An eye question for ER nurses (or anyone) - page 2
Hi, I am not an ER nurse, but I have a few questions... I'm a NICU nurse, so this is waayyy out of my knowledge base. My mom has been having a problem with one of her eyes. She saw some flashes... Read More
Aug 31, '02Joined: Aug '01; Posts: 892; Likes: 3I disagree. The webbing and when she stares at something to confirm she is actually seeing something are the differentiating symptoms .
She needs to be seen by a neurologist. She needs an MRI of the brain.
There are opthamologists who also have a neurology sub-specialty. And ofe of those would refer her for a neurology workup.
If she loses sight in one eye, tell her not to freak. It will come back.
Is the webbing more accurately described as geometric lines, (which is what a web is?) and the central field of vision is obscured with the web part around the central dark part?
Aug 31, '02Occupation: Level III NICU Specialty: NICU ; From: US ; Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 1,605; Likes: 929PRN Nurse
She didn't describe the webbing as geometric lines, more random-wavy-ish. She does also have a follow-up with an ophtho-neurologist in 2 weeks. And another ophthamologist appt is 6 weeks.