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What is a stressed cornea and how is it treated blurred vision

What is a stressed cornea and how is it treated blurred vision

Depends: If by a stressed cornea, you mean one that is swollen, due to fluid accumulation, it is normal for your vision to be reduced. "stress"on the corneal that results in edema can arise from infection, surgical inflammation, trauma, inherited corneal and dystrophies , among others. Treatment of the underlying cause of the "stress" is needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Can anxiety/stress cause jumpy/blurry vision even while not panicking? I'm constantly worried though.

Can anxiety/stress cause jumpy/blurry vision even while not panicking? I'm constantly worried though.

No: May be unrelated to anxiety. Get your thyroid checked with your primary doctor and see an eye specialist (Ophthalmologist) ...Read more

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Can worrying and stressing about your vision cause you to have blurry vision in your right eye?

Can worrying and stressing about your vision cause you to have blurry vision in your right eye?

No: Focal visual issues could be secondary to refractive error, but many other causes could be present, even vitreous and retinal issues, besides lens problems. Best not to try to guess what is occurring. See your eye specialist and get this addressed. Visual difficulties should be handled promptly. ...Read more

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I get blurred vision when i exercise or feel stressed. Could this be a sign of high blood pressure ? If so what should I do to stop this firm happenin

I get blurred vision when i exercise or feel stressed. Could this be a sign of high blood pressure ? If so what should I do to stop this firm happenin

Doubt blood HBP: This could be a problem called pigmentary dispersion - which is mostly likely in higher myopes. If this is happening consistently then you should see a n ophthalmolgist for evaluation. High blood pressure is very uncommon at your age and does not cause visual blur in any case unless it is crazy high. ...Read more

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Is it normal for non diabetics to get blurry vision when exercising and when stressed?

Is it normal for non diabetics to get blurry vision when exercising and when stressed?

Vision: There are many causes of blurry vision whether you have diabetes or not. I would recommend you stop exercising till 2015 to avoid any blurred vision, and then see an ophthalmologist or optometrist. ...Read more

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Is blurry vision and constant headaches due to stress?

Is blurry vision and constant headaches due to stress?

Possibly: Stress makes everything worse. Headaches and blurred vision sounds like a trip to the eye doctor should be done. ...Read more

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My left eye has a blurry vision, I've consulted an optha and a neuro but says that theres no problem. Can this be due to stress or other problem?

My left eye has a blurry vision, I've consulted an optha and a neuro but says that theres no problem. Can this be due to stress or other problem?

Second opinion: If you previously had good vision in the left eye, there is definitely something going on to cause the blurred vision. I would consider getting a second opinion from another eye md. ...Read more

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I have blurry vision on my right eye when i look far and proplems to focus. I have much personal stress in my life. Can stress be a reason for this?

I have blurry vision on my right eye when i look far and proplems to focus. I have much personal stress in my life. Can stress be a reason for this?

Stress versus...: When evaluating this type of symptom, it would not be attributed to stress unless possible medical causes were ruled out. I doubt this is because of stress. Please see an ophthalmologist for assessment. While you are at it, consider meditation, yoga, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation to help with some of that stress. Take care. ...Read more

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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


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