62 year old female healthy, low blood pressure, no health issues, no meds and yearly eye doctor apts. has experienced in the past few months, just waking up, vision in one eye is blac, or gray for aprox 30 seconds then is clear. Any ideas?
Probably not a big deal but you need to see an ophthalmologist right away and your primary care doctor as well and get a basic work-up for Amaurosis Fugax. If you have jaw ache, headaches, scalp tenderness, recent unintended weight loss, or general malaise, you need to tell the ophthalmologist. They should run some basic tests to rule out Giant Cell or Temporal Arteritis first (ESR and CRP blood tests) and then if that is normal check your heart and carotic arteries in your neck with ultrasound tests as well as a full eye exam to look for problems. Don't delay.
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