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My vision suddenly impaired by blind spots and reduced peripheral when looking at things close up

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 15, 2014
  • 06:12 PM

I just got in from playing street hockey with my kids, nothing strenuous they're 11 and 7 :)
When I came in to do some work I sat at my laptop and I couldn't focus on the screen or the keyboard. I already have some blurred vision when trying to read close up (getting to that age you know), but this was different.
I had these small blind spots where I could not see (I don't mean out of focus, I mean cannot see) some of my keys on my keyboard or screen. I could not type and look at the keys at the same time because I would miss with my finger - such a surreal feeling.
And in the corners of my eyes I was seeing a pulsating motion that reminded me of ceiling fans running in the near distance just spinning over and over. Or kind of like a stream flowing on both sides.

I'm okay now. It lasted about 20 minutes. I didn't have any other symptoms like a headache or anything. I'm not overweight, 50 yo, I eat pretty well, could be more active I suppose. But overall, not a bad specimen. Does anyone have an idea what this could have been?

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  • I had the exact same thing down to the "ceiling fan" thing happen today - did you ever figure out what the problem was??
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