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By Retina & Vitreous of Louisiana
November 25, 2020
Category: Eye Health
Tags: Vision Loss  

Vision loss, also known as visual impairment, has several causes. Common ones include retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and other dangerous eye health conditions. Our doctors at Retina & Vitreous of Louisiana, encourage patients to put eye health at the top of their list to manage vision and avoid long-term problems. If it's been a while since you've checked the status of your eyesight, please schedule a consultation with Dr. John Couvillion, Dr. Barbara Noguchi, Dr. Robert Mason or Dr. Jorge Jimenez in our Baton Rouge, LA office, to address potential abnormalities.

Signs & Symptoms of Vision Loss

To quickly improve eye health and avoid visual impairment, contact Retina & Vitreous of Louisiana if you experience:

  • Blind spots
  • Double-vision
  • Itchy, scratchy eyes
  • Excessive teariness
  • Abnormal pupil size
  • Peripheral vision loss
  • No visual response to light

When to Visit an Ophthalmologist

If you experience total or near-total blindness, Dr. John Couvillion, Dr. Barbara Noguchi, Dr. Robert Mason and Dr. Jorge Jimenez request that Baton Rouge, LA, patients visit Retina & Vitreous of Louisiana immediately. Partial vision loss is sometimes the result of migraine headaches, which can also be a cause for concern. During your consultation, our skilled professionals will help you reach an accurate diagnosis for your vision loss and develop a treatment plan that restores eye function and best suits your needs.

Eye health should be a top priority, and patients should receive annual checkups to ensure that everything is in order. At Retina & Vitreous of Louisiana, our doctors keep yours in the best shape so you can make the most of interpersonal relationships, mobility, independence, and general happiness. To learn more about eye health and other services provided in our Baton Rouge, LA, office, visit our website. For appointment scheduling with Dr. John Couvillion, Dr. Barbara Noguchi, Dr. Robert Mason or Dr Jorge Jimenez, please call (225) 768-8833.