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CONDITIONS

ConditionDescription
AnisocoriaAnisocoria means that the pupil in the right eye and left eye are not the same size.
Anterior Ischemic Optic NeuropathyMost patients with AION notice a sudden disturbance in their vision.
BlepharospasmBlepharospasm is a condition in which uncontrolled blinking, squeezing, and eyelid closure occur in both eyes.
DrusenDrusen are yellow deposits under the retina. Patients usually have no symptoms and do not notice any problem with their vision.
Dry Eye SyndromeItching, burning, a scratchy sensation, a sensation that there is sand or grit in the eye, or intermittent blurring of the vision can all be symptoms of “dry eyes”
Hemifacial SpasmThe patient with Hemifacial spasm experiences involuntary contractions, called “spasms,” of the muscles on one side of the face.
Homonymous HemianopiaHomonymous hemianopia refers to a condition in which a person can see only to one side, the left or right.
Microvascular Cranial Nerve PalsyMicrovascular cranial nerve palsy can cause weakness in one or more muscles. If the eyes aren't moving together the patient will experience blurred or double vision.
MigraineA migraine is a very painful type of headache. During migraines, people may experience nausea and vomiting as well as light and sound sensitivity.
Multiple SclerosisMultiple sclerosis (MS) is a nervous system disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.
Myasthenia GravisThe most common symptoms of Myasthenia gravis relate to weakness of the muscles that lift up the lid (ptosis) or move the eyes (double vision).
Optic Nerve GliomaOptic nerve gliomas are tumors that grow in various parts of the brain. Symptoms may include: eyes may bulge outward; squinting; vision loss in one or both eyes.
Optic NeuritisThe most common symptom of optic neuritis is sudden decrease in vision (blurred vision, dark vision, dim vision or simply loss of vision in the center or part or all of the visual field.)
Pituitary TumorsPatients with pituitary tumors often have no symptoms at all. Pituitary tumors may cause dim, dark, or blurred vision.
Pseudotumor CerebriThe most common symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri are headache and visual loss.
Thyroid OrbitopathyPatients with thyroid orbitopathy often notice blurred or double vision.