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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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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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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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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?

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 wasn't 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 wasn't 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

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High BP (140s/90s) followed by perfect readings with bedrest. Still get headaches and blurry vision with dizziness. 31 weeks pregnant. Induce at 37w?

High BP (140s/90s) followed by perfect readings with bedrest. Still get headaches and blurry vision with dizziness. 31 weeks pregnant. Induce at 37w?

Complex decision: There is more to making the decision than is appropriate for this forum. Best to have the conversation with your OB. If you are looking it another opinion, ask your OB for another opinion about this subject. They should be readily agreeable to that. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes blurry vision?

Many reasons: Too many to list. Some are benign and some are very dangerous. You need to be examined by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a blurry vision?

What causes a blurry vision?

TNTC: Too numerous to "count" or state.
Start with the basics, fatigue, poor nutrition, medical issues such as diabetes, uncorrected astigmatism, etc
an eye exam and medical check up are in order. ...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 could cause blurry vision?

Many things: Many issues can cause blurred vision. If it does not improve, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Blurry vision in am for about 2hrs.

Blurry vision in am for about 2hrs.

Lots of causes: Blurry morning vision that lasts for only a few hours can be from medical or eye problems. Medical problems include abnormalities in blood pressure (usually low blood pressure) or blood sugar when you get up, and sometimes from irregular heart beat. The most common eye problem is from swelling that develops in the cornea overnight, called fuchs corneal dystrophy. Go to your medical and eye doc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blurry vision?

Many answers: Vision can be blurry from ordinary need for glasses. It can get blurry from a host of eye problems including corneal infections and dryness, cataracts, internal inflammation of the eye, retinal bleeds and detachments, macular problems and defects of the central nervous system involved with vision. ...Read more

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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 can cause sudden blurry vision?

What can cause sudden blurry vision?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of sudden blurry vision. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...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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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