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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 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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Why don't my eyes focus light into a point? They tell me that's why i'm needing glasses.

Why don't my eyes focus light into a point?  They tell me that's why i'm needing glasses.

Ametropia: You may be nearsighted, farsighted, and/or with astigmatism. These are common findings in the population, where the light bending (refracting) power of your cornea and lens doesn't match the distance to the retina. Glasses or contacts can neutralize this. More permanent correction can be accomplished with laser vision correction, such as lasik. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get really tired, my eyes will go out of focus on their own. What can I do?

Sometimes when I get really tired, my eyes will go out of focus on their own. What can I do?

Rest: If happens often, have your eyes looked at for refractive errors or alignment problems. Figure out triggers and avoid them. ...Read more

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