Problems With Vision

Welcome to this Guide about problems with vision. We're sorry you're having this problem!

Please keep in mind that this information cannot replace a face-to-face evaluation with your own health care provider. It is meant to provide helpful information while you are awaiting further evaluation or to supplement what you may have already learned after evaluation with your doctors.

Are you having any eye pain or eye discharge?

Yes, I have one of these symptoms.

No, I have no eye pain or discharge.

Before you are asked a series of questions about the details of your symptoms, it is important to determine whether you have a condition that warrants immediate, urgent or emergency care. For example, a sudden loss of or change in vision deserves prompt evaluation by your doctor.

Have you noticed the sudden onset of any of these symptoms:

  • vision loss

  • seeing double (or double vision)

  • the feeling of a shade over the eye

  • lights are surrounded by halos

  • light sensitivity?

Yes, I am experiencing one or more of these symptoms.

No, I have not noticed any of those symptoms.

Although your vision may be normal now, have you experienced episodes of vision loss in one eye, even briefly, more than once?

Yes, I have lost vision temporarily more than once before.

No, I have not lost vision temporarily more than once before.

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