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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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I am 18 yrs old and I have been gradually losing vision throughout the past years. I also have eye pain, what could this mean?

I am 18 yrs old and I have been gradually losing vision throughout the past years. I also have eye pain, what could this mean?

See an eye doctor: It could be many things. You must see an eye doctor, sooner rather than later, so decipher what this could be. ...Read more

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I spend hours in my phone its like my life. All of a sudden I got ghost vision only things I don't pay attention too and eye pain when im tired.

Ghost: Your eyes may be drying out...Try some artificial tears like theratears or systane...You may have some accommodative spasm from staring at the phone so much-- take a break every 30 minutes and look far away for 30 seconds.... ...Read more

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Help! I'm having extreme eye pain/ blurred vision?

Help! I'm having extreme eye pain/ blurred vision?

Pain: Could be many things. You need to see an eye specialist. Could be corneal abrasion, ulcer, infection, uveitis, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Blurry vision and eye pain?

What is the definition or description of: Blurry vision and eye pain?

Blurry vision: 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 eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com or consult with us. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about blurry vision and eye pain?

How much should I worry about blurry vision and eye pain?

Get seen soon: Eye pain and blurred vision are considered an ophthalmic emergency. Do not wait to be seen. Go to your eye doctor or emergency room immediately if you are experiencing vision loss and pain. ...Read more

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I started getting blurry vision and eye pain a couple of days ago. Will I be back to normal by next week?

I started getting blurry vision and eye pain a couple of days ago. Will I be back to normal by next week?

Not likley: This could be nothing or sign of a serious disease even life threatening. See an ophthalmologist or go to the er immediately. ...Read more

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My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get blurry vision and eye pain? Is he right?

My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get blurry vision and eye pain? Is he right?

Get Checked: Your vision is irreplaceable. You could be symptoms of an impending visual crisis. You need the pressure checked in your eyes and a full eye examination with dilation so they can be looked into completely. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have eye pain in, around and/or behind eye. Comes & goes and effects both eyes. My vision doesn't change. Worried about Optic Neuritis.

Sometimes I have eye pain in, around and/or behind eye. Comes & goes and effects both eyes. My vision doesn't change. Worried about Optic Neuritis.

Just curious...: Why you are concerned specifically about optic neuritis? A female in her mid twenties might worry about this, for example, if there is a family history of MS or another CNS disorder. Maybe if you have a personal history of diabetes you are concerned about visual complications? In any event, ON is typically painless, and usually there are problems with vision. Pain should be evaluated by your PCP. ...Read more

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Difference sinusitis eye pain vs emergency eye pain? Lots of press. Eye socket heavy nhurts. Dr.says normal. Vision is mostlysame. Howlong to expect?

Difference sinusitis eye pain vs emergency eye pain? Lots of press. Eye socket heavy nhurts. Dr.says normal. Vision is mostlysame. Howlong to expect?

Sinusitis: Sinusitis causes congestion, headache, toothache sensation, post orbital pain, fever but vision not affected. Migraine headaches and ocular emergencies e.g vein occlusion or tears usually have vision changes ...Read more

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My father was almost blind in his last days of life. He had some sort of painful eye disease that exacerbated every now and then. I am feeling right eye pain and decreased in vision. What should I do?

My father was almost blind in his last days of life. He had some sort of painful eye disease that exacerbated every now and then. I am feeling right eye pain and decreased in vision. What should I do?

Eye pain: First of all make an appointment to see an ophthalmologist. This will provide you with a comprehensive baseline examination. I see that you are diabetic. You should behaving exams annually. Diseases your dad had don't necessarily mean you will get them too, but just in case of your genetic connection, it is even more important to have an exam earlier because of your pain ; vision change. ...Read more

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Experiencing left eye pain and blurry vision. Nothing seems to be wrong with my eye, what could it be?

Experiencing left eye pain and blurry vision. Nothing seems to be wrong with my eye, what could it be?

Dry eye treatment: Your description sounds like dry eye. Initial treatment is frequent artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses a few times a day, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, you should see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Will blurry vision and eye pain kill me or make me blind?

Will blurry vision and eye pain kill me or make me blind?

Unlikely: Most causes of blurry vision are instrinsic to the eye and are not part of a lethal systemic disease so death is not likely. Depending upon the cause, and more likely if there is pain, you may have a condition which can impair the vision. You should seek the attention of your ophthalmologist to determine this. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with blurry vision and eye pain?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with blurry vision and eye pain?

