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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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Will laying in the sun to long on medication make You feel confused a little blurry vision on clonazepam inderal (propranolol) remeron been laying out in sun?

Will laying in the sun to long on medication make You feel confused a little blurry vision on clonazepam inderal (propranolol) remeron been laying out in sun?

It can happen: Even without any medications, sunning can disorient people. So, be careful - keep tract of time. Keep hydrated., Have a shade source nearby - that's what beach umbrellas are for! Enjoy, but be careful. I hope you recovered quickly. ...Read more

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Blurry/foggy vision, kind of dizzy, tinnitus, and weird pressure in my head. Everything looks "off" went to PT for labyrinthitis and doc said everything's ok. Could I need glasses? Not anxious.

Blurry/foggy vision, kind of dizzy, tinnitus, and weird pressure in my head. Everything looks "off" went to PT for labyrinthitis and doc said everything's ok. Could I need glasses? Not anxious.

Ans: From your statement seems like this has been going on for a while. Have you been hydrating? Any head trauma? The blurry vision is concerning. Better start over with a good history and exam and lab work and diagnostic testing ...Read more

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Heat Stroke. Sun burns. No fever. Nausea, dehydration+dry skin+burning feeling all over my body. Blurry vision. Headache. Starting to have stomach pain. Help?

Heat Stroke. Sun burns. No fever. Nausea, dehydration+dry skin+burning feeling all over my body. Blurry vision. Headache. Starting to have stomach pain. Help?

Dehydration: Start drinking electrolyte containing fluids slowly. Too rapid intake may cause vomiting. If no better get to the ER for iv fluids ...Read more

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I see sometimes flash of white light in my left peripheral vision that looks like a moving circle or C, running from top to left corner.?

I see sometimes flash of white light in my left peripheral vision that looks like a moving circle or C, running from top to left corner.?

White light: The simple explanation lies in the pulling of the vitrous gel from the Retina-- they are frequently noticed as we age. If you suddenly notice an increased appearance of these white flashes, it could be an indication of a more serious condition (Retinal Detachment) and you should see an Opthamologist as soon as possible ...Read more

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Had ocular cramping, seemed like my eyes crossed and I had blury vision, kind of like a cyclops.

Had ocular cramping, seemed like my eyes crossed and I had blury vision, kind of like a cyclops.

Muscle spasm: A spasm of the 'near focus' muscles could explain this. This is known as accommodative spasm. If you are already noticing a decrease overall in your near vision, reading glasses may help this problem. This may be occurring because you are straining to much to see up close. It is always a good idea to have an eye doctor check it out for you. ...Read more

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So I got up and looked outside, everything was blurry and I felt like I lost control of my vision. I satdown & I felt my head heavy. Why?

So I got up and looked outside, everything was blurry and I felt like I lost control of my vision. I satdown & I felt my head heavy. Why?

Blood pressure low?: Your blood pressure may have dropped when you went from sitting to standing which can cause the visual symptoms. Should go to your family doctor to get your blood pressure checked out. ...Read more

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I work in kitchen sometimes just suddenly felt uncomfortable slowly vision start to get blurry feel like fainting then Ihave to squad down to recover?

I work in kitchen sometimes just suddenly felt uncomfortable slowly vision start to get blurry feel like fainting then Ihave to squad down to recover?

Near syncope: Near syncope is the description of symptoms that lead up to passing out, but not reaching that point. They can include dizziness, fatigue, visual disturbances, auditory disturbances, diaphoresis (clammy feeling), shakiness, and many other symptoms. Near syncope can be caused by many things, such as being in a hot kitchen with poor ventilation, dehydration, infection, malnutrition, and others. ...Read more

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When I stretch or I get up from my chair sometimes I lose control and my vision becomes blindish like everything goes blurry and hard to walk at times?

When I stretch or I get up from my chair sometimes I lose control and my vision becomes blindish like everything goes blurry and hard to walk at times?

