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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

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

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Been wearing contacts for 10 yrs. Recently blurriness in right eye with contact. Can't focus. Have tried new contact and still blurry vision in right?

Been wearing contacts for 10 yrs. Recently blurriness in right eye with contact. Can't focus. Have tried new contact and still blurry vision in right?

See ophthalmologist: This could just be that the contact is now the wrong power - that is to say your refraction needs have chanced. But the contact might be cause some surface disturbance to the cornea and that needs to be looked at. ...Read more

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What would be steps to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

What would be steps to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

First, take out CLs: Irritation can come from your cl cleaning solutions, the type of cls your wear, and whether your eyes dry out with them, and also from ocular surface disorders. An eye md can sort out the various causes and get you on a regimen so that you can be sucessful again with cls. You may need to stay out of cls for a few weeks while being treated, especially if you have allergies or dry eye. ...Read more

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What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts?

Take them out!: Irritation in contact lens wearers can be a sign of impending infection. Remove the contact lenses and see an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts all day?

What would be the step to take if I get irritated eyes from wearing contacts all day?

Eyes: Have this conversation with your eye doctor. You may be building up more protein onto your contacts and suggest a different cleaning agent. You may also need to change hour contacts more frequently or change to a brand that may be more permeable. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision after removing contacts?

Dry eyes: You may have dry eye syndrome which can blur your vision. Other causes could be corneal edema from wearing contact lenses. You should see your eye doctor concerning this problem. ...Read more

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My color contacts are giving me blurry vision. Why is this happening?

My color contacts are giving me blurry vision. Why is this happening?

Blurry contacts: You're over wearing your contacts. Reduce wear time to under 12 hrs per day. Take out when get home. Don't wear weekend days. This will help. Get lasek you'll see better it's safer and healthier and you'll save $ in the long run! ;). ...Read more

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I had a scratched cornea. Its been 2 weeks, still a little red & blurry vision but no pain, can I wear contacts?

I had a scratched cornea. Its been 2 weeks, still a little red & blurry vision but no pain, can I wear contacts?

Get checked: If you are still having blurry vision at 2 weeks out that is unusual. Most corneal abrasions are healed within a day or two. I would have an ophthalmologist check your eyes before resuming contact use. ...Read more

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My eye will not stop watering, it hurts and there is now blurry vision, it is also very red. I do wear contacts but haven't since it started. Is this.?

My eye will not stop watering, it hurts and there is now blurry vision, it is also very red. I do wear contacts but haven't since it started. Is this.?

CTL related issue: Your description is non-specfic and could indicate a corneal infection related to your contact lenses. Other issues such as eye surface irritation for dry eye or contact lens overwear can cause similar symptoms but I would recommend seeing an eye doctor as soon as possible for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have cloudy vision after wearing contacts?

Why do I have cloudy vision after wearing contacts?

Edema: Most likely you have some mild swelling or edema of the cornea due to lack of oxygen from contact use. The cornea gets its oxygen from the air around it. Contacts can block this especially if they are worn to long or if you sleep in them. Stay out of your contacts for a while, see your eye doctor to possibly change contact lens brands, never sleep in your contacts, and finally, consider lasik. ...Read more

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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?

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

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)

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