Yes: If you are asking if these are frequent reasons for someone to see an ophthalmologist, then yes. The pain and the blurred vision may or may not be associated, and a complete eye exam can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Poss for symps of glaucoma 1 week, then not for 3 weeks? Had naus, vom, headache + severe eye pain - now he jus has cloudy vision that wasn't there b4.

Poss for symps of glaucoma 1 week, then not for 3 weeks? Had naus, vom, headache + severe eye pain - now he jus has cloudy vision that wasn't there b4.

Yes possible: With these symptoms, he should be evaluated asap by an eye md for cause or causes of his eye pain. Yes it could be acute glaucoma. Also ocular inflammatory disease can result in his symptoms. He needs treatment to save eye sight. ...Read more

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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for blurry vision and eye pain?

Yes: Anything that is not normal needs to be evaluated. You shouldn't have eye pain and blurry vision. ...Read more

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Causes of sensitivity to light, blurred vision and eye pain and pressure?

Causes of sensitivity to light, blurred vision and eye pain and pressure?

Should be evaluated: High pressure, inflammation (iritis), and infection can all cause these symptoms. All can threaten vision if not treated promptly. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get frequent sinus pain, headaches, eye pain, blurry vision?

Yes: It is not uncommon to have sinus pain from sinus disease or sinus congestion. However, it is persistent or if there is fever and neurological symptoms such as headaches or visual problems it should be checked out. You want to make certain that there is not the development of a sinus abscess or worse a brain abscess. You should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing eye pain (side: right). The following also describe me: Cloudy or blurred vision and Eye swelling. What should I do?

I am experiencing eye pain (side: right). The following also describe me: Cloudy or blurred vision and Eye swelling. What should I do?

Eye pain: Eye Pain & Blurry vision can be due to: dry eyes (most common) {from a variety of causes, mgd, blepharitis}, need for new glasses (refractive error;induced myopia); diabetes, headaches/ migraines; conjunctivalchalasis; rare issues (increased intracranial pressure/ papilledema, etc. Consult with us to help you get better faster. More info at eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more

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I am experiencing eye pain (side: deep eye pain, right) (quality: deep eye pain), change in vision, vision loss (quality: peripheral vision loss)...

I am experiencing eye pain (side: deep eye pain, right) (quality: deep eye pain), change in vision, vision loss (quality: peripheral vision loss)...

This sounds like a: Medical emergency. You need to be seen and evaluated as quickly as possible. Call your eye doctor or go to an emergency facility as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I suffer from blured vision eye pain headaches loss of balance and I am unable to understand people I also experience a strange taste on my mouth alot?

I suffer from blured vision eye pain headaches loss of balance and I am unable to understand people I also experience a strange taste on my mouth alot?

See Dr ASAP: I do not know how old you are or how long you have had these symptoms, but they are disconcerting for some underlying neurological issue. See you Dr. Asap and even a neurologist as you need to be properly evaluated and diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Eye pain 1 week, burning can't keep open, no itch, no discharge, vision change, woke up with bruise and swelling on eyelid?

Eye pain 1 week, burning can't keep open, no itch, no discharge, vision change, woke up with bruise and swelling on eyelid?

Ophthalmologist: Because you are experiencing vision changes and significant pain you should be seen in person by an ophthalmologist. There are multiple possible causes that need to be looked for through a detailed exam. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a really bad headache on the left side causing eye pain and blurred vision...and my left cheek feels numb. What could it be?

I have a really bad headache on the left side causing eye pain and blurred vision...and my left cheek feels numb. What could it be?

Headache +: This is not the symptom for a run of the mill headache, and most doctors would want you do have more testing to help answer your question. It is a good idea to get a visit with a doctor face to face for this. ...Read more

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Eye watering, light sensitivity, eye pain, periodic blurry vision that clears while blinking. All remises if I lay down and close eyes, ideas.

See ophthalmologist: There are a number of conditions that can cause tearing, eye pain and photophobia. One of the more serious of these conditions is a corneal abrasion. Another is an infection of the cornea. While the cause of
your symptoms may not be one of the above it's important to see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Migraines, mini-stroke 5-6 yrs ago, right eye pain, vision problems & hearing problems. Told developed complex migraines. Could it be something else?

Migraines, mini-stroke 5-6 yrs ago, right eye pain, vision problems & hearing problems. Told developed complex migraines. Could it be something else?

Possible: If migraine is associated with stroke (call syndrome), the risk accentuates with smoking and female hormones. However, there is a hereditary syndrome that may mimic and this is cadasil. Rarely, arteritis or vasculitis may be confusing, and patent foramen ovale may cause similar issues. Thus, might be of value to get further testing if suspicion is raised. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more