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Hello everyone. I'm brand new to this site and very happy to have found it. I'm 33 and suffered a minor stroke on 9th January 2017. It left me with a visual field defect on my lower left side. After reporting it to the doctor/ DVLA my driving licence was quickly revoked. I was diagnosed with a minor stroke following an MRI. Investigations into the cause of the stroke found a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in my heart (a hole) and this was closed on 18th December 2017. I've had no other symptoms other than my vision issues and I've been able to go about my life a
LEFT SCOTOMA PERIPHERAL FIELD VISION LOSS (DVLA) 19 year old male, 6 months ago car accident, TBI, brain hemorrhage, 6 hours Neuro surgery GCS 4! Only now left some damage to right occipital lobe AND right optic nerve. 100% cognitive recovery and vision has vastly improved, no double vision. Using both eyes has 20/20 acuity and central vision even up to DVLA driving standards. But on the left peripheral he has a scotoma (blind spot) both eyes about 20-30 degrees left of central vision so although does NOT affect daily life it does affect field vision tests for driving and that's when it