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I am 26 year old. I undergone steroid induced cataract surgery & uveitis on both eyes but under control. Now blurred vision what may be problem now?

I am 26 year old. I undergone steroid induced cataract surgery & uveitis on both eyes but under control. Now blurred vision what may be problem now?

Depends: It depends on how long after the surgery as well. It could be simply dry eyes or related to edema in the cornea or retina. Your ophthalmologist can best assess what might be causing the blurry vision. ...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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Burning eyes and blurred vision. What is the cause.? I am diabetic and I have congestive heart failure. I recently had a steroid injection.

Burning eyes and blurred vision. What is the cause.? I am diabetic and I have congestive heart failure. I recently had a steroid injection.

Diabetes: This could be due to a mixture of circumstances and if your symptoms persist and are bothersome you would be best served by seeing your physician or endocrinologist and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does lotemax (loteprednol) steroid drops improve blurry vision?

Does lotemax (loteprednol) steroid drops improve blurry vision?

Frequently: Lotemax (loteprednol) is the brand name of a steroid (anti-inflammatory) eyedrop. If the condition for which it was prescribed causes blurry vision, then as the drop improves the condition the blur will improve. Lotemax (loteprednol) will not substitute for eyeglasses or for structural problems lowering the vision. Discuss this with the ophthalmologist who prescribed you the lotemax (loteprednol). ...Read more

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Jz recovered from eye conjunctivitis by taken aciclovir & steroid drops. Have blurry vision now. Is this common complications? How long it would last?

Jz recovered from eye conjunctivitis by taken aciclovir & steroid drops. Have blurry vision now. Is this common complications? How long it would last?

Inflammation: Consume healthy fats such as olive oil, avocados, coconut oil. Get at least 30 minutes of sunshine at noon daily or vitamin D3 10, 000 IU/day for 2 weeks (unless your vitamin D levels are already above 75. Take a zinc supplement 50 mg/day for 2 weeks. All these would speed up healing and reduce inflammation that may be causing blurring. Follow up with eye doctor in 3-5 days; sooner if worse. ...Read more

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Blurry vision with glasses- monocular diplopia-eye redness-gradual. Doc says allergy, steroid drops did not work. Had brain MRI -clear. What is it?

Blurry vision with glasses- monocular diplopia-eye redness-gradual. Doc says allergy, steroid drops did not work. Had brain MRI -clear. What is it?

Number of causes: There are several causes of monocular diplopia, from lens to retinal disorders. It might be valuable for you to be referred to an ophthalmologist who can do a detailed examination of front-of-the-eye to back-of-the-eye potential issues. ...Read more

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Blurred vision type dizziness and derealzation doc said labyrinthitis but the antibiotics didn't work and I can't take steroids could this is fatal?

Blurred vision type dizziness and derealzation doc said labyrinthitis but the antibiotics didn't work and I can't take steroids could this is fatal?

Labyrinthitis: This is often viral and self-limiting with complete recovery. You might try using a decongestant like pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline nasal spray and also use saline rinses with a Neti-pot. Hope this clears up soon. Definitely not fatal. ...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

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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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Could my dizzyness and blurred vision be related?

Could my dizzyness and blurred vision be related?

Probably: 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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What should I do if I have blurred vision from lights?

See your doctor: 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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Blurred vision after pvd?

Blurred vision after pvd?

Not common: A posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) is when the vitreous gel pulls away from the retina. The posterior aspect of the vitreous can be seen as a floater, often appearing like a spider web in the vision. In theory, if this floater obstructs the macula, or central retina, it could blur the vision. However, this is usually transient. If blurry vision is constant, get evaluated for retinal detachment. ...Read more

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Hyphema cause blurred vision?

Absolutely: A hyphema is blood in the aqueous fluid in the front of the eye, and can range from minor to very severe. Any patient with a hyphema (little or big) should have follow up care by an eye doctor to ensure there aren't other issues (elevated eye pressure, damage to the drainage system of the eye, associated trauma to the retina, etc.). ...Read more

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Burning in chest and blurred vision?

Burning in chest and blurred vision?

Not related: Your symptoms are not likely related so you need to see a regular and eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Usually not: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is commonly given in a short term allocation ('dose pack') which will not disturb the vision. If you are taking it chronically, visual blur can occur as the dose increases or decreases but will not be affected after two months of steady (same) dose. Discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the Medrol (methylprednisolone) if you are having some blur. ...Read more

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Can tanning beds cause blurred vision?

Yes: The ultraviolet rays emitted from tanning beds can "burn" the cornea and cause blurred vision and pain. That is why you should always wear eye protection when tanning. ...Read more

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What causes cramps and blurred vision?

What causes cramps and blurred vision?

Unclear: This could be heat exhaustion or another illness. Please see a doctor and good luck! ...Read more

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Why does bethanechol cause blurred vision?

Affects focusin: Bethanechol is a medicine classified as a cholinergic. A side effectof the medicine is that is stimulates the focusing muscles of the eye when they should not be. This will cause the muscle to focus incorrectly, therefore, blurring your vision. ...Read more

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Can blepharitis cause blurred vision? Why?

Blepharitis: Symptoms and signs includesymptoms and signs include watery eyes, red eyes, gritty, burning sensation, eyelids appear greasy, itchy, red and swollen. Flaking of the skin around the eyes, crusted 7 sticky eyelashes on awakening, frequent blinking, sensitivity to light. If vision is blurred may be secondary but also may suggest need for further exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Blood pulse 119- can it cause blurred vision?

