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what can cause blurry vision in the dark?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Many things: Blurry vision in the dark can be due to any cause of decreased vision especially retinal or optic nerve disease. See an eye doctor.

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Do drusen cause vision loss in advanced dry amd?

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Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Maybe: There are different types of drusen. Soft drusen are thought to be the biggest risk for vision loss. They can lead to large areas of retinal loss with "dry" macular degeneration, or for reasons that have yet to be fully understood, lead to a break in the foundation layer of the retina and allow blood vessels to grow and destroy the retina-termed "wet" macualr degeneration.
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Following retinal detachment surgery, my central vision is now pinched. Will this improve over time?

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Maybe: If the macula was involved, the prognosis is guarded. Since the macula is the most sensitive part of the central vision it is essential to treat retinal detachments quickly.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of dizziness and tunnel vision/temporary loss of vision?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Blood pressure: The most frequent symptoms of low blood pressure can be dizziness and temporary loss of side vision (closing in). Be sure to have this checked out first with a simple blood pressure test.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to have temporary double vision in one eye?

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Dr. Robert Chang
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Probably: If temporary and does not recur, double vision in one eye is usually due to a tear film issue that is corrected with blinking or artificial tears. If only one eye but more constant, then could be astigmatism, cataract, epiretinal membrane, or some other monocular cause.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Does sudden blurry vision mean that you will be blind later in life?

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Dr. Richard Rosen
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
No: Sudden blur can result from migraine headaches, momentary low blood pressure, high blood pressure, or other causes. If such episodes recur they need prompt medical evaluation but do not necessarily represent risk of permanent vision loss.

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