What are symptoms of vision loss?

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Vision loss is the slow or sudden decline of vision. While you may have had perfect vision, you begin to notice that over time you cannot see as well.
Symptoms of vision loss may include blurry vision, difficulty seeing up close or far away, seeing halos on lights, seeing floaters or spots in your field of vision, sensitivity to sunlight or bright light, an inability to see at nighttime or difficulty seeing at dark, wiggly lines in the field of vision, blacked spots in the central vision, watery eyes, crusty eyes, flashes of light, or loss of side (peripheral) vision).
Some types of vision loss are preventable with an early diagnosis and treatment. That’s why regular eye exams are important so your doctor can catch problems early when treatment works best.

 
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