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My eye doctor didn’t find Solar damage but I still have central blurriness?
I have residual blurriness following Monday’s Solar Eclipse. My eye doctor did not find any signs of damage… why do I still have central blurring in my right eye?.

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You need to see an Eye MD ophthalmologist, you need your eyes dilated, you need a test called Amsler grid and you need a Macular OCT. That is the way our practice set up for the post eclipse eye injuries. I suspect you did not have all those tests. So get in to an Eye MD and ask for those tests.
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Thank you Dr. Hagan! My doctor administered these tests, but it sounds like minor damage can only be determined through my own eyes, sort of speak.
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177275 tn?1438375244
Okay. Read about the Amsler Grid test and print out a grid if you don't have one and test daily. Most cases of mile solar maculopathy get better with time.  If its getting worse a re-examination is in order.
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Just so you know an optometrist can do these same tests. Additionally, solar maculopathy can take a few days to see any signs of damage that could be seen ophthalmoscopically or detected with an oct regardless if you see an optometrist or opthalmologist (MD or DO).
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