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Treatment for halos and glares?

Treatment for halos and glares?

Eye exam: First of all an eye md exam is essential to diagnosing the cause of your halos and glare. Once known treatment will depend on what the cause is, whether from refractive, dry eyes, corneal problems, cataracts, or other less frequent causes such as dystrophies, glaucoma, medications or inflammations. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat starbursts and halos?

What can I do to treat starbursts and halos?

Need exam: You need an eye exam to determine what is causing your symptoms. Only then can a management plan be suggested to you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been seeing halos and glares for the past 4 months what could it possibly be?

Many causes: If you have occasional eye aces and blurred vision, especially when coming out of a dark room or area, then you need to get an eye exam urgently...Could be angle closure glaucoma. Cataracts, although you are on the young side for that could cause that. Eyelid inflammation called blepharitis can be a cause. Get an eye exam. ...Read more

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What makes halos and technicolored spots in my daughters vision?

What makes halos and technicolored spots in my daughters vision?

Sugar levels: Some patients with diabetes may see halos at night when sugars levels are not controlled. This one should be evaluated by an opthomologist. ...Read more

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What causes halos post lasik?

What causes halos post lasik?

Large pupil: If the patient has halo with contact lenses then he/she may have halo after lasik surgery. Patients with a large pupil tends to get halo with contact or post lasik surgery. The reason is there corrected or treatment zone is smaller than there pupil size in the dark. Its important to check the pupil size before surgery in the dark. ...Read more

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Any reason why I am seeing rainbow halos?

Any reason why I am seeing rainbow halos?

Rainbow/halos: Could be due to ocular migraine, which is without head pain, but can have these types of vision sympmtoms. Or due to improper glasses prescription, especially if you have astigmatism. See your eye care professional soon. ...Read more

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Waht causes halos around the eyes?

Waht causes halos around the eyes?

Depends: I'm assuming you mean halos around objects in your vision, like lights. Halos occur when any of the light rays entering your eye get scattered on their path to the retina (the seeing part of the eye). This could occur with dirty/scratched/outdated rx glasses, corneal irregularities (e.g., dry eye, allergies), cataract, floaters, and some macular disorders. An eye md (ophthalmologist) can help. ...Read more

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Are halos and night glares worse after lasek?

Are halos and night glares worse after lasek?

In the short term: Lasek, like any refractive surgical procedure, can cause glare especially if there is swelling, wrinkling or delayed healing of the regrowing epithelium. There are some drops capable of helping with this, but most often tincture of time works best! if it persists, get a second opinion! ...Read more

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