fluctuating eyesight

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fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:45 am

I hope i got the spelling right, but given all the other problems folks with WED have, are there a large # of folks whose eyes are just nt right for no good reason?

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby ViewsAskew » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:12 am

No problems here - I mean I have crappy eyesight, but all fine with glasses.
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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby Polar Bear » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:06 am

No eyesight problems caused by WED.
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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:16 am

ty wishfull thinking i guess--my eye dr can't find a problem yet I can't see the clock 10 ft away

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:16 am

it's pissing me off since i rely so heavily on it for my work

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby badnights » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:37 am

you mean you can see the letters on the eye chart, but not the numbers on the clock? How big are the numbers compared with the letters on the eye chart? Is it dark where the clock is? Is it only hard to see at certain times of day?
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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:55 am

No i cannot see the eyechart either--but when i saw the dr it wasn't as bad and the dr couldn't see a problem. I thought the fact that i couldn't see was the problem. In any case he couldn't help the-- non problem---. I don't understand.

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby debbluebird » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:08 pm

Are you having headaches too? Slurred speech, numbness, sudden confusion, dizziness, trouble walking,sometimes it is a TIA, mini stroke. As well as blurred vision, double vision. Any of these, some of these.

But, lack of sleep can cause vision problems. That's probably the reason.

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:15 pm

likely the lack of sleep,
i have confusion,memory loss, and some headaches-(some skin numbness on one side of my face but it omes and goes--my dr doesn't seem concerned). I used to wonder about mini strokes--but the dr just doesn't seem worried---so i figured it's WED mixed with the really high bp

I just hate not knowing--it's creapy. I also don't want my dr thinking i'm a hypochondriac. Then i'd never get my wed meds. :(

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby badnights » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:40 am

It's depressing for doctors to not know how to fix things. When they get information about all the major and minor symptoms you experience, they have to try to sort it into relevant to a particular disease they know you have , or not relevant; possibly important or probably not; something they can fix, or something you just have to live with.

Sometimes there are 4 or 6 different things that could cause your symptom, but he won't mention any of them because none are life threatening and he is filled with other things that need fixing in you.

Sometimes we as patients have to do the sorting, or help with the sorting, by only bringing up the most important issues. That's walking a fine line, I realize - how are we to know that a minor but weird symptom is not the key to solving a major issue? Usually it's not. If I can live with it, it goes to the bottom of the list, and I ask about it only if I have time in the appt. I usually dont.
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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:40 am

I agree, turns out the high bp in my case can cause the eye problems---changes the shape of the veins in the eye or something. But I had to keep asking to find that out--not likely the problem in my case but still, the concept is the same--so is it part of the adrenal tumor thing? Who knows.

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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby badnights » Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:30 pm

crap. I hope it's not serious.
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Re: fluctuating eyesight

Postby rthom » Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:05 pm

Yah, bottom ine is, I just want to be able to see better again--demanding arn't I lol


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