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Hazy Vision Causes
What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye? Thank you.
Possibly urgent: Decreased vision is always in need of evaluation. Though sometimes benign the association of seeing lines in your vision can indicate a posterior problem (vitreous and/or retina). One must be evaluated for a vitreous hemorrhage or retina tear/break/detachment. Please contact your provider as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hazy vision: Impairment of sight in which things appear hazy, fuzzy or blurred. ...Read more
Vitreous separation: Most likely this is a symptom of vitreous separation. It may be associated with flashes of light in the peripheral vision. Although usually not dangerous, a vitreous separation can occasionally lead to retinal tears and even less frequently to retinal detachment. If this happens, it is prudent to be examined by an eyemd, especially if you are at high risk, such as being highly nearsighted. ...Read more
Common problem: The first step is to be evaluated by an eye doctor to make sure you don't have any retinal problems that may have resulted in bleeding. Assuming that it is a pvd, you may have a floater in the center of your vision. It's annoying and can take 6 months or more to move out of the way, but there isn't much you can do about it. Fortunately, it's not dangerous. ...Read more
Probably dry eye: This is most common when first waking up and the blurry vision is temporary. Artificial tears over the counter will help. Make sure it does NOT contain any redness or itching reliever in it. Just a pure lubricating drop. Use this through out the day and when waking up. Generally 3-4x/day. Dry eye is very common. If the blurry vision persists, see an eye doctor. good luck. ...Read more
Post Cat Surgery: VA: Common Post Cataract Surgery Issues: need for glasses still for residual astigmatism/refractive error; need YAG laser due to PCO (Posterior Capsular Opacification: happens in 10-25% of patients): YAG laser helps decrease glare/streaks of light patients notice from PCO; more info at: firstname.lastname@example.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye doctor: Any new-onset or increased amount of floaters should be evaluated by an eye doctor immediately. Optometrists, general ophthalmologists and retina specialists can all dilate your eyes and look for evidence of retinal holes, tears or detachments, but a retinal specialist is the most qualified to treat it. See an eye doctor today! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently diagnosed w/Early stage Fuchs Dystrophy. Diagnosed w/minimal epiretinal membrane 1 yr.ago. Past 2yrs have glare & hazy vision. Fuchs is why?
Combination: 'Early' stage Fuchs shouldnt affect your vision. It can cause glare and hazy vision in later stages. The ERM will cause distortion in vision eg straight line will look crooked or wavy. The cataracts are more likely to be the culprit for glare, hazy, discolored vision. Take care. ...Read more