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Doctor insights on: Contact Lenses Causing Blurry Vision

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Would it be unhealthy to have slightly blurry vision wearing contact lenses?

Would it be unhealthy to have slightly blurry vision wearing contact lenses?

Usually not: Contact lenses when properly fitted and of the right power should give you clear vision at the distance for which they are supposed to correct. If your blur is right away with a new prescription, then it should be re-evaluated by the ophthalmologist who prescribed them. If the blur is an acquired thing over time. Then your eye power may have gradually changed and a new lens needed. ...Read more

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


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Is there something wrong if one has blurry vision on the first day wearing contact lenses?

Is there something wrong if one has blurry vision on the first day wearing contact lenses?

Prescription problem: You may have a wrong prescrition or have the contact lens wrong way. Please check with your eye doc. ...Read more

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Help please! Is contact lens recommended for grade 25 blurry vision?

Help please! Is contact lens recommended for grade 25 blurry vision?

Need data: I am unfamiliar with the term "grade 25 blurry vision". Does this correspond to a spectacles correction? Or some other phenomenon? Please define this or elaborate. ...Read more

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Is it normal for first-time contact lens wearers to have blurry vision?

Is it normal for first-time contact lens wearers to have blurry vision?

Contact lenses: It depends. The vision should be clear unless your eyes are dry, the contact lenses don't fit properly, the lenses are in the wrong eye, or if both lenses are in the same eye (this can happen). Try some re-wetting drops. Wait 30 minutes. If your eyes are still blurry, call your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blurred vision when using contact lenses?

Is it normal to have blurred vision when using contact lenses?

No: Contact lenses correct the blur of needs for corrective vision. If properly fit and the right power, the vision should be clear. If you have just been fit, then go back to the person who sold you the lenses and get this improved. If you have been wearing lenses for a while, sometimes the underlying correction can change and you will need an update. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wear one contact lens in my right eye for only two hours. I have a form of pink eye in my left eye which still has some blurred vision.

Is it safe to wear one contact lens in my right eye for only two hours. I have a form of pink eye in my left eye which still has some blurred vision.

Not recommended: Conjunctivitis can spread quickly from one eye to the other. Therefore you should not wear contact lenses at all until the infection is clear. Continuing to wear the contact can increase the risk of worsening infection, corneal injury etc. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision after removing contacts?

Dry eyes: You may have dry eye syndrome which can blur your vision. Other causes could be corneal edema from wearing contact lenses. You should see your eye doctor concerning this problem. ...Read more

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Irritated eyes with contact lenses. What relieves them?

Irritated eyes with contact lenses. What relieves them?

Finding problem: Treating the symptoms will not provide a permanent solution. You have to find out the problem's cause. Perhaps the eye is dry, or the contact is too tight or one of several other possibilities. See your eye doctor if you wish to continue successful contact lens wear. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have irritated eyes the first time you put in contact lenses?

Is it normal to have irritated eyes the first time you put in contact lenses?

It happens: Irritation is not "normal", but can result from the eye being unused to having a foreign body (the contact lens) in it! Dry eye can make irritation more likely as can overwear during the initial period of use. Redness is a "red flag"! don't continue to wear the lenses without first checking with your eye are provider! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have red/irritated eyes the first time you put on the contact lenses?

Sometimes: Red eyes sometimes happens the first few times you wear your lens due to rough handling of the lens with beginners. This will get better. Ask your eye doctor for assistance if you need and good luck! ...Read more

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What are really good red eye drops for irritated eyes, that work with soft contact lens?

What are really good red eye drops for irritated eyes, that work with soft contact lens?

Is it your contact?: You need to be careful what drops you use when wearing soft contacts, generally only preservative free tears or moisture drops specifically formulated for contacts. If your eyes are frequently red in your contacts, though, I wonder if you are having irritation from your solution or your contacts. Are eyes still red when you take a weeklong holiday from your contacts? ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision?

What can cause sudden blurry vision?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of sudden blurry vision. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What can cause temporary blurry vision?

What can cause temporary blurry vision?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for temporary blurry vision. An exam by an ophthalmologist can determine what caused yours. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision in the dark?

What can cause blurry vision in the dark?

Many things: Blurry vision in the dark can be due to any cause of decreased vision especially retinal or optic nerve disease. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I am 61 years old and sometimes I have blurry vision what causes this?

I am 61 years old and sometimes I have blurry vision what causes this?

Depends: Cataracts, macular degneration, retinal detachment, poor vision, retinopathy due to diabetes and high blood pressure are possibilities. Please see your doctor when you can. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause blurry vision?

Can diabetes cause blurry vision?

