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Vision in my left eye has become jagged and fuzzy around the outer edge


The vision in my left eye has become jagged and fuzzy around the outer edge, what could be the cause?

Answer Written answer:

This can be due to a migraine ora but would only last a short time, up to about 30 minutes. If it is present permenantly then there may be a issue within the eye, specificially with the retina, so this should be examined as soon as possible by having an eye test. 

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Optician's Biography

Simon Kay BSc(Hons) MCOptom has been a qualified Optometrist for over 35 years, and has a vast experience of almost all aspects of optometry. He joined Specsavers Opticians in 1993 first in Liverpool and for 15 years as a director of Lancaster and Morecambe. He served on many panels and committees whilst a director, including those responsible for IT design and professional advancement. He was regional chairman of the North West directors of Specsavers for over 12 years and as such was involved in almost all aspects of optometry on a business and professional level. He has been involved on the Local Optical Committee for many years and is currently Vice Chairman in his area.
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