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what is with distorted vision?

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Dr. Avi Bitton
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Eye exam necessary: Can be from many possible causes - listing them would be of no help to you - a comprehensive exam by your ophthalmologist is needed, especially to determine if there is a treatable condition.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is distorted vision due to drugs?

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Dr. Daniel Wachtel
Ophthalmology 59 years experience
Among other causes Y: Many "drugs" (ie, pharmaceuticals as well as "recreational drugs") can alter vision... Some temporarily, some permanently. These "side effects" are among the issues physicians need to consider when prescribing medications to patients, but also people thinking about "using" street drugs should be aware that there may be serious side effects as a result of their behavior.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What dose distorted vision look like ?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Depends on the cause: Most common would be wavyness, or bending of straight objects!
A 35-year-old member asked:

What causes blurred/distorted vision?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What can cause distorted vision?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What is distorted peripheral vision?

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Dr. Thomas Wolf
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Migraine??: The big issue is whether it is a transient or permanent problem. Regardless, a full exam with visual field testing should help you sort out the possible cause. Migraine is most common transient type. In elderly patients you also have to assess for insufficient ocular blood flow (amarosis).

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