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I am having blurred vision after crying- is this serious?

I am having blurred vision after crying- is this serious?

Probably not: Of course, tears themselves cause blurry vision, but I believe you're referring to a residual status after the crying has ceased. A number of reasonable, benign explanations exist. If there is no associated headache, progression of severity, or development of other symptoms--red flags--you should have nothing to worry about. If this experience worsens, talk to your doc! And please don't cry! :) ...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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Excessive crying last night, and as a result my eyes were v. heavy. Have now noticed my left eye has slight blurred vision, also when right is closed?

Excessive crying last night, and as a result my eyes were v. heavy. Have now noticed my left eye has slight blurred vision, also when right is closed?

Temporary: Your vision will recover from the crying. Crying removes the mucous from the surface of the eye making it dry. This blurs the vision. The mucous layer will recover in a day or so. ...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

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What could cause sudden blurry vision?

What could cause sudden blurry vision?

That's an emergency!: Any abrupt onset of change of vision needs immediate attention. There are multiple causes. Some include: detached retina, acute glaucoma, a stroke that can occur in various part of the brain or cranial nerves, a condition called temporal arteritis (blood vessels become infllammed), migraine... Whatever the cause, have it checked.....Today! ...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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Can being on my ipod too much cause blurry vision?

No: However, if you are 46 years old, you may have some element of presbyopia which with prolonged use of your eyes can lead to eye strain and blurred vision. However, it does not damage your eyes. ...Read more

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My wife thinks I should see someone for my blurry vision. Should i?

My wife thinks I should see someone for my blurry vision. Should i?

Yes: Blurred vision is not a normal condition. It may be related simply to the need for glasses, or artificial tears (if the vision blurs in and out every few minutes). It may also be caused by diabetes and other sight and life threatening diseases. The only way to figure out the cause (and treatment) of the blurred vison would be to have a complete dilated eye examination. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause blurry vision?

Can diabetes cause blurry vision?

Diabetes: Diabetes causes blurry vision in a number of ways, including a myopic shift from excess glucose in the lens, macular edema, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, diabetic cataract. Call your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause blurry vision?

How can diabetes cause blurry vision?

See below: Fluctuating blood sugars can cause vision changes (osmotic effect on the eye's lens). Also, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of retinal blindness in the workin-age population. High blood sugar over several years causes retinal blood vessels to leak (causing a swollen retina), bleed, and scar over. Treatment includes laser, intraocular (intravitreal) medication, and vitrectomy surgery. ...Read more

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Can you get blurry vision with cialis?

Yes.: Some visual changes are possible with all drugs in this class. If you look at the package insert, there is a specific warning about optic neuritis. Other side effects include blurry vision, yellow vision, and headache. ...Read more

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Does being hungover cause blurry vision?

Does being hungover cause blurry vision?

Hungover: The hangover itself does not cause blurring. However, since alcohol is a diuretic, the body becomes dehydrated, and the eyes dry out, leading to blurred vision. If your eyes feel dry, you can try using some artificial tears, such as refresh or systane. ...Read more

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Can you get diabeties from blurry vision?

Can you get diabeties from blurry vision?

Other way around: Diabetes is a cause of visual blur usually from wild swings in the sugar level or structural damage to the retina. So blur of vision may be the first clue that you have diabetes but will not cause the diabetes, which is from a problem with the pancreas. ...Read more

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Why do I get blurry vision in bright lite?

Adaptation: It takes a minute for your pup to adjust and your eye to adapt to changes in light. If this problem is still there after adaptation (a few minutes) it can be due to other problems. A small cataract in the center if your vision, for instance, will seem worse in bright light. ...Read more

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I have blurry vision suddenly/on computer?

Possibly presbyopia: The most common explanation would be presbyopia, or the need for near vision glasses. At your age I would expect you to need glasses for near or computer work, if you aren't already it will present as blurry vision at near. An eye exam with an ophthalmologist can identify the issue. ...Read more

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Does acetylcholine result in blurry vision?

Does acetylcholine result in blurry vision?

Yes: Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter. It behaves like a key activiting receptors "keyhole" diseases like myasthenia gravis affect the receptor "keyhole". Acetylcholine in its pure form only used inside the eye to constrict the pupil after cataract surgery. Other drugs that mimic its behavior include pilocarpine. Pilocarpine makes pupil smaller and your vision blurry. Great question. ...Read more

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How do you prevent blurry vision from pool?

How do you prevent blurry vision from pool?

Use goggles!: If eye irritated from pool water you can use either lubricating eye drops, systane ultra or antihistamine eye drops, zaditor (ketotifen). ...Read more

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How long will blurry vision from dilitation last?

How long will blurry vision from dilitation last?

3-6 hours: Pupillary dilation as a part of a comprehensive eye examination will generally last 3 to 6 hours. Sometimes it is necessary to use a stronger agent for refraction purposes, where the dilation may persist for up to 36 hours. During this time, the vision for near (upclose) work, such as reading, will be blurry. This is because the medication blocks the accommodation (focus) of the eye. This reverses. ...Read more

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Help please! Is blurry vision common with pinkeye?

Help please! Is blurry vision common with pinkeye?

Not common: Classic pinkeye is a viral disease of the lining of the eye which does not affect the cornea and causes a slight amount of blur due to the discharge from the eye. Blur will disappear when the condition clears - usually in 4-10 days. ...Read more

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Can too much chlorine in pool cause blurry vision?

Yes: Chlorine can act as an irritant and result in the surface of the cornea being dry and slightly cloudy. It should clear up on it's own. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if this doesn't improve. ...Read more

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Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

Blurry vision while wearing contacts. Take them out?

YES: If you have pain, blurry vision, redness or discharge as a contact lens wearer you should remove the contacts immediately and see your eye doctor. This could potentially be a sign of a problem that could threaten your vision. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of blurry vision with headaches?

What can be the cause of blurry vision with headaches?

Need eye doc or ER: These symptoms are consistent with an inflammation in the front of the eye called "iritis." this can also be a migraine headache. Can have flashes preceding. Headache followed by visual loss. Less likely causes include an acute glaucoma (sudden high pressure in the eye) that can also lead to visual loss. You need am exam by am eye md to sort this out. ...Read more

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Can using a computer for long hours cause blurry vision?

Computer eye strain: Any extended periods of near work on the computer or reading can cause eyestrain symptoms. These include blurred or fluctuating vision, discomfort around the eyes, browache, and difficulty focusing. The eyes are not damaged by this, just overworked. Taking frequent breaks by closing the eyes or looking away, and varying the computer distance can help. Even the distance vision can blur sometimes. ...Read more

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I'm seeing blurry vision and rainbows around lights. Help?

See an Eye Doctor: You need to be checked by an opthalmologist. ...Read more

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One sign of diabetes is blurry vision. How does this work?

Get a retinal exam: Diabetes can cause many problems with the vision. These include blurring of the vision due to swelling in the retina. In the later stages, vision deteriorates due to bleeding from abnormal new vessels. If left untreated, scarring will damage the retina and vision will be irreversibly damaged. Early diagnosis and treatment leads to better outcomes. I would see an ophthalmologist and have oct. ...Read more

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Blurry vision after taking out corrective lens, what to do?

Soft or Gas Perm cls: Gas permeable contacts can alter the shape of the cornea resulting in blurred vision with glasses after they are removed (spectacle blur) this is best compensated by getting a glass rx for that shape so you can use your glasses in the evening. In this case, the longer you use your glasses, without contact use in between, the worse they will function. ...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