Acute / Sudden change in vision

Sudden changes in eyesight can be due to a wide variety of conditions. Some are relatively minor and yet others are important to diagnose and treat.

Enquire about Acute / Sudden change in vision at one of our London Clinics

Sudden changes in vision can occur due to:

  • Corneal trauma, abrasions and ulcers
  • An acute rise in eye pressure / glaucoma
  • Inflammation
  • Impairment of blood flow / Inflammation to the Optic nerve
  • Acute retinal diseases or a retinal detachment
  • A sudden bleed or haemorrhage in the eye (Vitreous or Retinal haemorrhage)
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke (Cerebral Vascular Accident)

If you have experienced a sudden change in vision with or without pain, it is advisable to seek help quickly.