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Can a Stroke cause Loss of Vision? or is Partial Blindness

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i had cataract surgery 3 months ago. two days after surgery i noticed that i had lost some of my periphal vision....example........a 20% solar eclipse.......that's what i see.....the outer side of my eye is black.....i went to a retinologist...it's not retinal detachment......the opt. that did the surgery said that it was a shadow, and it would go away in about a month...that was 3 months ago.......i have looked all over the web...i cannot find anything that could be the answer.......all i can think of, is that maybe it was a stroke....can anyone help...........thank you


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replied April 26th, 2006
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You can ask for an answer to this question from the ophthalmologist who performed the operation. A stroke can cause vision loss... but this is confirmed with a CT-scan of the head.
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