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Would it be unusual or concerning for moisturizing eye drops to cause blurry vision?

Would it be unusual or concerning for moisturizing eye drops to cause blurry vision?

Depends: Moisturizing drops supplement the natural tears and can thicken the tear film which can blur the vision. Some drops have thicker formulations or gel, and can do this more frequently and with greater length of time. So it is normal and usually will go away in a few moments with a number of blinks. ...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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Will eye drops help blurry vision?

Will eye drops help blurry vision?

Depends: Is the blur recent or gradually oncoming over a long time? Is it one eye or both? Are there any other symptoms: pain, nausea, light flashes, floaters? As you can notice there are many possiblities depending upon the answer to these questions, some can be improved with eyedrops. Check with your ophthalmologist to get the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Best dry eye drops to cure my blurry vision due to dry eye?

Best dry eye drops to cure my blurry vision due to dry eye?

Blurry vision: Blurry vision can be due to need for new Rx, dry eye, diabetes, etc. If just due to dry eye, use warm compresses/gentle massaging of eyelid margin to help improve tear film stability; non-preserved artificial tears (Retaine is very good) 4-6x per day; increase omega 3 intake; see [email protected] Com "Lid hygiene" for more info. ...Read more

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I got blurry vision due to viral conjuctivitis. Its been 2 weeks now im using a couple of eye drops. No significant improvement. Is it serious?

I got blurry vision due to viral conjuctivitis. Its been 2 weeks now im using a couple of eye drops. No significant improvement. Is it serious?

Yes!: Viral conjunctivitis can cause serious and irreversible corneal scarring. This must be attended to promptly and competently. This must be seen and followed by an ophthalmologist; this is beyond the care level that an optometrist can provide. This may even be an issue that may need to be elevated to the level of a cornea specialist. Do not delay! ...Read more

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Red spot (bloodshot) outer part of left eye for 3 days. Off and on blurry vision. Eye drops don't help anymore?

Red spot (bloodshot) outer part of left eye for 3 days. Off and on blurry vision. Eye drops don't help anymore?

Bruise?: This sounds like a subconjuctival hemorrhage, which is essentially a bruise on the whites of the eyes. This may cause some dryness and lead to fluctuating vision. The treatment is OTC artificial tears for symptomatic relief as the blood re-absorbs. You should see an eye MD to confirm diagnosis and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Is it bad if moisturizing eye drops to cause extremely blurred vision for about 20 minutes after I use them?

Is it bad if moisturizing eye drops to cause extremely blurred vision for about 20 minutes after I use them?

Yes: Some of the thicker artificial tears can blur the vision, so you might try several different products to find the one that works best for you. ...Read more

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Been using eye drops, but they only make my eyes feel good. The blurred vision is getting really annoying, can anyone help me out?

Been using eye drops, but they only make my eyes feel good. The blurred vision is getting really annoying, can anyone help me out?

Need exam: The lubrication you are providing to the surface of the eye will do nothing to improve your vision if another pathologic condition is present (ie glaucoma, cataract, retinal disease) you need a comprehensive ophthalmologic exam. ...Read more

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I have blurred vision while taking ofloxacin eye drops for 3 days. Should I continue medicine.?

I have blurred vision while taking ofloxacin eye drops for 3 days. Should I continue medicine.?

See doctor: If this symptom is new for you prior to using the eyedrops, then you need to discontinue and go back to see your doctor for different eyedrop. ...Read more

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Using fucidic eye drops for conjunctivitis, causing blurred vision a few hours after application is this normal?

Using fucidic eye drops for conjunctivitis, causing blurred vision a few hours after application is this normal?

Maybe: Flucidic acid antibacterial eye drops are very viscous and may temporarily blurt your vision. It is dosed only twice daily. It's also possible that your infection creates much discharge that also blurs vision. Remember that if your symptoms are not improving, call your doctor. You may not be responding to the treatment, or you don't have a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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The eye doctor used cyclopalegic eye drops on me I've had a horrible headache dizzy blurred vision nauseated for 3 days. Why?

The eye doctor used cyclopalegic eye drops on me I've had a horrible headache dizzy blurred vision nauseated for 3 days. Why?

