Medical Science: COVID-19 Vaccine - Should I Worry About my Vision

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Covid-19 Vaccines, just like Covid, have become part of our modern vernacular, as are warnings of side-effects, rare or otherwise, which have recently included the possibility of loss of vision and in extreme cases blindness.

If you listen to the radio, you will be hearing ads about boosters or updated COVID vaccines. But unlike with drug ads, there is no long list of rare side effects, or advice to “call your doctor if….”


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One rare side effect of COVID vaccines is blindness or loss of vision. This could result from damage to the artery that supplies the eyeball, or from damage to the optic nerve, somewhat like what is seen in the optic neuritis that may occur in multiple sclerosis (MS). The graphic illustrates the process in Guillain Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disease that damages other nerves (also rarely associated with vaccines as well as with viral diseases). (Click on link to view animation.)

You definitely need to call your doctor immediately (and be examined) if you develop blurred vision, blind spots, visual field cuts, or sudden loss of vision. Prompt treatment with steroids may save your vision.


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We do not know whether repeated injections increase the risk, or whether doctors will consider a transient episode a contraindication to future doses.

For further information:

Blinded by COVID Vaccination” by Peter McCullough, M.D.

 

Jane M. Orient, M.D. obtained her undergraduate degrees in chemistry and mathematics from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and her M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1974. She completed an internal medicine residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital and University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals and then became an Instructor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and a staff physician at the Tucson Veterans Administration Hospital. She has been in solo private practice since 1981 and has served as Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) since 1989.


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She is currently president of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness. She is the author of YOUR Doctor Is Not In: Healthy Skepticism about National Healthcare, and the second through fifth editions of Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis published by Wolters Kluwer. She authored books for school children, Professor Klugimkopf's Old-Fashioned English Grammar and Professor Klugimkopf's Spelling Method, published by Robinson Books, and coauthored two novels published as Kindle books, Neomorts and Moonshine. 


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More than 100 of her papers have been published in the scientific and popular literature on a variety of subjects including risk assessment, natural and technological hazards and non-hazards, and medical economics and ethics. She is the editor of AAPS News, the Doctors for Disaster Preparedness Newsletter, and Civil Defense Perspectives, and is the managing editor of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

If you would like to discuss these issues, contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jane M. Orient, M.D., Executive Director, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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