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Retina issues

Hi I just recently posted this issue in the eye care community forum,and was not sure if it would still be answered by a doctor so I am reposting here,sorry for any inconvienence....
I am hoping someone can give me an idea about what might be happening to my eye... In January 2011 I developed a blackish spot in my vision of my left eye,the spot is located between my central and peripheral vision.About a week later it turned into a greyish sort of enlarged blindspot, I later devolped another along the lower part of my vision and now seems to spreading a bit along the inner part of my vision(closest to my nose). Along with that I have alot of floaters and I also have flashing that runs along the lower and outter corner of my eyes(this occurs in both eyes). I have been to 2 retinal specialist,one said he saw hemmorages,and that my blind spot and flashing was from pvd. The second said that he saw no hemmorages,they must have healed and that I was not experiencing pvd. I was told to go to a neuro opthamalogist,I did,many appts,and did a few tests, and was told that they have know idea what is going on or what it is, so they said they are going to call it an enlarged blind spot, and they also have no idea why it is along my lower part of vision. I was told the full view erg and multi focal test I had done both confirmed there were some physiological changes with in my retina, and it was abnormal. Not sure what to do now, should I go to another retinal specialist with my test results? I'm worried that this is just going to keep progressing...Any ideas or suggestions?
Also just to add I also started seeing glittery type sparkling specs swirling in my vision at times....
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1573381 tn?1296147559
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Have you had an IVFA test?  What you describe could be multiple possible problems with wither the retina or the optic nerve.  I would see a university based retina specialist who would be less likely to miss rare or unusual diseases ("white dot syndromes," uveitis, etc).  If he/she can't figure it out, then see a university based neuro-ophthalmologist for more detailed testing.
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I've had some testing done,what is an IVFA? If that is where they inject the small amount of dye into your vein , then take pics of your eye,if soI have had one done in January,when the problem first occured. They only saw 3 hemmorages. I've scheduled for the retinal specialist,so we will see what happens.Thank you so much for answering.
1573381 tn?1296147559
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Yup, that was an IVFA.  Let's hope the retina specialist could give you more answers.  Let us know what happens.

HV
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OK,Thank you, and I will let yous know what answers I hopefully get.

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