Maybe: If your pulse is this fast, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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How do cloudy vision & blurred vision differ?

Pathology v.glasses: Cloudy vision is generally defined as vision uncorrectable with eyeglasses and therefore due to some underlying eye pathology. Blurry vision is usually thought of as uncorrected vision from a need for eyeglasses which clears up the vision. ...Read more

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Can emliron cause blurred vision and dizziness?

Can emliron cause blurred vision and dizziness?

Should not: No study data shows that it causes blurred vision. ...Read more

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Reason for blurred vision upon waking from nap?

Reason for blurred vision upon waking from nap?

Many possibilities: There are a range of possibilities here from the need for glasses, to dryness, to sleeping with your face in the pillow. See your eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could blurred vision straight after sex be?

What could blurred vision straight after sex be?

Dry eye syndrome: If your not blinking during sex, you may be experiencing dry eyes. However, blood pressure drop could also result in your symptoms. See an ophthalmologist for best answer ...Read more

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Describe blurred vision after general anesthesia?

See below: Under general anesthesia you are asleep and you eyes are usually protected with tape and/or lubricant. Once you wake up it can take some time for your to blink the combination of sleep and lubricant out of your eyes. You also are likely to have blurred vision due to the effects of some of the anesthetic agents. This clear rapidly. ...Read more

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Is blurred vision due to hypertension reversible?

Is blurred vision due to hypertension reversible?

Yes but: Most blurred vision is not due to HTN and, thus, won't improve with control of the bp. Very severely elevated BP may cause blurred vision and that is reversible with control of the bp. ...Read more

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Can blurred vision be associated with allergic reaction?

Can blurred vision be associated with allergic reaction?

Yes: It is common to have some white or clear eye mucus discharge as part of an allergic reaction. Your vision should clear with blinking or rinsing your eyes. Otherwise, probably not related. ...Read more

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Blurred vision and anger problems, should I be concerned?

Blurred vision and anger problems, should I be concerned?

Yes: If you are struggling with blurred vision and anger problems you definitely should go first to your primary care physician to see what is causing your blurred vision, then seek help from a therapist trained in dealing with anger problems so you can get help identifying why you are angry and better ways of coping with these issues. No one should live unhappy and there is help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blurred vision after a huge migraine?

Yes: The definition of a classic migraine includes visual impairment called an aura. ...Read more

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What can it mean when you have a fever and blurred vision?

Fever: Dry eye can occur with any fever or severe illness. Try systane eye drops over the counter. If blurring persists, call your eye doctor... ...Read more

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Would blurred vision from lyrica (pregabalin) be permanent?

Would blurred vision from lyrica (pregabalin) be permanent?

Not usually but: You should see your MD right away and be thoroughly evaluated which might include an opthamological exam. Talk to your MD about stopping the medication as the discontinuation or weaning schedule may be different depending on the diagnosis you are treating. These symptoms are concerning and need to be addressed with your MD right away. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blurred vision when using contact lenses?

Is it normal to have blurred vision when using contact lenses?

No: Contact lenses correct the blur of needs for corrective vision. If properly fit and the right power, the vision should be clear. If you have just been fit, then go back to the person who sold you the lenses and get this improved. If you have been wearing lenses for a while, sometimes the underlying correction can change and you will need an update. ...Read more

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Why do people get blurred vision and halos after an iridotomy?

Why do people get blurred vision and halos after an iridotomy?

Iridotomy: An Iridotomy is performed in patients who have a narrow angle (narrow internal eye drain area: see [email protected] Com for more info). The laser makes a microscopic hole in the peripheral iris to help fluid get into drain easier. Creating the hole can make vision blurry from inflammation in eye. Halos can happen due to hole depending on location. What clock hour did they make the hole & when? ...Read more

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What causes blurred vision and halos to happen after iridotomy?

Not common: Maybe if the eye pressure was temporarily high or if there was a lot of inflammation post laser. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blurred vision after sleeping in contacts?

Stop sleeping c CLs: You are experiencing corneal edema-- not enough oxygen getting to the cornea. You should not be sleeping with these contacts. It is possible that you may be able to wear another brand of extended wear contacts, or you may not be an extended wear candidate. ...Read more

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I'm having constant blurred vision. Do I need to see an optometrist?

I'm having constant blurred vision. Do I need to see an optometrist?

See ophthalmologist: Ophthalmologists are fully trained MD's to discover all forms of visual blur including the need for eyeglasses and the myriad of diseases which can lead to blur and disease of the eyes. Optometrists have limited training, mostly in fitting and selling glasses and contact lenses. ...Read more

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Had blurred vision after diplopia is cleared. Is it normal after diplopia.

Had blurred vision after diplopia is cleared. Is it normal after diplopia.

Diplopia: It is quite common to experience blurred vision as diplopia resolves. This is due to the fact that even though you may not be noticing true double vision, your eyes may not be totally in sync with each other. As time passes, this should improve. Also, you should make sure that you don't have a need for glasses. This would have nothing to do with the double vision, but have that checked out too. ...Read more

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What causes sudden blurred vision? No injury. Headache all day please help!

Nothing good: This can be as simple as eye strain to angle closure glaucoma, seek immediate eval by ophthalmologist. ...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


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Steroids (Definition)

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