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Does sinus inflammation cause cloudy vision or even eyes to cross?

Does sinus inflammation cause cloudy vision or even eyes to cross?

Sinus: A bad sinus infection may spread to the eye...This is called preseptal or orbital cellulitis....It would be unusual to cause crossed eyes unless it penetrates into the brain as an abscess...This is quite rare... ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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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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

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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

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