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Can The Wrong Prescription Of Glasses Cause Visual Disturbance
Triggers: Essentially the migraine attack is a neurovascular reaction to internal and external stimuli. A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. External triggers such as exposure to odors, flashing lights, sunlight and loud noises, vision impairment implicated in migraine. ...Read more
Need eye doc or ER: These symptoms are consistent with an inflammation in the front of the eye called "iritis." this can also be a migraine headache. Can have flashes preceding. Headache followed by visual loss. Less likely causes include an acute glaucoma (sudden high pressure in the eye) that can also lead to visual loss. You need am exam by am eye md to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I understand outdated prescription glasses can cause blurred vision and other symptoms but can it affect the ability to focus (mentally)?
Several possibilitie: Is the loss temporary or permanent? Is it accompanied by flight flashes or venous patterns in the vision. Is it associated with arcs of light and occasional headache? The answers to these questions will nail down the answer. It could be migraines, retinal detachment, vascular occlusion, or stroke of the brain. check with your ophthalmologist if this loss is persistent. ...Read more
Vision loss: Blurriness can also be caused by extremely high eye pressure and corneal edema, inflammation, side effects from medications or surgery. If your vision has become blurry you should definitely consult with your eye physician asap. It may be reversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm myopic (20/80 and 20/100). Could the shape of the eye caus you to see more halos or starburts?
Possibly: With correction, many of those images should be reduced or disappear altogether. There is a phenomena called spherical aberration which has to do with the topograpjhy of your eye which may leed to above described images. Also if your eyes dilate at night you may see halos around lights. Uncorr4ected astigmatism may be another cause. ...Read more
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