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What are the possible causes of halo vision?

What are the possible causes of halo vision?

Numerous: Migraine or glaucoma come to mind for me. Migraines are benign, but glaucoma can be serious and you can go blind. I'd see an eye physician soon! ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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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How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

Norepinephrine: anxiety=increased norepinephrine (adrenaline) the chemical messenger which speeds up the whole human system-BUT check in with an eye MD (ophthalmologist) for other causes ...Read more

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What causes blurred vision and halos to happen after iridotomy?

What causes blurred vision and halos to happen after iridotomy?

Not common: Maybe if the eye pressure was temporarily high or if there was a lot of inflammation post laser. ...Read more

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What causes haloes and blurred vision?

What causes haloes and blurred vision?

Depends: Your age, past eye history and an exam would help with the answer. If you want a list: cataracts, acephalic migraines, refractive surgery, bad contact lenses, corneal edema, iritis, posterior capsule opacification are a few on the list. ...Read more

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What causes me to see halos around lights and have white splotchy vision?

What causes me to see halos around lights and have white splotchy vision?

Several things...: Your symptoms can be produce by different things such as early cataracts, ophthalmic migraines, uncontrolled blood pressure etc.. You need to be examined by an ophthalmologist to rule out some of these things. ...Read more

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What are causes of having cloudy vision and seeing halos?

What are causes of having cloudy vision and seeing halos?

Need a diagnosis: Cloudy vision and halos can generally be caused by anything that interferes with light entering the eye, including hazy glasses or contact lenses. However, cataract is a common cause of this, and a less common cause is a scar of the cornea. Corneal swelling (edema) typically causes a rainbow type of halo, and this can be more serious, as it can occur with greatly elevated eye pressure. ...Read more

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What causes blurred vision and the sudden appearances of halos around lights?

What causes blurred vision and the sudden appearances of halos around lights?

Cornea swelling: Contact lens overwear, keeping eyes open too long in a pool, or other causes of swelling of the front of the eye can cause these symptoms. If pain and light sensitivity are also present, then an urgent visit to your eye doctor is needed! ...Read more

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What causes your scalp to feel like someone is pouring acid on it its burning no cuts or anything;and double vision with trails and halos? Esp @nite?

What causes your scalp to feel like someone is pouring acid on it its burning no cuts or anything;and double vision with trails and halos? Esp @nite?

Some ideas...: One thing to consider: the scalp pain may be shingles/zoster; migraines can occasionally do this as well. There are also other causes like trigeminal neuralgia. All three of these can also cause double vision in some patients. The haloes at night are often caused by cataracts and dry eyes. ...Read more

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How does anxiety cause blurry vision sometimes, eye strain, and halos around lights at night? My eye doc said everything was fine.

Anxiety attacks: during anxiety attacks, most of patients have rapid breathing,leading to low Carbon dioxide (CO2) level in the blood ,causing blurred vision,numbness around lips and overall tingling feeling. usually patients are directed to breath in a bag,that helps alleviate such symptoms. ...Read more

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What makes halos and technicolored spots in my daughters vision?

What makes halos and technicolored spots in my daughters vision?

Sugar levels: Some patients with diabetes may see halos at night when sugars levels are not controlled. This one should be evaluated by an opthomologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have multiple ghosts/satellite vision and halos after iriodotomy. Why does this happen?

What to do if I have multiple ghosts/satellite vision and halos after iriodotomy. Why does this happen?

Light diffraction: The small laser opening produced allows a small amount of light through it which is what you are seeing. Usually creates a horizontal line below the center of your vision. If the opening is irregular, the image you see may be different. This occurs primarily with iridotomies done in the superior iris, particularly as the superior eyelid crosses the laser opening, tear meniscus diffracts light thru. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of halos in my vision?

How can I get rid of halos in my vision?

Corrective lenses: This most commonly is related uncorrected myopia. Early cataracts and swelling of the cornea can also cause this. Please see an ophthalmologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Halos and double vision when looking at lights, what to do?

Halos and double vision when looking at lights, what to do?

See ophthalmomogist: You are describing an eye disorder. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Been experiencing vision problems like halos. What age do cataracts appear?

Been experiencing vision problems like halos. What age do cataracts appear?

At any time: Most people develop visually significant cataracts in their 60's, although by time you're 40 most people probably have mild changes consistent with early cataracts. You can be born with cataracts as well. Seeing an ophthalmologist would confirm whether you had cataracts or not. ...Read more

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What to do if I have cloudy vision and there are halos and rainbows around lights?

