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Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Tired: Eye strain and/or fatigue.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: A complete fable. However, if you have tired eyes from eye strain, your vision may become blurry until you give them so rest.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
35 years experience Family Medicine
Blurry : Problems with focus. See an ophthalmologist, check your refraction as well as eye muscle function.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rothman
42 years experience LASIK Surgery
Need eye exam: There are many things may be causing your vision to get blurry after reading. A visit with an eyecare professional is the best way to find out exactl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Zaidi
Dr. Ali Zaidi answered
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Not common: A posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is when the vitreous gel pulls away from the retina. The posterior aspect of the vitreous can be seen as a float ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Only if ....: Long term studies show that your daily dosage per body weight is the only factor predicting macular / retinal problems.The safe dose is 6.0 mg/kg. N ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Remington
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly presbyopia: The most common explanation would be presbyopia, or the need for near vision glasses. At your age i would expect you to need glasses for near or compu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kurt Andreason
22 years experience LASIK Surgery
Blurry cataract: See your surgeon. It could be postoperative swelling in the back of the eye, cells growing over the capsular membrane behind your new lens, glasses t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Glasses: You likely need glasses, but see an eye doctor to make sure this is the only problem you have with your eyes.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Questions: I have been wearing glasses for 65 years with changes in the lenses quite often. Your eye doctor MUST explain your concerns to you in great detail!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
See your eye doctor!: Vision loss that is worsening requires immediate attention. There could be problems occurring that cannot be remedied if too much time passes. The pos ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
LASIK question: Please see your eye doctor to determine the cause of your blurred vision, as there is obviously a cause - and virtually all causes have treatments. Y ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Ointments are viscous and therefore result in an uneven layer of fluid in front of the eye. This can blur vision for 5-30 minutes depending on the thi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: See your ophthalmologist to determine what is going on.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Blurred vision: Blurred vision is a very uncommon result of a conjunctivitis. If this occurs, it should be evaluated by a trained eye doctor.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Serious: These symptoms together are serious. There can be various causes, among them ms with optic neuritis. You need to get to an md who can get more inform ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Maybe: It depends on whether the lasik was meant to correct your distance vision or your near vision (some people do one each for each of their two eyes - th ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Campbell
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Need evaluation.: Sorry, but there is no way to give you any advice but to see a doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not typically: Older lasik tratments occasionally caused glare and halos at night (although not usually worse than what one would have experienced with contact lense ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Cornea swelling: Hazy vision can also be due to swelling or other problems on the cornea, which is where the contact lens sits. Agree that the first step is to stop we ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. A rigid gas permeable or hybrid contact lens will likely correct this issue. You should see your corneal surgeon to make sure something else is ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Dry eye: Your description sounds like dry eye and this should improve with artificial tear use.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Detachment: Not necessarily. These symptoms can occur with a retinal detachment and if the detachment is untreated there is loss of vision that ensues.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: New or worse floaters and/or flashing lights in one's vision requires an urgent dilated retinal exam. See you eye doctor.

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