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Lately I have noticed blurry and hazy vision-- what can cause?

Lately I have noticed blurry and hazy vision-- what can cause?

Lots of causes.: You must see an eye doctor sooner rather than later as some causes could be serious. ...Read 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


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Hazy vision- what are some possible causes?

Many: There are many possible causes from things as simple as needing an updated glasses prescription to health problems in the eye. Any sudden onset blurry vision is warrants a thorough eye exam. ...Read more

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Causes of sudden blurry and hazy vision that goes in and out?

Causes of sudden blurry and hazy vision that goes in and out?

Spasm: Sounds like accommodative spasm, where the focusing muscle of your eye is "spazzing out". If you are older, could be a sign of stroke- depends if it's one eye or both. You need to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye? Thank you.

What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye?  Thank you.

Several: Several things can cause these symptoms. The most common one is ear infection, possibly chronic but this can be serious. Other causes such as tumor are possible and should be excluded. You need to visit an ENT physician and get a scan of your sinuses. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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Cloudy, hazy vision. Seeing lines. Why?

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 more

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Cloudy, hazy vision. Seeing arcs or flashes of light?

Detachment?: Probably a vitreous detachment (no treatment), or retinal detachment (needs prompt surgery). See ophthalmologist very soon (days). ...Read more

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Hazy vision and believing there are gnats or flies when there are none?

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

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I had pvd months ago and still have hazy vision - has anyone had this problem?

I had pvd months ago and still have hazy vision - has anyone had this problem?

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

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I had lasik 3 days ago, but still have hazy vision. Is this normal?

I had lasik 3 days ago, but still have hazy vision. Is this normal?

It can be: It could be due to dryness and healing but could also be more serious. Be sure that you are in touch with your surgeon to be sure. ...Read more

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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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What kind of doctor should I see for double & hazy vision?

Ophthalmologist: An ophthalmologist is an eye surgeon and can treat both of these problems. ...Read more

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How do I fix foggy/hazy vision 3 years after having cataract surgery?

How do I fix foggy/hazy vision 3 years after having cataract surgery?

Depends.: You need to see your eye doctor, but the most common cause would be a secondary cataract which can be resolved with a simple 60 second yag laser procedure. Another cause could be late onset corneal edema which could be treated by a corneal specialist. ...Read more

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How come I am waking up with temporary hazy vision in my left eye?

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

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I'm having foggy/hazy vision 3 years after cataract surgery, what is wrong?

I'm having foggy/hazy vision 3 years after cataract surgery, what is wrong?

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: eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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I am waking up with temporary hazy vision in my left eye. What could be wrong?

I am waking up with temporary hazy vision in my left eye. What could be wrong?

Many causes: Blurred vision in the morning could be normal, but there are several eye problems that can cause this. A thorough eye exam should determine what is happening. See an ophthalmologist for this. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for drastic increase in floaters & hazy vision?

What kind of doctor should I see for drastic increase in floaters & hazy vision?

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 more

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Sparkly eye, hazy vision, sensitive to light?

Sparkly eye, hazy vision, sensitive to light?

Migraine: Likely migraine. Rarely TIA or occipital lobe seizure- depends on your age and how long its been going on. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed w/Early stage Fuchs Dystrophy. Diagnosed w/minimal epiretinal membrane 1 yr.ago. Past 2yrs have glare & hazy vision. Fuchs is why?

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

Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Foggy Vision (Definition)

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