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Pam. My vision in my left eye looks as if I'm looking

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Customer: Pam. My vision in my left eye looks as if I'm looking through ripples of water
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I woke up to make breakfast and noticed it. It's mostly in the lower left field of vision
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Customer: it's actually in both my eyes, but worse in the left. I'm 48 and wear readers
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 11 months ago.

Hello

This symptom is typical of inflammation of the retina.

This can be from many causes.

It can also be a symptoms of retinal detachment.

Even glaucoma.

Have an immediate exam.

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