Diabetes: Diabetes causes blurry vision in a number of ways, including a myopic shift from excess glucose in the lens, macular edema, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, diabetic cataract. Call your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause blurry vision?

See below: Fluctuating blood sugars can cause vision changes (osmotic effect on the eye's lens). Also, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of retinal blindness in the workin-age population. High blood sugar over several years causes retinal blood vessels to leak (causing a swollen retina), bleed, and scar over. Treatment includes laser, intraocular (intravitreal) medication, and vitrectomy surgery. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause blurry vision?

Can anxiety cause blurry vision?

Anxiety, Vision: Anxiety and Blurred Vision can be due to a Medical or Eye Condition
Anxiety symptoms can be manifested in different parts of the body including Eye. Conversion Disorder can have eye symptoms

At age 25, stressors of relationships, Marriage, separation, work and finances can cause anxiety with physical symptoms.

See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis and Therapy; and Consultation with eye specialist. ...Read more

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Does blepharitis causes blurry vision?

Certainly can!: Typically blepharitis causes the eyes to have foreign body sensation, feel life there is sand or dirt in the eye, and there is a burning sensation. Sometimes also itchy. The tear film becomes unstable with fluctuating vision. In much more advanced cases there can be ulcerations of the cornea, loss of the limbal stem cells and loss of clarity of vision. ...Read more

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Can coversyl plus cause blurry vision?

Yes: Coversyl is an ace inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and "visual disturbances" (which usually refers to blurry vision) are listed as an uncommon side effect on the prescribing information. That having been said, virtually every medication has been occasionally associated with blurry vision. These are usually harmless and transient issues, but talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does celiac disease cause blurry vision?

Does celiac disease cause blurry vision?

Rarely: If the disease creates poor absorption of nutrients and there is a significant loss of electrolytes, you can suffer from blurred vision. But this would only be likely in very extreme cases. If a patient takes steroids during any of the treatment phases, they could experience temporary blurring of vision as well. If you are experiencing blurred vision, you should see an eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can dermatomyositis cause blurry vision?

No: Dermatomyositis is a condition of the skin and muscles with a particular rash and muscle weakness. Blurry vision is not typically associated with dermatomyositis. ...Read more

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Can methadone cause headaches and blurry vision?

Possibly: The problem with medications is that they all can cause side effects. If Methadone was just started and no others meds are new, then there could be a connection between the med and the side effects. Headaches would be more common than blurry vision. Discuss these side effects with the doc who rxd the medication. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision 3 years after lasik?

Blurry vision: Blurry vision 3 years after lasik is most likely unrelated to the procedure itself although ectasia or other issues are possible. You need to be evaluated by your eye doctor to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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How does a migraine cause you to have blurry vision?

How does a migraine cause you to have blurry vision?

Classical migraine: In many cases of complex migraine, visual loss or blurring of vision due to sparkling lights can precede the headache pain due to effects on the occipital lobe. Cluster headaches can result in changes in the pupil and even drooping of the eyelid. Tearing of the eye can obscure vision also. All of this is secondary to neurochemical changes triggered by glutamate excitatory sensitivity. ...Read more

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Could Abilify (aripiprazole) cause my extreme blurry vision?

Maybe: In the short-term clinical trials involving abilify, (aripiprazole) 3% of individuals reported blurred vision as opposed to 1% of those on a placebo. Typically the blurred vision is not severe, however everyone is different. If you feel that the medication is significantly affecting your vision, please speak to your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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How normal would it be for reading glasses to cause blurry vision when view at a distance?

How normal would it be for reading glasses to cause blurry vision when view at a distance?

Yes: Reading glasses simply change the plane of focus of your eyes from distance to near. That's why they help with reading. Removing the glasses moves the plane of focus back to distance. When we're younger, we can do that ourselves with the lenses in our eyes. Usually, in your 40s, you start to lose that ability and need glasses to help. ...Read more

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I happens to get a lot of migraines and sometimes and random shock on my head that causes blurry vision should I be worried

I happens to get a lot of migraines and sometimes and random shock on my head that causes blurry vision should I be worried

Visual migraine: There is a type of migraine which can cause interference with vision that can last for 20 minutes or more. If you have this problem more than 1-2 times per months, please have it evaluated by a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause my eyes to have blurry vision?

What can cause my eyes to have blurry vision?

Many possible causes: The number of disorders that cause blurred vision is too numerous to list. An eye exam can determine why your vision is blurred. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision in oly one eye?

Many things: 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

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


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
774 Doctors shared insights

Hazy Vision (Definition)

Impairment of sight in which things appear ...Read more