What to do if I have cloudy vision and there are halos and rainbows around lights?

Needs evaluation: Cloudy vision which cannot be corrected with eyeglasses or contacts, needs an evaluation by an ophthalmologist. Haloes and rainbows are clues to the problem being inside the eye. ...Read more

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What can be causing me to have cloudy vision, as well as seeing halos and rainbows around lights?

What can be causing me to have cloudy vision, as well as seeing halos and rainbows around lights?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why do people get blurred vision and halos after an iridotomy?

Why do people get blurred vision and halos after an iridotomy?

Iridotomy: An Iridotomy is performed in patients who have a narrow angle (narrow internal eye drain area: see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more info). The laser makes a microscopic hole in the peripheral iris to help fluid get into drain easier. Creating the hole can make vision blurry from inflammation in eye. Halos can happen due to hole depending on location. What clock hour did they make the hole & when? ...Read more

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Implanted with multifocal Symfony I still need -.75 and +2.5 and also see halos. Will vision with monofocal be better if I get IOL exchanged?

Implanted with multifocal Symfony I still need -.75 and +2.5 and also see halos. Will vision with monofocal be better if I get IOL exchanged?

Depends: Are you comfortable with the far and near vision with your lens? Is your major complaint the halos? If your basic vision is fine, you should do nothing. If the haloes interfere with your life then consider treatment with pilocarpine to diminish the haloes . Discuss this with the surgeon who implanted your lens. IOL exchange is a serious decision and should be only a last resort. ...Read more

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Increased blurry vision & halos around lights when driving?

Increased blurry vision & halos around lights when driving?

See an eye doctor: You need to see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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I'm over a year post lasik and still have halos/starbursts at night. I don't want to have an enhancement, will prescription glasses correct my vision?

I'm over a year post lasik and still have halos/starbursts at night. I don't want to have an enhancement, will prescription glasses correct my vision?

Perhaps : It could be that there is a small residual prescription and glasses could help. Also possible that you are experiencing dry eye symptoms. Go to an eye doctor to see exactly what the problem is and if glasses would help. ...Read more

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My mom sometimes feel numbness in her whole right side of body making her unable to move with halos and blurring of vision of ryt eye.

My mom sometimes feel numbness in her whole right side of body making her unable to move with halos and blurring of vision of ryt eye.

See a Doctor ASAP!: This sounds like a potentially serious neurological event. She should see her doctor immediately! ...Read more

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Halos around lights, swollen eyes, double vision? What is my diagnosis?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have floaters, and i see ghosting around bright text on screens, i see halos around lights, and i sometimes see minor blurry vision. ?

See eye doctyor: you need to see an eye doctor preferably an ophthalmologist that can examine your eyes and determines if it is an eye problem or neurological problem so please make an appointment
thanl you for using health tap
good luck ...Read more

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My mom sometimes feel numbness in the whole right side of her body making her unable to move with halos around ryt eye and blurred vision.

My mom sometimes feel numbness in the whole right side of her body making her unable to move with halos around ryt eye and blurred vision.

Does not sound good: Far too few specifics offered but, at face value, is consistent with possible tias. Most strokes are missed. In ones which are symptomatic, commonly symptoms affect one side of body, opposite side of brain affected. If also weak, not just numb, stroke (cva; medical jargon) more likely. Advise seek out good help, probably quickly if acute onset, in hope of stopping possible further damage. ...Read more

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Headache, dry eyes, dry mouth, halos and starbursts in vision. Could this be from anxiety? Ive had severe anxiety for months.

Headache, dry eyes, dry mouth, halos and starbursts in vision. Could this be from anxiety? Ive had severe anxiety for months.

Could be: You are a young boy and should be bursting with energy and Enthusiasm. If you are suffering from Anxiety hope you are getting some help both from School and home/Physician.
There is Migraine type of headache( Called Cluster headache) can also cause similar symptoms. If you are having some visual hallucination please seek doctors help ASAP. ...Read more

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Foggy vision, slight reddening and halos around lights. All symptoms only on the right eye? Infection coming?

See a Doctor: Your symptoms are rather general and can't be used to narrow down a diagnosis without examination. New onset of foggy vision should be examined for a corneal infection, iritis, glaucoma, or many other.. ...Read more