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Dr. Simon Kimm
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Central Vision Deterioration (Definition)

Central vision deterioration or macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness in the United States. It is usually associated with second hand cigarette smoke There are also genetic diseases such as Leber's Dystrophy and Myopic Macular degeneration or deterioration that can lead to central vision loss. It's imperative that you see an ophthalmologist, ...Read more


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What can lead to blurred vision?

What can lead to blurred vision?

Blurred vision: Blurred vision is most likely due to: need for glasses/astigmatism; dry eye/unstable tear film ([email protected] has more info on how to help if this is issue: "Lid Hygiene"; cataract/lens changes; diabetes/change in blood sugar. See eyeMD to see which is cause. ...Read more

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Blurred vision (Tip)

Poor vision is a frequent contrbutor to falls and fractures in the elderly. ...See more

Dr. William Dieck Dr. Dieck
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Treating Poor Vision (Checklist)

Try a tablet or ebook reader for reading
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If you have cataracts, have them treated
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I am experiencing blurred vision?

I am  experiencing blurred vision?

Ophthalmologist: Get examined by an ophthalmologist. There are various causes of blurred vision of both eyes including uncontrolled diabetes. stroke, eye strain, transient ischemic attack. ...Read more

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What else could cause blurred vision?

What else could cause blurred vision?

Blurred vision: may have many causes. You can start at the tear film, then cornea, lens, the vitreous gel, retina, optic nerve and finally the brain. There are over 2 million parts that compose the eye and the visual system is very complex. A good eye examination will help determine the cause of your blurred vision. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Keep moving your body; avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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What can be done for blurred vision?

What can be done for  blurred vision?

It depends: It could be a simple as needing glasses or more serious. Please get an eye exam and have a great day! ...Read more

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What causes haloes and blurred vision?

What causes haloes and blurred vision?

Depends: Your age, past eye history and an exam would help with the answer. If you want a list: cataracts, acephalic migraines, refractive surgery, bad contact lenses, corneal edema, iritis, posterior capsule opacification are a few on the list. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Wieder Dr. Wieder
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Blurred vision (Tip)

Only drive if your vision is good enough, but try doing as many activities as possible. ...See more

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What are the causes for blurred vision?

What are the causes for blurred vision?

Too many: The causes of blurred vision are myriad. To refine the question: one of both eyes sudden of gradual associated with other symptoms like pain or redness. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why I have my blurred vision?

Can you tell me why I have my blurred vision?

Various: Is the blur recent or gradually oncoming over a long time? Is it one eye or both? Are there any other symptoms: pain, nausea, light flashes, floaters? As you can notice there are many possiblities depending upon the answer to these questions, check with your ophthalmologist to get the diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Blurred vision (Tip)

Don't or stop smokeling as this can reduce circulation to the eyes. ...See more

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Why is it that i keep getting blurred vision?

Why is it that i keep getting blurred vision?

Need exam: May be as simple as need for glasses. Need to rule out medical eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration. Get an exam. ...Read more

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I woke up and had blurred vision. Will it go away?

BLURRED VISION: Blurred vision can be due to so many causes and i will recommend you see a opthalmologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Blurred vision (Tip)

Improve your diet to be rich in anti-oxidants to support your eyes. ...See more

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What to do if contacts are causing blurred vision?

What to do if contacts are causing blurred vision?

See an eye doctor!: If contacts are causing bluriness, it could be very serious! a dirty or damaged contact lens can cause corneal ulcers. A poorly fitting contact may also do the same. Get it evaluated soon and stop wearing your contact until seen. ...Read more

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Could sudden blurred vision be only symptom of tia?

Possible: TIA can present as suddenly decreased vision ("curtain falling" or blurred vision). It can be in one eye or in both eyes (in which case it is usually only on one side of vision). Many other diseases can cause blurry vision - migraines, problems with the eye itself. ...Read more

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Dr. Keshab Paudel Dr. Paudel
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Blurred vision (Tip)

Please don't drive in the evening as it will get even worse due to glare. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Vision Loss In One Eye (Definition)

The definition of "legal blindness" is 20/200 or worse with glasses or contact lenses or a field of vision of less than 10 degrees looking straight ahead. Many people claim to be "legally blind" without glasses but can actually see fine with contacts or glasses. They would not be visually impaired or legally blind by state and Federal vision disability guidelines. IF any ...Read more


Blurry Vision And Eye Pain (Definition)

Blurry vision means vision is not clear: letters on 20/20 eye chart are not clear. Could be due to: need glasses, astigmatism; dry eye/tear film; cataract/lens changes; retinal, optic nerve, brain issue. Most common due to need for glasses or tear film issue. If also have eye pain, could be from dry eyes but have Pentacam to rule out narrow angle: see [email protected] ...Read more