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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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Consistent dizziness that doesn't go away, feeling faint, weak, numbness/tingling, blurred vision, headaches, and rapid heartbeat.

Consistent dizziness that doesn't go away, feeling faint, weak, numbness/tingling, blurred vision, headaches, and rapid heartbeat.

See your doctor: These symptoms sound like they could be plucked from a bunch of different things going on. .. Your best bet is to schedule an appointment with your doctor on Monday. If you feel like you might lose consciousness or have pain in your chest/trouble breathing - head to the nearest ER to have it checked out. Better safe than sorry in this case. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I lose my confidence to face more people specially in meetings or workshops. Start shivering, heart beat becomes faster, blurry vision. Need guidance?

I lose my confidence to face more people specially in meetings or workshops. Start shivering, heart beat becomes faster, blurry vision. Need guidance?

Phobia physical symp: These r the physical manifestations (symptoms) of agoraphobia, which is the fear (phobia) of an uncontrolled environment (But u cd have glossophobia - fear of public speaking). Phobias r natural responses of ur body to perceived stressors around u. Guidance on overcoming this condition (often w/o meds) is best done by a psychologist, psychiatrist, or behavioral specialist. TTYD abt a referral & GL ...Read more

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I'm taking anxiety or anger having trouble breathing and other problems what should I do blurry vision trouble breathing fast heart beat?

I'm taking anxiety or anger having trouble breathing and other problems what should I do blurry vision trouble breathing fast heart beat?

See below: Not sure about the first part of the question. You might want to reword it. With respect to the second part of the question -- contact your primary care doctor to rule out anything physical going on and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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All day I have been shaky, dizzy, having blurry vision, rapid heart beat, and feeling faint.?

All day I have been shaky, dizzy, having blurry vision, rapid heart beat, and feeling faint.?

Go to an ER.: The symptoms you describe sound concerning. The rapid heart rate which could be an arrhythmia could cause these symptoms. Don't drive yourself, call EMS. ...Read more

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What are rapid heart beat, dizziness and blurred vision symptoms of?

What are rapid heart beat, dizziness and blurred vision symptoms of?

Rapid heart rate: Dizziness and blurred vision can be symptoms of a rapid heart rate. Now we need to find out why you or some one has rapid heart rate--- several causes- atrial fibrillation, flutter, sinus tachycardia, ventricular tach, supraventricular tachy cardia. It is imperative that you see a doctor asap if you have these symptoms. ...Read more

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I suffer immensely from allergies. Itchy eyes. Light sensitivity, blurred vision and rapid heart beat. I I don't know what I'm allergic to?

I suffer immensely from allergies. Itchy eyes. Light sensitivity, blurred vision and rapid heart beat. I I don't know what I'm allergic to?

See your doctor: Itchy eyes are a symptom of allergy, and if there are a lot of secretions, this can lead to temporary blurring of vision. But neither light sensitivity nor rapid heart beat are symptoms of an allergic reaction (rapid heart beat only with a severe, life-threatening reaction). You need to see your doctor to get all these symptoms sorted out. ...Read more

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Blurred vision can't focus, dizzy, nausea, heart feels like fluttering ear and jaw pain right side, blood work good cardio test good but slow heart beat?

Blurred vision can't focus, dizzy, nausea, heart feels like fluttering ear and jaw pain right side, blood work good cardio test good but slow heart beat?

TMJ?: Might be TMJ related. See TMJ expert for evaluation. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision?

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 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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How come I have blurry vision, but nobody else in the family has it?

Depends: If the only symptom you have is visual blur (no pain, no redness, no light sensitivity), then the most likely cause is a need for glasses. If others in the family do not have blur then you are the only one with optical needs. Eyeglass need is individual, not passed from only family member to another. If the blur just happened, especially in one eye, see your ophthalmologist right away. ...Read more

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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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Can anxiety cause blurry vision?

Can anxiety cause blurry vision?

Anxiety, Vision: Anxiety and Blurred Vision can be due to a Medical or Eye Condition
Anxiety symptoms can be manifested in different parts of the body including Eye. Conversion Disorder can have eye symptoms

At age 25, stressors of relationships, Marriage, separation, work and finances can cause anxiety with physical symptoms.

See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis and Therapy; and Consultation with eye specialist. ...Read more

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Will lasik work for blurry vision?

Will lasik work for blurry vision?

Depending: If your blurred vision is caused by nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism, lasik can improve it. Presbyopia - the need for reading glasses as we get into our 40s and 50s - can sometimes be improved as well. If your vision remains blurred even with the best glasses and contact prescription, lasik will not necessarily help. ...Read more

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Does blepharitis causes blurry vision?

Certainly can!: Typically blepharitis causes the eyes to have foreign body sensation, feel life there is sand or dirt in the eye, and there is a burning sensation. Sometimes also itchy. The tear film becomes unstable with fluctuating vision. In much more advanced cases there can be ulcerations of the cornea, loss of the limbal stem cells and loss of clarity of vision. ...Read more

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Can coversyl plus cause blurry vision?

Can coversyl plus cause blurry vision?

Yes: Coversyl is an ace inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and "visual disturbances" (which usually refers to blurry vision) are listed as an uncommon side effect on the prescribing information. That having been said, virtually every medication has been occasionally associated with blurry vision. These are usually harmless and transient issues, but talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does masturbation lead to blurry vision?

