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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Overview)

Hazy vision is a clinical finding in which a person's vision is blurred or opaque. This is often due to cataracts.


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Epiretinal membrane in 1 eye & cataracts in both. Are there any tests to determine which condition is likely causing glare & hazy vision when driving?

Epiretinal membrane in 1 eye & cataracts in both. Are there any tests to determine which condition is likely causing glare & hazy vision when driving?

ERM & Cataracts: Epiretinal membranes (ERM) can affect central vision. A PAM (Potential Acuity Meter) can determine if it is just the cataract affecting general vision or the ERM. If ERM small, might still have 20/20 with PAM. Brightness acuity test (BAT): generally tells us how bad the cataract is. OCT (optical coherence tomography) tells us how significant ERM is. Frustration is in fact: still no guarantee which ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
740 doctors shared insights

Hazy Vision (Overview)

Hazy vision is a clinical finding in which a person's vision is blurred or opaque. This is often due to cataracts.


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Hazy vision with contacts?

Hazy vision with contacts?

Cornea swelling: Hazy vision can also be due to swelling or other problems on the cornea, which is where the contact lens sits. Agree that the first step is to stop wearing them and see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Tip)

Treating Poor Vision

Poor vision is a frequent contrbutor to falls and fractures in the elderly. ...See more

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Treating Poor Vision (Checklist)

Try a tablet or ebook reader for reading
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If you have cataracts, have them treated
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I had lasik 3 days ago and still have hazy vision - anyone treated this problem?

I had lasik 3 days ago and still have hazy vision - anyone treated this problem?

Not unusual: You should call your surgeon, but it is not unusual to have haziness after lasik. It took my own lasik about a week to really clear up. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Tip)

Treating Poor Vision

Please don't drive in the evening as it will get even worse due to glare. ...See more

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Any treatments that'll make blurry vision from blepharitis oil glands go away ?

Any treatments that'll make blurry vision from blepharitis oil glands go away ?

It takes time: Posterior blepharitis takes time to improve. The quality of the tear lake, which is composed of meibomian gland secretions (the part you are treating), mucin layer, ; aqueous layer, aides the ocular surface to be as clear ; smooth as possible. Use artificial tears like refreshâ„¢ tears to help with part of the blurry vision, but continue with the compresses/massages. Eye doc can also rx doxycycline. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of blurry vision?

More specific: Depends on why vision is blurry. Very common reasons are dry eyes and nearsighted/farsighted/astigmatism errors. A good eye exam by an ophthalmologist can provide a more specific solution. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Tip)

Treating Poor Vision

Improve your diet to be rich in anti-oxidants to support your eyes. ...See more

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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Foggy Vision (Definition)

Foggy vision is a clinical finding in which the vision appears foggy. This can occur with cataracts ...Read more