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Aura during hypoglycemia

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by glenk, May 17, 2018.

  1. Contralto

    Contralto Other · Expert

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    Hard to explain, Imagine a sea of different shaped metallic things - cubes, rectangular or other sided objects, stuck together or separately, sometimes sized according to Fibonacci sequencing or other sequencing according to size, all reflective but not equally, some like stainless steel, some aluminum, some a kind of reflective blue, making a kind of frame around what you can see, blurring toward their edges toward the vision center where you can see, in an oval shape.

    If I close my eyes, the fractals are still there, sometimes across the whole field of vision, but they begin to fade and if I wait, resting, I can see clearly after they have gone. If I do not wait, sometimes there are dark spot on the field of vision. Sometimes in patterns like real fractals. Hard to parse while essentially blinded in those areas taken over . I have a few eye problems which may contribute to this occurring, Fuchs Dystrophy, diabetic macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts.
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    I am interested in your comments seeing has I have just discovered I have very slight age related macular degeneration in the right eye. Please, how is that differentiated from diabetic macular disease?
    thanks
    D.

     
  3. Contralto

    Contralto Other · Expert

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    I am having a hard time figuring out that as well. Here are the best known booklets on the eye disorders in the US. If you want to own them , they are expensive, but if you click on the bars in the following, you can read them for free. When you figure out the differences, please educate me forsooth because my mind blureth:

    http://westcoastretina.com/patient-education.html
     
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