A Stroke Can Affect Your Vision

Did you know that a stroke can cause difficulty speaking and walking, but can also cause peripheral vision loss and double vision?   The peripheral vision test above shows a loss on the right side, which points to a stroke on the left side.   A stroke can cause problems with processing of visual input, including neglect,Continue reading “A Stroke Can Affect Your Vision”

When an Eye Exam Uncovers a Tumor

Did you know that an eye exam can uncover a serious medical condition that requires immediate treatment?   I had a patient come in for his annual exam, reporting that his vision had been gradually getting worse. Peripheral vision testing uncovered a defect in both eyes, which is usually caused by a mass compressing the opticContinue reading “When an Eye Exam Uncovers a Tumor”