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Slow pupil response in left eye.

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kyria Thu 04-Apr-13 11:11:12

Hi guys,
Ive had some eye pain over the last few months, ive seen optrician and they took photes etc., and said it all looks fine, but because my random eye pain is still ongoing I decided to go to doctor.
She has told me that my left eye is more slower to react to light than my right eye, she said she isnt worried and wants me to see the eye doctor at hospital just to get it checked.

Although she told me she isnt worried, I am, Ive come home here a total nervous wreck, think im on the verge of a panic attack. I cant stop googling and it isnt helping me, just confusing and panicking me more.
Have any of you ladies had anything like this before with your eyes.

Thanks for any help or replies.
Kyria.

Orangerevel Thu 04-Apr-13 16:21:23

My DS has this. I noticed it when he was a baby. Opticians have always said not to worry. He also saw a specialist to have this confirmed. He has perfect eyesight and is now 17. Try not to worry.

barleysugar Thu 04-Apr-13 16:28:54

It sounds like Adies Tonic Pupil.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adie_syndrome

kyria Thu 04-Apr-13 16:32:03

Orangerevel, thankyou for reply.
My daughter has it too, it was picked up by a random eye test.
As far as I know Ive never been told I have this problem with eye tests, I think its just come out of the blue. Everytime I google I cant see anything really positive, just eye diseases...Ive just come home as had to go out, I have calmed down and will have to put things into perspective, doc wasnt that worried otherwise she would have given me emergency appt...keep that thought in my head, otherwise im gonna have a sleepless night tonight, and tomorrow my eyes will be very painful.
Thankyou again for reply, I appreciate it x

kyria Thu 04-Apr-13 16:32:41

barleysugar, ive never heard of that...gonna google now..

kyria Thu 04-Apr-13 16:39:21

Barleysugar, that was very interesting, especially as it said about it being auto immune, I have an underactive thyroid. so maybe there is a link with this.. Thankyou for your help x

barleysugar Thu 04-Apr-13 21:59:18

You're welcome. Good luck.

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