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I see like a kaleidoscope in my peripheral vision in both…

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I see like a kaleidoscope in my peripheral vision in both eyes. This is not this first time this has happened. What causes this.

Doctor's Assistant: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?

Vision is aging am 62. Haven't had eye check up in a while

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Nothing I can think of

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Eye
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Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 6 months ago
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Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 6 months ago

There are a number of possible causes: when was your last exam by an opthalmologist

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
it has been quite a while
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I am 62 and rely on cheaters to be able to read small print and computer. at 175 now
Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 6 months ago

What might cause this:

Brain problems [seizure disorder, rare].

Glaucoma

Retinal detachment

Astigmatism

Cataracts

Other problems.

Some of these are serious, see your eye doctor immediately.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thank you.
Eye Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 6 months ago

Anytime

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