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Blurry Vision With Contacts
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
Why is my vision blurry with my new contacts even though its the same prescription from last time?
Check for mistakes: The most common problems are the contacts are different in each eye and got switched. Also check that they are not flipped inside out, the diameter and curvature are the same, and that they are the same brand. ...Read more
I had a scratched cornea. Its been 2 weeks, still a little red & blurry vision but no pain, can I wear contacts?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Evaluation needed: Visual blur of recent onset requires investigation as it can be an early sign of eye disease or structural eye problems. Gradual onset of blur is usually do to a need for improved prescription of eyeglasses. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more
Few minutes: Many eye doctors and patients try to avoid using ointments because of the blurred vision they cause. Sometimes, though, the required medication only comes in an ointment form, or a longer contact time associated with an ointment is desired. The blurred vision can last for a few minutes, up to perhaps half an hour, depending on how much ointment was used, and the tear production rate. ...Read more
Many: The most common is uncorrected need for glasses. There is a long list of eye diseases which affect vision including inherited problems, aging problems, infections, trauma, strokes in the eye or brain, and more. If you are having a new problem with blur, make an appointment with your ophthalmologist to have this evaluated and treated. ...Read more
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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