Sensation Of Something In Eye And Shadow Over Part Of Vision

Reviewed on 1/17/2023

The sensation of something in the eye can occur when there is damage to the eye or the presence of a foreign body lodged in the eye. A shadow over part of the vision can be related to trauma or injury including conditions that produce retinal detachment. The sudden onset of a shadow over part of the vision or difficulty with vision can be a sign of stroke. Seek immediate medical care for the sudden onset of disrupted vision. Always report worrisome symptoms to your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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