Losing my vision?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Maria77
New Member


Date Joined Aug 2014
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 8/8/2014 11:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everybody,

I'm an SLE patient, my disease is currently inactive. Suddenly I started to lose the vision in both of my eyes, to different extents. The optometrists I consulted and who diagnosed my eyes were probably as conclusive as they can be, but the diagnosis seems to be somewhat uncertain to me, so I decided to share a summary of the findings, hoping that somebody can comment on them.

In my right eye, the membrane between the vitreous and the fundus is split. Bleeding is visible behind the membrane, which hides the fundus, but the papilla is somewhat visible. My vision is completely blurry on this eye.

The vision is much better in my left eye, but it shows the symptoms of retinoschizis: vitreoretinal adhesion and traction. Bleeding is also visible behind the vitreos.

Has anybody in this forum experienced anything similar?

Thank you,
Maria

couchtater
Elite Member


Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 14475
   Posted 8/9/2014 12:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Sorry, I haven't had that, but they say lupus will attack any organ.

I have early catracts though.
Joy
Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma, Asthma, Hypothyriodism, Sleep Apnea, OA, Depression, Allergies, and benign familia tremors

When life throws you lemons....
Pick them up and throw them right back at them! :))

omega
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 610
   Posted 8/9/2014 10:06 AM (GMT -6)   
Agree with Joy. Google "lupus affect eyes" and you will find loads of info.

I would advise to consult your rhumty.
DX SLE 1988; APS (Antiphospholipid Syndrome); High-Blood Pressure; levothyrodicine 75 mg; Cellcept 1500 mg; Warfarin; Calcium, Folic Acid 5 mg; Simvastin; Candesartan 4 mg; multi-vitamin
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, September 20, 2018 11:23 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,005,328 posts in 329,217 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161771 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Sandy1222.
270 Guest(s), 4 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
TiitFromEstonia, TheSunEone, Hoagie, Sandy1222