PRESYNCOPE: If you are under 50yo, most likely low blood pressure or hypoglycemia. Start keeping track of blood pressure morning and evening and when you have symptoms. Also you need detailed exam and full lab workup. CBC, CMP, VITD, B12, folic acid, LYME TITERS. If symptoms persist MRI OF BRAIN R/O. tIA v MS. MRA OF CAROTIDS R/O Aneurysm. If you are over 50, you should seek urgent evaluation R/O TIA ...Read more

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My vision was blurry, my ears had popped and I had a headache. Now I feel nauseous. What could be causing me to feel like this?

My vision was blurry, my ears had popped and I had a headache. Now I feel nauseous. What could be causing me to feel like this?

Head trauma or sinus: Infection are common causes. migraine headaches can do that or cluster headaches. Sometimes if you have fever and stiff neck, meningitis can cause these symptoms. Please proceed to healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why has my vision been blurry all day?

Why has my vision been blurry all day?

There are so many...: There are numerous causes for relatively sudden onset of blurred vision all day. At age 48 the first to consider is a need for glasses or need to update your prescription, particularly if you are not using bifocals. One should also look if there are new medications or supplements are being taken. Beyond that, there might be medical problems that need to be checked. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can the sun have positive effects on vision?

Can the sun have positive effects on vision?

Most likely: Eyes are adaoted to receive visual information using sunlight as the only light source. A recent striking increase in refractive errors has been attributed to the use of artificial light although the connection requires investigation. Shielding the eyes with sunglasses to protect from uv exposure is probably a good idea, but being outdoors in the sunlight is felt to be a good thing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vision gets blurry after reading?

What does it mean if my vision gets blurry after reading?

Need eye exam: There are many things may be causing your vision to get blurry after reading. A visit with an eyecare professional is the best way to find out exactly what is happening. ...Read more

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What to do if my far vision is getting blurrier than normal?

Get a check up: If you feel that distance blur is increasing than go to an ophthalmologist to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Contacts leave my vision blurrier than my natural sight. What does that mean?

Contacts leave my vision blurrier than my natural sight. What does that mean?

See your doctor!: It is possible that they are not the correct prescription or you need a new prescription if the contacts are more than a year old. The contacts could also be dirty, which can cause some blurriness. Either dispose of that pair and open a new pair, or make sure to clean your lenses by rubbing them in your palm with some solution each time you remove them (even if you use a "no-rub" solution.). ...Read more

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What will cause blurry spots in my vision?

What will cause blurry spots in my vision?

So many possible: So many possible reasons...May be as simple as dryness, but could be from floaters due to a vitreous bleed. You need to see an eye doctor, especially if this is a new symptom. ...Read more

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Why is my vision blurry while after I wake up?

Why is my vision blurry while after I wake up?

Blepharitis: Early morning blurring can be caused by eyelid inflammation, aka blepharitis. Blepharitis is a long-term problem, and one that tends to recur if treatment is not continued. Treatment for blepharitis is simple.....Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the eyelids with dilute baby shampoo on a cotton ball. More info: blepharitis info. ...Read more

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Why do I have a constant blurry spot I'm my vision?

Constant blurry spot: A constant blurred spot in your vision would suggest a retinal problem and should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What caused my vision blurry & what to do about it?

What caused my vision blurry & what to do about it?

See an eye doctor: There are many dozens of possible reasons why your vision is blurry. You must see an eye doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my vision to be blurry when I wear contacts?

No: Contact lenses are one method to correct the refractive error in your visual system (eyes) so that you can see more clearly. If your best corrected vision becomes more blurry with contacts then there is an issue. This is usually due to the wrong prescription, poor fit of the contacts, dry eyes, or intolerance to contacts. The best course of action is to have your eyes examined and vision tested. ...Read more

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Why does my vision get all blurry and then I get get a headache?

See eye MD: At your age group, probably the most common cause of fluctuating vision and headaches is dry eyes. However, there are other serious conditions that need to be considered. The most common is a type of eye pressure problem called narrow angle glaucoma. You should see an eye md for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Blurry central vision. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Get checked: Blurred central vision may indicate central serous a condition that is found in young healthy people. Other conditions such as epiretinal membranes, idiopathic neovascular membranes need to be ruled out. See your eyecare professional. ...Read more

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Is it possible for computer games to make your vision permanently blurry?

