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How do you know if tropicamide to dilate pupils at eye exam caused glaucoma ? Symptoms include heaviness in eyes, mild pain, blurry vision.

How do you know if tropicamide to dilate pupils at eye exam caused glaucoma ? Symptoms include heaviness in eyes, mild pain, blurry vision.

Probably not: Tropicamide is a an eye medication gnerally used to dilate the pupil during an eye examination. There is a minimal risk of inducing angle closure glaucoma in patients who are predisposed to this condition. This predispostion is usually determined before the eyes are dilated. The described symptoms are consistent with the effects of tropicamide which are temporary. ...Read more

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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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I am 26 and I have sudden blurry vision for about 30 min and it goes off and follows up headeck... Could that be migraine or glaucoma?

I am 26 and I have sudden blurry vision for about 30 min  and it goes off  and follows up headeck... Could that be migraine or glaucoma?

Migraine: Sounds like a migraine. Do you have sensitivity it light? Nausea? There are many things out there to help migraines; see your doctor. Ibuprofen sometimes helps, if you take it as soon as you realize your going to get it. ...Read more

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Double and blurry vision in left eye after glaucoma trab surgery with express shunt implant in right eye, what to do?

Double and blurry vision in left eye after glaucoma trab surgery with express shunt implant in right eye, what to do?

Immediately after: surgery, it is normal to have some blurry vision. The swelling initially will change the way your eye muscles function and cause you to have some double vision. These should improve over time. Continue follow up with your eye surgeon as trab surgery is "high maintenance" surgery and requires some constant TLC. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision?

What could cause blurry vision?

Many things: Many issues can cause blurred vision. If it does not improve, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blurry vision?

Many answers: Vision can be blurry from ordinary need for glasses. It can get blurry from a host of eye problems including corneal infections and dryness, cataracts, internal inflammation of the eye, retinal bleeds and detachments, macular problems and defects of the central nervous system involved with vision. ...Read more

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What causes my blurry vision when i'm reading?

What causes my blurry vision when i'm reading?

Blurry : Problems with focus. See an ophthalmologist, check your refraction as well as eye muscle function. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause blurry vision?

Can diabetes cause blurry vision?

Diabetes: Diabetes causes blurry vision in a number of ways, including a myopic shift from excess glucose in the lens, macular edema, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, diabetic cataract. Call your local ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause blurry vision?

How can diabetes cause blurry vision?

See below: Fluctuating blood sugars can cause vision changes (osmotic effect on the eye's lens). Also, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of retinal blindness in the workin-age population. High blood sugar over several years causes retinal blood vessels to leak (causing a swollen retina), bleed, and scar over. Treatment includes laser, intraocular (intravitreal) medication, and vitrectomy surgery. ...Read more

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Does being hungover cause blurry vision?

Does being hungover cause blurry vision?

Hungover: The hangover itself does not cause blurring. However, since alcohol is a diuretic, the body becomes dehydrated, and the eyes dry out, leading to blurred vision. If your eyes feel dry, you can try using some artificial tears, such as refresh or systane. ...Read more

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Can too much chlorine in pool cause blurry vision?

Can too much chlorine in pool cause blurry vision?

Yes: Chlorine can act as an irritant and result in the surface of the cornea being dry and slightly cloudy. It should clear up on it's own. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if this doesn't improve. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of blurry vision with headaches?

What can be the cause of blurry vision with headaches?

Need eye doc or ER: These symptoms are consistent with an inflammation in the front of the eye called "iritis." this can also be a migraine headache. Can have flashes preceding. Headache followed by visual loss. Less likely causes include an acute glaucoma (sudden high pressure in the eye) that can also lead to visual loss. You need am exam by am eye md to sort this out. ...Read more

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Can using a computer for long hours cause blurry vision?

Computer eye strain: Any extended periods of near work on the computer or reading can cause eyestrain symptoms. These include blurred or fluctuating vision, discomfort around the eyes, browache, and difficulty focusing. The eyes are not damaged by this, just overworked. Taking frequent breaks by closing the eyes or looking away, and varying the computer distance can help. Even the distance vision can blur sometimes. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes sudden blurry vision?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of sudden blurry vision. Some of the causes can lead to blindness and even death. Call an ophthalmologist today. ...Read more

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Is it possible to differentiate the blurry vision caused by visual problem & sinusitis. If so, how?

Is it possible to differentiate the blurry vision caused by visual problem & sinusitis. If so, how?

Yes: Sinusitis does not cause blurry vision. Period. This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Sinusitis can cause facial pain, pressure, fever, drainage, nasal obstruction, but does not cause blurry vision. Get your eyes checked! ...Read more

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What causes blurry vision and ocular migraines?

Yes: Ocular migraines or retinal migraines can cause scintillating scotomas. Although this is not exactly blurry vision, it is a characteristic feature relatively unique to retinal migraines. ...Read more

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What causes blurry vision?

What causes blurry vision?

Many reasons: Too many to list. Some are benign and some are very dangerous. You need to be examined by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a blurry vision?

What causes a blurry vision?

TNTC: Too numerous to "count" or state. Start with the basics, fatigue, poor nutrition, medical issues such as diabetes, uncorrected astigmatism, etc an eye exam and medical check up are in order. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision?

Many causes: Vision becomes blurry with uncorrected need for glasses, internal pathology like cataracts and retinal disease, external problems like corneal disease and from nerve conditions like optic nerve dysfunction and brain damage. This should be evaluated by an opththalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision?

What can cause sudden blurry vision?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of sudden blurry vision. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

A condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. It's often linked to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness ...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