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Doctor insights on: Driving At Night Hurts Eyesight

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Does driving at night affect my eye sight?

Does driving at night affect my eye sight?

Driving: Not really. Some people will notice that their eyes will dry during prolonged driving. If so, use some artificial tears such as theratears for temporary relief. Take a break every hour or two and walk around at a rest stop if your eyes feel tired. Do not point the air vents toward your eyes, since they will dry out. ...Read more

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Eye Sight (Definition)

Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more


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Poor vision while driving at night. Getting worse as I age?

Poor vision while driving at night. Getting worse as I age?

Yes: Driving vision often gets worse as we age for several reasons. One is increasing cataract causing blurred vision and increased glare with headlights. Another is that pupil size tends to decrease as we age, letting less light in. ...Read more

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Glare around street and headlights at night mean cataracts, right?

Glare around street and headlights at night mean cataracts, right?

Night glare: Glare around street lights (like in a fog) and there is no clouded glassses, windshield etc could mean your difficulty is cataract. Occassionally, it can be caused by poorly fitted glasses, elevated eye pressure, dry eyes, fluctuations of blood sugar levels. So, more to think on than just cataracts, right? See your eye care provider so you know for sure. ...Read more

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Why do I feel drugged or tunnel vision while driving at night?

Why do I feel drugged or tunnel vision while driving at night?

Have ur eyes checked: Tunnel vision is not a good sign of visual health. So if it is occurring at night, you should see your eye doctor, and have your visual fields checked. Also, it may be an indicator of your circulation to your eyes. Be sure to have your blood pressure checked morning and night, to make sure your pressure isn't low at night. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Slight double vision when driving tired late at night. What is that?

Slight double vision when driving tired late at night. What is that?

Mild muscle weakness: Most common explanation would be a slight misalignment of the eyes when tired. This kind of double vision should go away when you close either eye. Other possible causes would not go away when one eye is closed. A type of glasses lens called prism may be able to help this symptom. You should be seen by an eye md for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Do anti-glare night vision glasses help people who have difficulty driving at night?

Yes: If properly prescribed and made they will help with night vision issues. See your eye doctor for further info. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm seeing glare, halos, and starbursts around objects at night. Help?

I'm seeing glare, halos, and starbursts around objects at night. Help?

See ophthalmologist: It is impossible to diagnose why you are seeing halos around objects at night without doing a complete eye exam. Could be many reasons such as a refractive error or early cataracts...... Please go see an ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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Why do green and blue lights look blurry when driving at night?

Age and site: As we get older these colors can be hard to distinguish one from the other. ...Read more

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I have really dim vision at night. Could it be night blindness?

I have really dim vision at night. Could it be night blindness?

Night blindness: Decreased vision in dim illumination can be normal or it may be related to eye related disease. See an eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate proper treatment. ...Read more

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My right arm keeps falling asleep at night while I'm sleeping. I don't know why?

My right arm keeps falling asleep at night while I'm sleeping. I don't know why?

TOS ?: 28 yo female has unilateral "arm falling asleep at night". This might be a symptom of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. See either a Physiatrist or an Osteopath. There are other disorders that can cause the symptoms however. Go sooner than later if you have a chronic cough. ...Read more

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Snoring while awake, difficulty sleeping,severe pain in heel n knees when ambulating from bed to bathroom at night.

Snoring while awake, difficulty sleeping,severe pain in heel n knees when ambulating from bed to bathroom at night.

Varies: There may be more than one cause. Valero apnea could potentially be the cause of your slope issues. There are multiple potential causes of heel and knee pain. Getting a good medical check up and discussing with your primary care doctor would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Feeling sick after staring at computer screen all night?

Feeling sick after staring at computer screen all night?

It is time for break: Eyes can tolerate stress only for a certain length of time. The muscles of the eye that control the eye movements, the muscles that control your iris, and even the photosensitive cells of the retina can get fatigue just like any other muscles of the body. We have to listen to our body and take a break. Do not over do it! ...Read more

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Strange eyesight distortions. Halos around lights when at night?

Strange eyesight distortions.  Halos around lights when at night?

Many possible causes: Best go have this checked out. Could be an optical cause, needing glasses, or be caused by edema (swelling) of cornea. Could also be from cataract even in younger people with certain diseases. ...Read more

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I'm taking exercise at night and it keeps me awake?

I'm taking exercise at night and it keeps me awake?

Not at night: You are waking yourself up. You should be winding down in the evening, allowing the natural process of going to sleep to unfold. It is how we are wired. Try exercising sometime before the sun goes down. ...Read more

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Having trouble falling asleep at night ? Is reading for work a bad idea at night?

Having trouble falling asleep at night ? Is reading for work a bad idea at night?

Yes.: To many people with work related stress may pour over their work before bed. This increases stress. Don't watch the late night news, stressful as well. Anything that heightens stress before sleep will make falling asleep more difficult! ...Read more

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Night blindness in one eye at night. Whats up?

Night blindness in one eye at night. Whats up?

Depends: All depend on the cause of your blindness.Some are trasient or temporary.Others are permanent.See an experienced ophthamolosist. ...Read more

Nocturnal (Definition)

This term is used to note that something ...Read more