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temporary blindness in the morning

Hi,
My daughter that is 3.5 years old, complains since a month that she can't see in the morning.
I saw an eye specialist last week, and he said everything is fine.
I remember she fell on her head a couple of months ago, I wonder if that could be the reason.
I will see a neurologist this afternoon.
Could the bright light in the room in the morning be the reason?
Summer starts here in our country, and early in the morning we have sunshine in the room, so I wondered if that could be the case.
I am very worried, its not nice if your kid goes in a panic in the morning telling you she cant see...
I hope its nothing serious.
Thanks and kind regards
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Hopefully your child saw an Eye MD ophthalmologist and not a non-MD non-physician optometrist. If it was an optom suggest you ask your pediatrician to refer you to an ophthalmologist. No its not likely to be the sunshine. Blurred vision in the morning but not later on suggests a cornea problem like cornea edema or exposure keratitis.

Hope the neuro exam goes well

JCH MD
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Dear Doctor Hagan,
thanks a lot!
Yes it was an ophtalmologist.
The neurologist want me to do a CT Scan. Unfortunately, I read that lots of medical advise is to avoid a CT Scan with toddlers and kids. My kid is fine, very advanced for her age, and besides that problem she is perfect. So I am not sure about the CT Scan. He can do another test to follow her brainfunction, but he was only prepared to do this after this year, so I have decided I am not at all happy with his advise and way of working, so I will try to find an older, more experienced neurologist.
Thanks for your advise, I ll discuss this again with my opthalmologist.
Kind regards,
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Good luck. Ask about the two conditions I listed.
JCH MD
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