Does masturbation lead to blurry vision?

No: That is an old tale designed to discourage the activity. Regarding viagra, I agree that blurry vision should lead a man to discontinue that and related medications, i.e. Cialis & levitra (vardenafil). ...Read more

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Does celiac disease cause blurry vision?

Does celiac disease cause blurry vision?

Rarely: If the disease creates poor absorption of nutrients and there is a significant loss of electrolytes, you can suffer from blurred vision. But this would only be likely in very extreme cases. If a patient takes steroids during any of the treatment phases, they could experience temporary blurring of vision as well. If you are experiencing blurred vision, you should see an eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can dermatomyositis cause blurry vision?

No: Dermatomyositis is a condition of the skin and muscles with a particular rash and muscle weakness. Blurry vision is not typically associated with dermatomyositis. ...Read more

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Are blurry vision and blood sugar related?

Yes: Fluctuating blood sugar can cause vision changes (osmotic effect on the eye's lens). Diabetes can lead to blinding conditions if not properly treated - diabetic retinopathy is a leading cuase of retinal blindness in the working-age population. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of blurry vision?

What are ways to get rid of blurry vision?

More specific: Depends on why vision is blurry. Very common reasons are dry eyes and nearsighted/farsighted/astigmatism errors. A good eye exam by an ophthalmologist can provide a more specific solution. ...Read more

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How to cure blurry vision from blepharitis?

How to cure blurry vision from blepharitis?

Blepharitis: Your blepharitis, a common inflammation of the eyelids, may lead to keratitis or blepharoconjunctivitis (infection). Remedies often involve hot compresses, lid hygiene with a wash cloth and diluted baby shampoo, gentle massage of the eyelids with the warm wash cloth, and occasionally antibiotic ointments or drops like azasite, and if severe, a combination of an antibiotic and steroid. May use tears. ...Read more

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Will blurry vision from blepharitis go away?

Possibly: Blepharitis is more associated with irriitation/redness of the lids/crusting than blurred vision unless there is an association with dry eye. Certainly if there is involvement of the cornea (the clear cover of the eye) blurring of vision can occur. The major treatments are antibiotic drops with or without steroids., lid wipes and warm compresses. ...Read more

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Do I need new glasses if I have blurry vision?

Depends: The most common cause of blurry vision is a need for improved eyeglass correction. But there are many other things that can lower the vision. That is why an examination by your ophthalmologist is helpful and comforting and can detect problems which might be visually threatening in the long run. ...Read more

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Can a random mild virus give you blurry vision?

Can a random mild virus give you blurry vision?

Yes: Several viruses can affect the optic nerve, such as shingles, Varicella Zoster. Other viruses and causes infection of the conjunctiva, sclera, iris, Facial nerve, Abducens nerve, which can lead to bulbar neuritis, conjunctivitis, keratits, Bell's Palsy, and iritis, which can all affect vision. ...Read more

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How long does blurry vision from a hyphema last?

Depends: Blurred vision will last until the hyphema is resolved but other ocular tissues can be damaged including the cornea and lens. Your ophthalmologist should be able to examine the cause and tell you further. ...Read more

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Can methadone cause headaches and blurry vision?

Possibly: The problem with medications is that they all can cause side effects. If Methadone was just started and no others meds are new, then there could be a connection between the med and the side effects. Headaches would be more common than blurry vision. Discuss these side effects with the doc who rxd the medication. ...Read more

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Blurry vision chest and side pain, what is this?

Not related: For the blurry vision, see an ophthalmologist. For the other--see your regular medical doctor. ...Read more

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Is blurry vision normal after general anesthesia?

Is blurry vision normal after general anesthesia?

Yes: Some medicine we give for general anesthesia may cause blurry or double vision. There are other causes of blurry vision after anesthesia including corneal abrasion, so bring it up to your doctors to get an evaluation if it's a problem. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision 3 years after lasik?

Blurry vision: Blurry vision 3 years after lasik is most likely unrelated to the procedure itself although ectasia or other issues are possible. You need to be evaluated by your eye doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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What are blurry vision and dizziness symptoms of?

Blurry Vision / Dizz: Many things are associated with blurry vision and with dizziness. If this happens with any frequency, best to start with an eye examination. If everything is ok, go see your primary care doctor for a history / exam. Most people think "inner ear" - not true the vast majority of the time. 30-year olds = suspect eye problems, then suspect abnormalities in blood chemistries, then suspect medication. ...Read more

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How does a migraine cause you to have blurry vision?

How does a migraine cause you to have blurry vision?

Classical migraine: In many cases of complex migraine, visual loss or blurring of vision due to sparkling lights can precede the headache pain due to effects on the occipital lobe. Cluster headaches can result in changes in the pupil and even drooping of the eyelid. Tearing of the eye can obscure vision also. All of this is secondary to neurochemical changes triggered by glutamate excitatory sensitivity. ...Read more

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How can you tell if its double vision or blurry vision?

How can you tell if its double vision or blurry vision?

Double is double.: Double vision is more similar to the effect you get by crossing your eyes - you literally see two images of one thing. Blurry vision is a distortion of what you are seeing, maybe hazy or cloudy or something similar, but you see only a single image of anything. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...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