My vision was affected by a stroke, will it improve?

Some people may see some improvement in their vision up to four months following a stroke. This is will depend on where the damage in your brain has happened as well as the type of stroke you had and other existing health problems.

Unfortunately for many people, especially those with loss of visual field, sight loss may be permanent.

We have produced a factsheet on eye conditions related to strokes:

For further information and advice about your eyes and strokes and other eye condtions please contact our Helpline on:

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