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What causes difficulty focusing my eyes?

What causes difficulty focusing my eyes?

Dryness: Most often, difficulty focusing from time to time is due to dryness, which causes changes in the smoothness of the front of the eye. On the other hand, if you are over 40, and the difficulty is with reading, then it is presbyopia, an aging change. Check out this webpage for more info http://www.2020vision.Com/monovision.Html. ...Read more

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Eyes not focusing correctly, could it be a sign of something?

Eyes not focusing correctly, could it be a sign of something?

Possibly: Recommend you seek consult with opthalmologist for evaluation of vision and eye health. Do not ignore. ...Read more

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I recently experienced my eyes not focusing well. What causes this, if you have no illnesses?

I recently experienced my eyes not focusing well. What causes this, if you have no illnesses?

Many things: Most common is eye fatigue, but there are a number of conditions which may influence your vision. Recommend seeing an opthalmologist to do complete eye examination and checking your visual abilities. ...Read more

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Eyes go in and out of focus when i look at something even though my prescription is upto date?

Eyes go in and out of focus when i look at something even though my prescription is upto date?

Eye strain: Constant eye strain can do that especially if you are on computer a lot or your work involves reading and writing. Try taking frequent short breaks and close your eyes or move it from screen. If you have blurry vision or headaches than you need to see your doc. Hope it helps ...Read more

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Both my eyes are fine but one non dominant eye does not focus unless i close the dominant eye, why is this?

Both my eyes are fine but one non dominant eye does not focus unless i close the dominant eye, why is this?

MYOPIA: You may have a refractive problem like myopia (near sightedness) or other refractive errors associated with your deviated eye. You need to see an ophthalmologist for best answer. ...Read more

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One minute I was fine then the next my vision went blurry going in & out. Then head started hurting along with eyes. Hard to focus my eyes on 1 thing?

One minute I was fine then the next my vision went blurry going in & out. Then head started hurting along with eyes. Hard to focus my eyes on 1 thing?

Please have someone: take you to the emergency room today or call 911 if you don't have someone to take you. This may be a migraine headache,but you need to be evaluated for more serious problems. ...Read more

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20 years old wears contacts becoming more sensitve to lights causing strained eyes that spazzes out affecting abilty to not focus become hazy cloudy d?

20 years old wears contacts becoming more sensitve to lights causing strained eyes that spazzes out affecting abilty to not focus become hazy cloudy d?

Overwear : See your eye md for an exam. Your contact lenses may be too tight causing corneal irritation, ; thus, sensitivity to light, pain, and blurry vision. It's best to take them out and wear your glasses until your eyes are examined. Last thing you need is an infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal when you stare at something for a long time your eyes will try to look somewhere else and re focus? I think I have nystagmus if i stare too long they move

Is it normal when you stare at something for a long time your eyes will try to look somewhere else and re focus? I think I have nystagmus if i stare too long they move

Can be normal: Your eyes sometimes get tired of focusing particularly at the computer for long periods. Best to get up and walk around every hour or so to break up the focus. This is not nystagmus. ...Read more

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A few weeks ago my eyes have been acting weird. They seem to focus so much on one thing that it hurts my head. This only occurs when i am in a hot room that is very bright. What is happening to my eyes and should i get them checked?

A few weeks ago my eyes have been acting weird. They seem to focus so much on one thing that it hurts my head. This only occurs when i am in a hot room that is very bright.
What is happening to my eyes and should i get them checked?

Sauna photophobia?!: "Hot room that is very bright"?! Where is this? Sounds like a sauna w heat lamps. Probably a natural eye protective mechanism while you're in a noxious environment. More details please or a pic of ths "hot very bright" locale. Sounds strange - a live checkup is warranted. Our creator only gave us one pair. No "screw-in eye spares" available! ;) ...Read more

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I have had a constant headache for about 36 hours now, my eyes and thoughts can't focus and i want to known what is going on? Headache for 36 hours, not able to focus my eyes correctly, i can't think, i can't read or write at my normal pace, i find myself

I have had a constant headache for about 36 hours now, my eyes and thoughts can't focus and i want to known what is going on? Headache for 36 hours, not able to focus my eyes correctly, i can't think, i can't read or write at my normal pace, i find myself

Those : Those are very concerning symptoms and you must have a medical evaluation. A severe new onset headache must be seen as an emergency. It may be a condition like migraines, but you need to be checked to be sure it isn't a serious problem like bleeding on the brain or meningitis. ...Read more

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What causes eyes to not focus properly when someone is farsighted?

What causes eyes to not focus properly when someone is farsighted?

Eye too short: The focusing lands behind the retina, because the eyeball is too short from front to back. In near-sighted people, the eyeball is too big, so the light is focused in front of the retina. ...Read more

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What is happening when you focus your eyes in and out?

What is happening when you focus your eyes in and out?

Accommodation: Focusing at a near object is called accommodation and can be relaxed back to distance once the near task is completed. ...Read more

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I was running and my eyes went out of focus what does this mean?

I was running and my eyes went out of focus what does this mean?

Several options: This should not happen and needs evaluation. One well known cause is a condition termed pigmentary glaucoma in which the shaking of the eye during running, releases a shower of pigment which elevates the eye pressure and causes blurring. There are other causes which should be investigated by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My eyes go watery when I try to focus on objects close up. Is this normal?

My eyes go watery when I try to focus on objects close up. Is this normal?

Eye strain: Tearing can be related to reflexive tearing, blocked tear ducts, typically not primary overproduction. ...Read more

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