359 Possible Causes for Loss of Vision in USA

  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
    Loss of Vision

    However, optic atrophy leads to permanent loss of vision. … Central retinal artery occlusions cause sudden, acute, and painless loss of vision in one eye. … Some patients report having experienced periods of transient loss of vision, a condition referred to as amaurosis fugax.[1] [2]

  • Cortical Blindness
    Loss of Vision

    loss, whereas CVI implies a partial vision loss. … The condition may result in permanent or temporary vision loss. … In patients with acquired cortical blindness, a permanent complete loss of vision is rare.[3] [4]

  • Optic Neuritis
    Loss of Vision

    Some patients may have normal central vision with complaints of loss of peripheral vision to one side in the superior or inferior fields. … Major symptoms are sudden loss of vision (partial or complete), sudden blurred or "foggy" vision, and pain on movement of the affected eye. … Contrast sensitivity and color vision: Both reduced, sometimes more severely than the loss of visual acuity.[5] [6]

  • Retrobulbar Neuritis

    Major symptoms are sudden loss of vision (partial or complete), sudden blurred or "foggy" vision, and pain on movement of the affected eye. … Partial, transient vision loss (lasting less than one hour) can be an indication of early onset multiple sclerosis. … blurred Vision), episodes of "disturbed/blackened" rather than blurry indicate moderate stage and require immediate medical attention to prevent further loss of vision.[7]

  • Retinal Artery Occlusion

    complete loss of vision. … Transient non-arteritic RAO is associated with transient monocular visual loss and has a good prognosis for regaining vision. … Retinal artery occlusion is characterized by sudden, painless, monocular loss of vision, most often due to an embolus occluding the central retinal artery or its branches.[8]

  • Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy

    Eyes are affected causing rapid, involuntary eye movement, eyes that look in same direction and gradually loss of vision. … Visual disturbances are same as seen in classical neuroaxonal dystrophy like nystagmus, squints and gradually optic atrophy and ultimately loss of vision. … The nerve endings responsible for carrying message to other parts of body are affected causing a progressive loss of vision and of physical and mental skills.[9] [10]

  • Neuromyelitis Optica

    Loss of color vision. … Loss of color vision. … Loss of color vision or a 'washed out' appearence of the colors.[11] [12]

  • Vitreous Floaters

    In this context, the sudden appearance of multiple floaters should prompt a more detailed examination as well as repeated light flashes, partial or even complete loss of vision … Certain pathological conditions associated with the sudden appearance of multiple floaters require urgent treatment to avoid permanent partial or complete loss of vision. … Of note, the sudden appearance of multiple floaters, repeated flashes, partial or complete loss of vision as well as eye pain may be warning signals for the above-mentioned … [13]

  • Hypertensive Retinopathy

    Hypertensive retinopathy is characterized by headache, blurred vision or loss of vision.  … Most patients are asymptomatic although some may present with headaches, blurred vision or loss of vision. … Combined with diabetes mellitus, hypertension greatly raises the risk of vision loss.[14] [15]

  • Endophthalmitis
    Loss of Vision

    Endophthalmitis is usually accompanied by severe pain, loss of vision, and redness of the conjunctiva and the underlying episclera. … It is a possible complication of all intraocular surgeries, particularly cataract surgery, with possible loss of vision and the eye itself. … Decreased visual acuity, eye pain, eyelid edema, ocular discharge, inability to visualize the fundus and hypopyon are typical signs, while the loss of red fundus reflex, light … [16] [17]

Loss of Vision

Blindness is the absence or severe loss of vision.

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  1. Central Retinal Artery Occlusion, Symptoma
  2. Central retinal artery occlusion, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Cortical Blindness, Symptoma
  4. Cortical blindness, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Optic Neuritis, Symptoma
  6. Optic neuritis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Optic neuritis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Retinal Artery Occlusion, Symptoma
  9. Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy, Symptoma
  10. Infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  11. Neuromyelitis Optica, Symptoma
  12. Neuromyelitis optica, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  13. Vitreous Floaters, Symptoma
  14. Hypertensive Retinopathy, Symptoma
  15. Hypertensive retinopathy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  16. Endophthalmitis, Symptoma
  17. Endophthalmitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0