Is it possible for computer games to make your vision permanently blurry?

No: The eyes work full time when open at whatever activity you ask of them. Computer games are a concentrated activity but so are most activities such as reading, driving, watching tv or a ball game. Computer games may do things to your mind but not to your vision. ...Read more

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My husband today called me and said he was seeing white and his vision was blurry what is going on?

My husband today called me and said he was seeing white and his vision was blurry what is going on?

Best to get seen: Causes could vary according to his age, onset, timing, during, with or without pain/redness, one eye or both, medications, to name some. Any change in vision especially when abrupt is best evaluated at the ophthalmologist's office quickly. ...Read more

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I have a blurry spot in my vision. It's a constant spot and doesn't change positions. What could it be?

Retina?: A small fixed blurry spot in the vision usually represents a macular problem in the retina. Sometimes, this is just a benign process but it's a good idea to get it checked out. There can be swelling like in serous chorioretinopathy or an early macular hole. See your ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more

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Hyphema can cause blurring of vision?

Yes: Hyphema is blood in the space between the cornea and lens (called the anterior chamber). Blood in this location will prevent light from focusing on the retina properly and can cause blurred vision. ...Read more

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Is peripheral vision supposed to be blurry?

Yes: Central vision with the best eyeglass correction is clear. Peripheral vision is always less well focused and cannot be clear. So it is allways blurry. ...Read more

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What causes my vision to get blurry before a migraine?

What causes my vision to get blurry before a migraine?

Aura: Migraine varies from person to person, and your form is likely termed "classical migraine", where the initial symptoms affect your eyes and later the headache develops. This is a result of an electrochemical change in the back of the brain (occipital lobe). Talk to your doctor about both preventative and abortive therapies. ...Read more

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An opthamologist says I have astigmatism, but my vision is not blurry at all, could he be wrong?

An opthamologist says I have astigmatism, but my vision is not blurry at all, could he be wrong?

Astigmatism: Not necessarily. You can adjust to certain degrees of astigmatism. With the correction in glasses it will make it easier for you to see well. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left side of my face and causes my vision to be blurry it has been like this for quite some time now?

I have pain in my left side of my face and causes my vision to be blurry it has been like this for quite some time now?

Consult ASAP: See your eyeMD asap or consult with us to be sure it is not narrow angle glaucoma or temporal arteritis. Do you have any pain when you chew? ...Read more

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Why do I get symptoms where my vision acts and it looks like I looked at a light to long, then I get a headache? It last for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Migraines: Your symptoms sound like a classic migraine with visual auras. See and eye md to confirm and discuss. ...Read more

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I've had strep for a few days and starting today I've been having what looks like glitter in my vision at times and dizzyness when I cough. Worrying?

You may need to see: An eye doctor to help your vision clear up. Glitter is an unusual finding and may indicate photophobia, ocular migraine, phosphenes, uveitis, or something else completely thats' benign that needs to be investigated to make sure nothing else is cooking. You are recovering from strep throat but don't mention what ABx you are on. So you need to provide more info that could help us assist you better. ...Read more

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Why does conjunctivitis make my vision blurry?

Why does conjunctivitis make my vision blurry?

Swelling: It is common to have slightly blurred vision with pink eye. This is due to the swelling and discharge produced by the infection. ...Read more

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I get dizzy while reading, but my vision isn't blurry, so what's the problem?

I get dizzy while reading, but my vision isn't blurry, so what's the problem?

Likely need glasses: At age 42, it is likely you are getting eye strain from the need for glasses for near work. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision?

What can cause blurry vision?

Many causes: Vision becomes blurry with uncorrected need for glasses, internal pathology like cataracts and retinal disease, external problems like corneal disease and from nerve conditions like optic nerve dysfunction and brain damage. This should be evaluated by an opththalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can be done for blurry vision?

What can be done for blurry vision?

Eye exams are needed: Blurry vision eval starts with an eye exam and dilation. Glasses, contacts, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal conditions, etc can be diagnosed and or treated. Get checked ...Read more