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Film Over Eye Blurred Vision
I'm 43 and I woke up today with blurry vision and it feels like there is a film over then. It feel like my head is bothering my eyes.
Maybe you have: Some mild eye irritation or mild infection, or was exposed to some dust or other eye irratant. Normally tears should help wash away any minor irritation, but if the problem continues you might want to have your eyes looked at by somebody who treats them. ...Read more
Blurry vision lower quarter visual field of left eye (is like a greasy film over bottom quarter of eye.) Blood pressure perfect.
Pain to move left eye, blurry vision lower 1/2 visual field that eye only (is like a greasy film over bottom 1/2 of eye). Blood pressure perfect?
Optic neuritis: You need to see an ophthalmologist asap. The biggest concern in a woman your age would be optic neuritis. This would explain your symptoms best. You need a thorough exam by an ophthalmologist first the ophthalmologist may order an MRI or have you see a neurologist depending on the findings. ...Read more
I have a stabbing constant pain above rt eye w/ some blurry vision (film like) also stiff neck to the point I can't lift my right arm BA survivor?
Blepharitis: There are many causes of itchy burning eyes along with blurred vision, one of them having blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids). Inflammed eyelids can result in unhealthy corneal tear film which can cause uncomfortable feelings of itching, burning as well as blurred vision. You may need to be examined by an eye doctor who may use slit lamp to determine the exact cause and treat accordingly. ...Read more
This kind of symptom should not be ignored. Although at your stated age its unlikely to be serious one sided eye visual changes can be serious. Ask your question again with more information.
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Possibly: Due to increased blood flow and tear film imbalance. This should clear quickly though. ...Read more
Sudden: Any sudden loss of vision in one eye is a significant event and needs evaluation by an eye doctor. There are many causes so it's best to get checked. ...Read more
? migraine/other: Peripherally blurred vision possibly with a sawtoothed pattern of light on the fringe of the blurry area may be an aura of a migraine most likely. Also of concern is a potential retinal tear/detachment, vitreous detachment, vascular event, or even a refractive or corneal issue. Obviously you need an examination to rule out more serious and treatable ocular problems. See an eye md. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Loss of vision in one corner is concerning. First cover each eye to ensure it is from one eye and not say, the left corner of both eyes. This needs to be evaluated by an eye doctor with at the very least a dilated eye exam to rule out a retinal problem. Other tests that may need to be done include a peripheral vision test called a visual field test. If constant or worsening, see someone soon! ...Read more
Many causes: Sudden loss of vision in one eye constitutes an emergency situation. See care at the nearest er. Do not hesitate! ...Read more
Time for eye exam: Tired eyes are often a sign of either dry eyes or eye strain. Both can be related to long hours spent on a repetitive near task (like being on the computer for hours) and can also be caused by a need fro prescription glasses. Occasional blurred vision can be related to dry eyes or prescription changes also. You would be well off having an eye exam to be sure. ...Read more
Is it common for a person with a red painful eye resulting from an accident to have a blurred vision?
What happens if the patient is still able to see but has blurred vision on one eye, is it still correctable?
Needs evaluation: Good vision in one eye will compensate for diminished vision in the other. Lowered vision must be investigated and while the most common cause is a need for improved eyeglasses, there are many other possibilities at your age. You should have an ophthalmologist investigate. ...Read more
14wks preg. Sometimes I get blurred vision, like a light is being shown in my eyes and there are white spots. What is this?
Call your doctor...: This sounds like scotomata, visual changes that accompany gestational hypertension or preeclampsia. You should call your obstetrician's or midwife's office line to ask what they think you should do without delay. ...Read more
I'm short sighted, I have glasses. Got blurred vision in both my eyes. Have pain in only one eye. What could be causing this?
Optical (wrong Rx for glasses) is e VERY uncommon cause of a painful eye. Type of pain is helpful to figure out a cause. Sharp-foreign body or dryness. Pain on movement--optic neuritis, trauma? Dull/sharp. Front of eye/back of eye?
Most probably not the glasses. Repost with a better description of your symptoms. ...Read more
I woke up today and had blurred vision in left eye. I've experienced this before and it went away in a hour. Its all day today. I think I slept on it?
Get seen: Any sudden persistent change in vision needs to be assessed. See or call your primary care doc, eye doc, go to eye care urgent care, or an ER now. It may be something as minor as a new medication, but better safe than sorry. (And usually medication effects are not present just in 1 eye). ...Read more
I've had migraines my whole life. I get at least 3-4 a month. Can I have a brief description on why this happens? I get a thing in my eye (blurred vision) and that's when I know I'm getting one.
Migraine aura: Hopefully a neurologist is managing youGet a more detailed answer ›