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5,735 Possible Causes for Loss of Vision, Scleromalacia Perforans, Unilateral Blindness

  • Scleromalacia

    Scleromalacia perforans is a form of advanced scleromalacia .[] Scleromalacia perforans is a serious eye condition that can result in loss of vision.[] Treatment of Scleromalacia Perforans The usual treatment of Scleromalacia Perforans includes the use of both the topical and systemic medications.[]

  • Secondary Glaucoma

    A 35-year-old one eyed female, a known case of scleromalacia perforans, presented with raised intraocular pressure on maximum medical treatment.[] Initial observation for growth and judiciously timed surgical intervention prevented progression, loss of vision, and potentially the loss of the eye.[] The other 7 eyes underwent filtration surgery and 3 of them had permanent loss of vision caused by disastrous complications after the surgery.[]

  • Scleral Staphyloma

    Scleromalacia Perforans from long-standing bulbar conjunctival Rhinosporidiosis.[] But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision.[] Rheumatoid arthritis is the disease most commonly associated with scleromalacia perforans and with bilateral scleritis.[]

  • Glaucoma

    The disease is responsible for one in ten cases of visual impairment.[] Vision loss begins with peripheral or side vision.[] Glaucoma can damage the optic nerve and cause loss of vision or blindness.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Occlusion of the Ophthalmic Artery

    Ophthalmic artery occlusion as a cause of such unexpected vision loss has not been documented in literature.[] Unilateral blindness occurring during anaesthesia for neurosurgical operations. AMA Arch Ophthalmol 1954; 52: 819-30. 6.[] , and in case of unilateral involvement, to save the other eye.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Temporal Arteritis

    blindness; shares many of the symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica Applies To Cranial arteritis Horton's disease Temporal arteritis ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing[] If a patient presents with vision loss, IV methylprednisolone at 250 mg every 6 hours for 3 days is indicated to attempt to halt further vision loss in the involved eye and[] blindness.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Optic Nerve Infarction

    Abstract We describe a case of acute and total loss of vision after lower lid blepharoplasty. This major complication followed minor cosmetic surgery.[] Unilateral blindness occurring during anesthesia for neurosurgical operations. AMA Arch Ophthalmol 1954;52:819–30.[] By day 30, the patient developed orbital apex syndrome and vision loss in the left eye.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Retinal Arterial Branch Occlusion

    […] due to the occlusion itself) Calling your health care provider Call your health care provider if you have sudden blurring or vision loss.[] Symptoms: In central retinal artery occlusion, the patient generally complains of sudden, painless unilateral blindness.[] Central retinal artery occlusions cause sudden, acute, and painless loss of vision in one eye.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    Visually impaired diabetics have specific needs to be addresses in the low vision examination.[] Many community organizations and agencies offer information about low vision counseling, training, and other special services for people with visual impairments.[] Laser can reduce vision loss if caught in time. Vision loss caused by macular edema responds well to magnification.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Cataract

    A cataract does not need to be removed just because it is present; there needs to be a visual impairment present to warrant surgery.[] Many community organizations and agencies offer information about low vision counseling, training, and other special services for people with visual impairments.[] The visual impairment is not corrected by glasses.[]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans

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