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Dr. James, Board Certified Ophthalmologist
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why is there loss of partial vision inone eye like a half

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why is there loss of partial vision inone eye like a half moon eclipse
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 5 years ago.

Dr. James :

Hello.

Dr. James :

How is your vision now?

Customer:

no change

Dr. James :

any pain?

Dr. James :

when did this happen?

Customer:

about one hour ago with no pain

Customer:

one hour ago with no pain

Dr. James :

Thank you.

Dr. James :

There are two reasons this could happen.

Dr. James :

The first is a mini-stroke of the optic nerve.

Dr. James :

The second is a retinal detachment.

Dr. James :

Do you have an ophthalmologist you see on a regular basis?

Customer:

yes

Dr. James :

I recommend you call your ophthalmologist after hours.

Dr. James :

if it is a retinal detachment, it should be diagnosed promptly.

Customer:

should I go to emergency

Dr. James :

If your ophthalmologist is not available, there is likely someone who is on call for him.

Dr. James :

i would try your ophthalmologist first and talk to him on the phone.

Customer:

okay thank you. I have history of Ca of lung . Is this a concern?

Dr. James :

less of a concern for your current symptoms.

Dr. James :

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Customer:

thank you

Dr. James :

You are very welcome.

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