurred vision, transient visual obscurations, double vision).[racgp.org.au]

  • Iritis

    This condition, known as sympathetic ophthalmia , can result in severe vision loss in both eyes and requires prompt medical attention.[healthcommunities.com] Uveitis in the vitreous, retina or choroid usually causes painless floaters or vision loss. The eye itself usually looks normal. How is uveitis treated?[eyecenters.com] Sir, We describe a patient with signs of partial third nerve palsy, severe iritis, and loss of vision due to essential thrombocytosis.[nature.com]

  • Optic Atrophy

    Low Vision Management Magnification at both distance and near with the use of low vision devices must be considered for the patients with reduced visual acuity due to optic[slideshare.net] Unfortunately vision loss caused by optic atrophy cannot be reversed.[visioneyeinstitute.com.au] loss, typically in a school-aged child (4-6 years of age), with potential for progressive vision loss later in life (30-50%) Distribution of visual acuity: 40% are 20/60[eyerounds.org]

  • Usher Syndrome Type I

    […] of hearing loss, vision loss, and or balance problems your doctor may suspect Usher syndrome.[verywell.com] They experience a gradual loss of hearing and vision and may or may not have balance difficulties. Normal vision vs.[us.optelec.com] Usher syndrome (USH) is characterized by hearing loss or deafness at birth and progressive vision loss, and is the most common cause of inherited dual sensory deficit.[sciencedaily.com]

  • Macular Degeneration

    Now a larger number of patients will receive transplants to determine whether the cells work to slow or reverse vision loss i.e. whether they have efficacy, with Phase II[mvrf.org] impairment.[vision-research.eu] […] in visual acuity.[theguardian.com]

  • Optic Neuritis

    Loss of color vision Total loss of vision Treatment of Vision Conditions of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment for vision problems associated with multiple sclerosis may vary depending[brandywineeye.com] loss of vision.[rnib.org.uk] Visual acuity and visual field testing need to be run in order to gauge the exact nature of the impairment.[beaumontvision.com]

  • Retinal Detachment

    If not treated immediately, a retinal detachment can cause permanent vision loss. A retinal detachment is a medical emergency.[omnieyeatlanta.com] Loss of peripheral vision If you are experiencing any of these signs, it is important that you seek medical attention as soon as possible to prevent irreversible vision loss[bettervisionguide.com] Retinal detachment leaves retinal cells deprived of oxygen, so the longer the retina and choroid remain separated, the greater the risk of permanent vision loss in the affected[crownvisioncenter.com]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    RP is characterised by the progressive loss of photoreceptor cells and peripheral vision and is associated with night-vision difficulties.[bionicvision.org.au] This can lead to ‘tunnel vision’ Less commonly,in some cases of RP, people can experience: Loss of central vision you might find it difficult reading print or carrying out[rnib.org.uk] Combination of Hearing and Vision Loss Hearing impairment occurs frequently in RP patients.[lowvision.org]

  • Glaucoma

    You may not notice any difference in your vision because glaucoma affects your peripheral vision (also known as your side vision) first.[rnib.org.uk] If it is not treated, glaucoma can lead to visual loss and even to total loss of vision (severe sight impairment.)[patient.info] Visual fields tests measure side or peripheral vision. Glaucoma causes loss of peripheral or side vision before central vision.[coopereyecare.com]

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