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Was the vision completely gone....like a grey cloud? Did it come and go with blinking?
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yes , for 3 min my vision was gone
It sounds like you had something called amaurosis fugax
no did not come and go with a blink
Amaurosis fugax is the transient loss of vision in one eye. It has many causes and, in the early 1990's, a study called the Amaurosis Fugax Study Group defined and grouped them to help with diagnosis and treatment of this problem.
What can cause AF? It can be due to an embolism, problems with the blood, problems with the eye itself or, sometimes due to no cause we can figure out (idiopathic). I would be happy to go through all the different diagnostic possibilities in each of these categories but I don't think that is the best use of your time.....you need to know what to do.
AF is a symptom that something serious is wrong. It can be a warning that you are heading toward a dangerous vascular event such as a TIA, stroke or even death. It is important for you to see your ophthalmologist and possibly your internal medicine physician ASAP. What will they do? A complete history and physical, a complete eye examination, maybe a fluorescein angiogram of your retina, laboratory tests, possibly ultrasound of your carotid arteries or an CT/MRI of your head.
Treatment depends on what is found on the above workup.
I can not stress enough the need for you to be seen for a complete exam as soon as possible.
Does this make sense to you?
yes , could be blood pressure
Yes, if you have bad problems with BP that could be a contributing factor
but i am only 26 years old ,at my age could i have blood pressure
yes. It is true that you are very young for the above conditions, but when your vision just "turns off" for three minutes it is nothing to ignore. Maybe next time it will not turn back on.....
Even though you are young I still believe it is important for you to get in to see an ophthalmologist ASAP. If you call them and tell them what happened I bet that they will "squeeze" you into the schedule quickly.
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I guess you have stepped away from your computer.
i thank you .very much.