Sudden loss of vision

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this rarely happens but i few times ive had an instance where my vision goes completely black while my eyes are open. once this happens i blink and my eye sight is back.

i also have severe anxiety and panic. ive never passed out, only been light headed. ive been checkout with blood work and have Ct scans and everything comes back clean. i cannot help but worry if this is something terrible. has anyone experienced this??

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    Get your eyes might have high eye pressure...This happened me a few times, not a complete blindness, but there was 2 blind spots, in the centre of my eyes,I could see around them, this lasted for a minute or so, it could also be silent migraines, vision problems, but no pain...I get very scared when it happens....x

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      Hi. I get silent migraines regularly. I'll be looking at something when part of it isn't there, it appears with both eyes, then the zig zag flashing light starts, at first small then gets larger until finally disappears out to the side and out of vision, no headache. However last November an again last month I experienced something different and frightening. In one eye only, some kind of dark shapes obscured my vision. When I closed my eyes it was white shapes. When I reopened them it was still there and dark again. I could see around the obscure. This lasted a few minutes. Yours is the only time I have read something similar. I'm hoping/wondering if it's a type of migraine. I have a scleral buckle on my other eye for a detached retina, so I know that this isn't the same as the shadow I saw with that.

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