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Have blurred vision only when trying to read something only starting afternoon to evening. I have reading glasses past 3 years for it and itsworsenow?

Have blurred vision only when trying to read something only starting afternoon to evening. I have reading glasses past 3 years for it and itsworsenow?

Blurry vision?: Get yourself a good eye exam by an ophthalmologist. Have a complete exam not just for visual acuity. There are many possible disorders of the eye and you want to make sure none are being missed. ...Read more

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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Ad eye floaters for years but on and of I get pressure in them and hurt to touch could this be eye tumours blurred vision up close reading glass it'ok?

Ad eye floaters for years but on and of I get pressure in them and hurt to touch could this be eye tumours blurred vision up close reading glass it'ok?

Different symptoms : Floaters don't have "pressure-like" feelings. It sounds like you're experiencing pain when pushing on your eyes. Well don't do it then. Blurred vision could be a need for new glasses. You're old enough for reading glasses, which are fine. Because your symptoms are varied, an exam would be very helpful to sort them out. An eye tumor would be a very unlikely concern, but again an exam will help. ...Read more

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Had low blood pressure.Today I've felt sick, dizzy, blurred vision, headaches. Today's readings are:- 98/58 - 84/68 -106/56 any of these concerning??

Had low blood pressure.Today I've felt sick, dizzy, blurred vision, headaches. Today's readings are:- 98/58 - 84/68 -106/56 any of these concerning??

Yes: Especially if your normal blood pressure was much higher. If you are not taking any diuretic, one needs to check your adrenal status. On the other hand, your problem may just be from a migraine. At any rate, you need to contact your doctor to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Daughter suffers from headaches almost daily. Had eyes checked, has reading glasses, no nausea or blurred vision. Advil helps. We've been advised to go to a patient first-type of facility and then have them refer her to a neurologist who would then orde

Daughter suffers from headaches almost daily.  Had eyes checked, has reading glasses, no nausea or blurred vision.  Advil helps. We've been advised to go to a patient first-type of facility and then have them refer her to a neurologist who would then orde

A : A common cause of daily headaches is chronic sinusitis with nasal congestion. This is typically seen in the presence of allergies or asthma. A visit with a ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist is in order if this is a possibility. There are very effective treatments for this problem (medications, minor surgery etc.) otherwise a visit with a neurologist is not a bad idea. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can reading too much lead to blurry vision?

Can reading too much lead to blurry vision?

No: A complete fable. However, if you have tired eyes from eye strain, your vision may become blurry until you give them so rest. ...Read more

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What causes my blurry vision when i'm reading?

What causes my blurry vision when i'm reading?

Blurry : Problems with focus. See an ophthalmologist, check your refraction as well as eye muscle function. ...Read more

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I have blurry vision when reading for prolonged periods. How can I fix it?

I have blurry vision when reading for prolonged periods. How can I fix it?

Blurred reading: Could be due to several possible causes. This is often due to a need for glasses, either related to an uncorrected refractive error (e.g. Astigmatism) or possibly premature age-related reading difficulties. This usually doesn't develop until after age 40, but can occur with patients at your age. You should have your eyes evaluated to help your symptoms. ...Read more

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How normal would it be for reading glasses to cause blurry vision when view at a distance?

How normal would it be for reading glasses to cause blurry vision when view at a distance?

Yes: Reading glasses simply change the plane of focus of your eyes from distance to near. That's why they help with reading. Removing the glasses moves the plane of focus back to distance. When we're younger, we can do that ourselves with the lenses in our eyes. Usually, in your 40s, you start to lose that ability and need glasses to help. ...Read more

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How do you prevent blurry vision from reading a book for a long period of time?

Artificial tears: Try using artificial tears while you are reading. People tend not to blink as often while reading and their eyes dry out. This leads to a poor tear film which can cause blurred vision. ...Read more

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I did a 20 min intense workout today 11:45-12:30 and after about 1 hour I experienced a blurry vision spot and wasnt able to focus on reading for about 25 minutes. Blood preasure was 137/68 with 81 pulse. Any ideas on cause or steps i should take?

I did a 20 min intense workout today 11:45-12:30 and after about 1 hour I experienced a blurry vision spot and wasnt able to focus on reading for about 25 minutes.  Blood preasure was 137/68 with 81 pulse.  Any ideas on cause or steps i should take?

Have a thorough eval: Good evening. Because the possibilities are numerous, you should really contact your doctor for further eval. Several causes readily come to mind (like a transient ocular migraine), but there are many other possibilities such as a problem with the circulation to your retina. Please contact your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

Hazy vision is a clinical finding in which a person's vision is blurred or opaque. This is ...Read more