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Causes Of Halo Vision
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
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
What could cause sudden blurred, grayed vision with halos around lights in one eye that seemed to resolve in 24 hours?
Migraines: You may have migraines.Talk to your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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
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
See ophthalmomogist: You are describing an eye disorder. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
See a doctor: See your eye doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more
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
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
Iridotomy: An Iridotomy is performed in patients who have a narrow angle (narrow internal eye drain area: see firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
My vision is very good in both eyes, but I see halos and star bursts and ghosting in both eyes when I look at lights. Is this serious? Is this bad?
See eye doctor: I suggest that you see the eye doctor to get a definite diagnosis. ...Read more
See an eye doctor: You need to see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more
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?
Headaches, vision change, floaters, visual snow, halos, starburts and glare could all of these symptoms combined be brain related ?
Yes: But eye related is more likely. I suggest setting up an appointment with an ophthalmologist soon. ...Read more
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
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
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
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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.
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
Headache, dry eyes, dry mouth, halos and starbursts in vision. Could this be from anxiety? Ive had severe anxiety for months.
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