Vision Loss After Stroke – Online Assessment What Symptoms Should I Look out For? People who had a stroke often feel there is something wrong, but are not sure what it is. Ask the following questions:Do you feel clumsy and insecure in unfamiliar places? Yes No Do you need to turn your head to see things on your side? Yes No Do you become exhausted or annoyed when reading? Yes No Do you frequently develop headaches when concentrating, i.e., watching TV, reading, playing cards? Yes No Do you have difficulties recognizing familiar people? Yes No Is your balance stable? Yes No Do you feel that things are not where you think they are in the room? Yes No Is vision sometimes blurred? Yes No Does bright light irritate you? Yes No Any of these may signal some degree of vision loss, and we recommend you consult an optometrist for a thorough eye exam.