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What can cause blurred vision in one eye?

What can cause blurred vision in one eye?

Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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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What can cause blurred vision in only one eye?

What can cause blurred vision in only one eye?

To hard to answer: There ary many many causes of blurred vision in only one eye. It could range from trivial to very serious. If you are having blurred vision, you really need to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause blurred or impaired vision in one eye?

Can strep throat cause blurred or impaired vision in one eye?

Maybe, but: Get an eye exam just to make sure it isn't something more serious. It is not uncommon for the same viruses that can cause sore throat or pharyngitis to also cause a conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is usually in both eyes, but may begin in one eye causing blurring. Again, be sure to rule out other causes by getting a complete eye exam at some point. ...Read more

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Could less vision in one eye cause lazy eye?

Could less vision in one eye cause lazy eye?

In a way: A lazy eye is one which moves usually outwards from the other eye. It usually gets that way from infancy and childhood issues with the vision or eye position. In a few cases it is because of limited vision in one eye due to anatomical or physiological defects. But mostly the vision is down because of refractive or positional problems in which the brain makes a choice to ignore one eye. ...Read more

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What can cause blurred vision in one eye only?

What can cause blurred vision in one eye only?

Blurred vision: Assuming you are not wearing contact lenses, possible causes are local irritants in eye or injury to that eye. ...Read more

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Does sinus pressure cause blurred vision in one eye?

Does sinus pressure cause blurred vision in one eye?

No: Blurring in one eye is typically a problem (from front to back of the visual system) with the tear film, cornea, anterior chamber, lens, vitreous, retina, orbit, optic nerve, and any connection to the visual cortex. Sinus fullness doesn't directly affect vision. ...Read more

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Can blurred vision in one eye be from TMJ?

No: TMJ does not affect the vision. Make an appointment with an eye doctor to find out why you vision is blurred. ...Read more

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Can sinus pressure cause blurry vision in one eye?

Can sinus pressure cause blurry vision in one eye?

See an eye doctor.: It depends on the cause of what you are calling "sinus pressure." blurry vision in one eye is not normal. You must see an eye doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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I have 20/20 in both eyes. 120 degrees field of vision in both eyes. Is my 120 degree field of vision in each eye good?

Probably: The normal field of vision is about 60 degrees nasal (toward the nose) and about a 100 degrees temporal (toward the ear) in each eye. Unless your doctor thought there is a problem, it is probably normal ...Read more

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I always had perfect vision. Sudden vision loss in one eye. Pressure on eye. Glaucoma or optic neuritis?

I always had perfect vision. Sudden vision loss in one eye. Pressure on eye. Glaucoma or optic neuritis?

Many causes: Get to your specialist eye md right away. Acute glaucoma is painful with steamy vision before the blindness, so unlikely in your case. Optic neuritis, retinal vein occlusion, retinal detachment, stroke, migraine headache, vitreous hemorrhage, retinal hemorrhage and other causes can all be serious. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision in oly one eye?

What could cause blurry vision in oly one eye?

Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I am experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open) and dry eyes.

I am experiencing  double vision (quality: with both eyes open)  and dry eyes.

See Eyedoc: Hi JennieR. The new onset of double vision in a 22 year old woman needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. High on the list of possible causes are alcohol and drug side effects, thyroid eye disease, diabetic 3rd nerve palsy, myasthenia gravis, atherogenic and neurogenic 6th nerve palsy, MS.. Dry eyes can be seen in all of these conditions. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can discharge in my eye cause double vision?

Can discharge in my eye cause double vision?

Yes: The tear film is the first and one of the most important focusing elements of the eye. With dryness and sticky mucus accumulation, ghost images are common. These types of double vision symptoms are monocular meaning they still happen with an eye covered. Also, the symptoms should change with a blink or application of artificial tears. At least see your ophthalmologist to see what can be done. ...Read more

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Son is experiencing blurred vision in r eye along with numbness in both arms and legs. Has bulging discs but docs say no reason for blurred vision.

Son is experiencing blurred vision in r eye along with numbness in both arms and legs. Has bulging discs but docs say no reason for blurred vision.

Needs exam today: It would be a good idea for your son to be seen by an ophthalmologist or a neurologist as soon as possible. If you cannot make an appointment for today, i would consider taking him to an emergency room. The reason for the bulging disc s needs to be found, and sometimes it is urgent to find the cause right away . Is your son a little overweight? In any case, i would regard this as an urgent mat. ...Read more

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Can medicine cause vision changes in just one eye?

Can medicine cause vision changes in just one eye?

Not usually: Internally ingested meds usually affect both eyes. Topically if only one eye is treated, obviously yes. ...Read more

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What can cause vision in one eye to suddenly become blurry?

What can cause vision in one eye to suddenly become blurry?

Many things: Unfortunately there is limited space here for discussion and an eye exam is important for any case of sudden onset blurry vision. Its best to make an appointment with your eye doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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26/female right eye is slow to straighten/focus. Feels almost cross eyed. Happens mostly at night. Has by blurry vision in one eye and dizziness too?

26/female right eye is slow to straighten/focus. Feels almost cross eyed. Happens mostly at night. Has by blurry vision in one eye and dizziness too?

See a doctor.: If this is a sudden problem, you should see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. If it is more chronic, you should still see an ophthalmologist within the next week or 2. If you have trouble getting an appointment, please discuss with your own primary care doctor. ...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)

Impairment of sight in which things appear ...Read more