Can floaters be neurological? White spots in the field of vision, called vitreous opacities or floaters, may be associated with worse neurological symptoms in people with Gaucher disease type 3, according to a small study that recommends comprehensive eye examinations for these patients.
What vision problems are associated with MS? A common visual symptom of MS is optic neuritis — inflammation of the optic (vision) nerve. Optic neuritis usually occurs in one eye and may cause aching pain with eye movement, blurred vision, dim vision, or loss of color vision. For example, the color red may appear washed out or gray.
Can you tell if you have MS from an eye exam? When your optometrist detects optic nerve inflammation, that can indicate a diagnosis of MS. Patients with MS often also have double vision, blurred vision, or report pain when moving their eyes.
Can MS cause black spots in vision? Optic Neuritis
Frequently, it is the first symptom of MS. Optic neuritis may result in blurring or graying of vision, or rarely, blindness in 1 eye. A dark spot may also occur in the center of the visual field.