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A 24-year-old member asked:

When reading a book or looking at my computer, my vision becomes cloudy and black. should i be worried?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Maybe: The blackness should be differentiated from blurring. True blackness is a different problem and should be addressed immediately. The blur is usually caused by glasses or dry eyes. These are usually easy to remedy by on ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
See an eye doctor: It is not uncommon for vision to blur when reading or staring at a computer for a long time. It is less common to have vision black out when performing these tasks. See an eye doctor soon to evaluate the cause of the diminished vision.
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