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Is it possible that sinus inflammation cause cloudy vision or even eyes to cross?

Is it possible that sinus inflammation cause cloudy vision or even eyes to cross?

Possible: It is possible for ethmoid ( the sinuses next to the orbit) sinusitis to encroach upon the orbit (globe of the eye) and affect the extra-ocular muscles. Sometimes the bone separating the ethmoid sinus from the eye is dehiscent (loss of bone) and infection can enter the orbit secondary to sinus infection. Much more common in pediatric sinusitis. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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What can cause me to wake up with cloudy vision in the left eye?

What can cause me to wake up with cloudy vision in the left eye?

Many possibilities: If you have cloudy vision in one eye, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What could cause cloudy vision in just one eye?

What could cause cloudy vision in just one eye?

Many causes: There are many causes: dry eye, refractive error, diabetes, ocular ischemia, etc. It is best to get a baseline eye exam by an eye doctor to rule out serious causes. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt and I have foggy vision. Could this have to do with a sinus problem?

My eyes hurt and I have foggy vision. Could this have to do with a sinus problem?

Possibly: Sinus problems can definitely cause pressure and discomfort around the eyes. Foggy vision is a less likely symptom of sinus disease. ...Read more

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What is the cause/s of recurrence of sinus inflammation?

What is the cause/s of recurrence of sinus inflammation?

Rhinosinusitis: The lining of the nose and sinuses is contiguous. The most common causes of swelling of this lining include both allergic and non allergic rhinitis, as well as infectious and inflammatory issues. Nonallergic causes may include dry air, smoke, perfumes, dust, temperature changes, etc. See your doctor for an assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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I have been experience regular eye inflammations. Symptoms start with red eye, until very foggy vision.I have atopic dermatitis I was told that I have blefarithis as well.. Do you think is related? What can do to avoid this constant inflammations? thank

I have been experience regular eye inflammations. Symptoms start with red eye, until very foggy vision.I have atopic dermatitis I was told that I have blefarithis as well.. Do you think is related? What can  do to avoid this constant inflammations? thank

Atopic dermatitis: Often the eyelids are most affected by the dry skin and itching of atopic dermatitis. Frequent rubbing only makes it worse and introduces bacteria. Sometimes atopic dermatitis is associated with keratoconus in which the cornea becomes cone shaped and may be exposed and susceptible. A good rule of thumb: do not touch your itchy eyelids unless applying moisturizer and this should be done ALOT. ...Read more

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What is a remedy to fix cloudy vision from dry irritated eyes?

What is a remedy to fix cloudy vision from dry irritated eyes?

Treatment: Helping improve the ocular surface will improve your vision. Get an exam to determine the cause of your dry eye disease. A treatment regime then can be customized for you. ...Read more

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I am suffering from headaches on the back side of my head and really dry eyes with cloudy vision. What could be wrong?

I am suffering from headaches on the back side of my head and really dry eyes with cloudy vision. What could be wrong?

Several things: 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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Why do I notice my eyes get blurry when I'm stressed ? Whenever I'm stressed the day before the next day I Wakeup with blurred cloudy vision

Why do I notice my eyes get blurry when I'm stressed ? Whenever I'm stressed the day before the next day I Wakeup with blurred cloudy vision

Time to see eye dr.: Go to an Opthamologist to get a complete eye test. Consider Migraines in the differential and go to see your primary care doctor ...Read more

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Allergic conjunctivitis?- itchy, dry eyes, alaway doesn't help. Cloudy vision. And swelling of conjunctiva. Ragweed. Hypersensitive for allergy shots.

Allergic conjunctivitis?- itchy, dry eyes, alaway doesn't help. Cloudy vision. And swelling of conjunctiva. Ragweed. Hypersensitive for allergy shots.

See allergist: There are several antihistamine eye drops you can try including one called zaditor (ketotifen) sold otc. However you may need to see an allergist if the problem continues. If you mean that you cannot tolerate allergy shots, i would urge you to get a 2nd opinion since this is quite rare. ...Read more

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Cloudy vision in one eye since pvd. Should i drive?

Cloudy vision in one eye since pvd. Should i drive?

No: You need check up and treatment, it may TIA or some times called mini stroke, see your doctor or better go to er for work up and treatment, it will save you from getting real stroke. ...Read more

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Yesterday, I started having cloudy vision in one eye - when I look through only that eye, about 50% of visual field is gone. What to do?

Yesterday, I started having cloudy vision in one eye - when I look through only that eye, about 50% of visual field is gone.  What to do?

See an eye doctor: Vision is very precious and often sudden loss of vision is not a good sign. If it is back to normal, consider yourself lucky. I would recommend seeing your doc or an eye doc for an evaluation as soon as you can. Dizziness with blurry vision etc..Typically occurs on both sides, so your one-sided symptom is concerning. Consult doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do about cloudy vision in one eye?

What can I do about cloudy vision in one eye?

Get examined: You need to see an eye doctor. There are very many causes possible and some are serious. Go and get checked. ...Read more

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Cloudy vision in one eye but optician says everything's fine. What could this be?

Cloudy vision in one eye but optician says everything's fine. What could this be?

See an eye doctor: Get a second opinion if you are unsatisfied with their answer. Do not delay. There are too many causes to list here, so get checked. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...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