Narrow angles: Make sure you call the eye doctor immediately and discuss your symptoms. While unusual in a person your age, narrow angle glaucoma attack may be precipitated by dilating drops in those eyes that are predisposed to it. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision in my right eye?

Many things: Unfortunately there is limited space here for discussion and an eye exam is important for any case of sudden onset blurry vision. Its best to make an appointment with your eye doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Blurry vision in left eye and tension behind it. What could be the cause?

Many possibilities: This could be caused by many things. Only a thorough exam can determine whtat is happening in your particular case. See an ophthalmologist for this. ...Read more

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Can having very thin corneas cause flactuating blurry vision and dry eyes?

Can having very thin corneas cause flactuating blurry vision and dry eyes?

No: A very thin cornea induced by inappropriate patient selection and laser refractive surgery can profoundly affect the vision-- very rare and probably not you. A thin cornea will not change your vision, or cause dry eyes. ...Read more

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I have very blurry vision on my left eye what could the cuse I m current ly 49 years old what is the cause?

Need exam: The reason for your blurred vision can only be determined by an examination. See an ophthalmologist soon. ...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

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What could be the cause of my blurry eye vision? Any meds cause blurry vision?

What could be the cause of my blurry eye vision? Any meds cause blurry vision?

Many things: Some medication can cause blurriness. There are too many things to list that can cause blurriness, i'd def see an eye md to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What would cause extreme blurry vision (cannot distinguish even very large letters) out of only one eye in a child?

What would cause extreme blurry vision (cannot distinguish even very large letters) out of only one eye in a child?

Check my list: If this is a new event (the child saw well from this eye a brief period prior to this) then you need to see an ophthalmologist right away. If this has been present for a long time, then it might be some congenital problem with the eye, a very high refraction in that eye alone, a retinal problem from birth, a variety of problems in the back of the eye. This needs to be sorted out with an exam ...Read more

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What causes blurry vision and red eyes?

What causes blurry vision and red eyes?

Many things: Depending on the other eye symptoms, onset, duration, etc this could represent a variety of different eye conditions from simpler things like dry eye or ocular allergy to more serious disorders such as contact lens overwear or a corneal infection. You should see an eye doctor for further evaluation if the symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Can worrying and stressing about your vision cause you to have blurry vision in your right eye?

Can worrying and stressing about your vision cause you to have blurry vision in your right eye?

No: Focal visual issues could be secondary to refractive error, but many other causes could be present, even vitreous and retinal issues, besides lens problems. Best not to try to guess what is occurring. See your eye specialist and get this addressed. Visual difficulties should be handled promptly. ...Read more

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What can cause a pain in a back that travels up the neck to the right side of the head and the right eye gets blurry vision?

What can cause a pain in a back that travels up the neck to the right side of the head and the right eye gets blurry vision?

Seek medical care: It is impossible to diagnose this type on pain on a website. I would advise you to seek medical attention as soon as possible to rule out a stroke or nerve damage. This pain could be caused by a migraine but pain and blurry vision especially in one eye is an emergency and you need to seek care soon. ...Read more

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When I play the video game rockband, my right eye vision becomes blurry. Can this game cause blurry vision?

When I play the video game rockband, my right eye vision becomes blurry. Can this game cause blurry vision?

No: Its not the game. Looking for long periods of time at a tv can cause eye dryness and fatigue. Both can cause blurry vision. Take frequent breaks and consider an artificial tear to moisturize the eye. ...Read more

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Can sinus pressure cause blurry vision in one eye?

Can sinus pressure cause blurry vision in one eye?

See an eye doctor.: It depends on the cause of what you are calling "sinus pressure." blurry vision in one eye is not normal. You must see an eye doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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Would theratears supplement get rid of my blurry vision cause of dry eyes?

Would theratears supplement get rid of my blurry vision cause of dry eyes?

It can help: Theratears™ nutrition supplements can help you with your dry eye symptoms, together with additional artificial tears daily. Warm compresses and lid hygiene with diluted baby shampoo to cleanse the eyelid margins will be of additional benefit. Humidify your living environment air is beneficial. ...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
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

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