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Has Anyone Had Optic Neuritis or Are Able to Answer This?
« on: March 17, 2014, 07:24:25 PM »
If you've had it know from experience, or are knowledgable about the condition, I'd appreciate some clarification on this...

Does optical neuritis affect vision at all distances, or may it only make you near sighted or far sighted at first?
I've noticed I'm becoming near sighted. I have trouble reading a cable box clock from 15 feet... Anyone know the answer to this?
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Re: Has Anyone Had Optic Neuritis or Are Able to Answer This?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2014, 11:59:44 PM »
Ok, I know from my aunt who has MS, and my eye doctor about this. Typically you either lose vision completely (usually in one eye first), lose your ability to see color, and have bad pain when moving your eyes. My eyes always hurt when I move them too far to the side, so don't go trying to see if your eyes will hurt. I'm talking bad pain when you move them a little.

My aunt said it's very painful, and you can't mistake it for nearsightedness. It's totally different. Both my eye doctor and my aunt told me those three symptoms I mentioned. I have worried about optic neuritis before, as well, but not for MS related reasons. You need to stop thinking you have MS! You're so young.
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Re: Has Anyone Had Optic Neuritis or Are Able to Answer This?
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014, 06:06:41 AM »
YOU DON'T HAVE MS!!!

If you don't speak English I can write that in Spamish, French and Serbian as well.  :P
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Re: Has Anyone Had Optic Neuritis or Are Able to Answer This?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2014, 07:33:35 AM »
YOU DON'T HAVE MS!!!

If you don't speak English I can write that in Spamish, French and Serbian as well.  :P

I was....uh..... Asking for a friend! Lol.
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