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I See Halos Around Lights At Night
I see halos around lights day and night. I visited many eye specialists. They all said nothing is wrong but I am still seeing them. What can be causing it?
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Many possibilities: There are many possible reasons for this. See an ophthalmologist who can determine what is the cause in your particular case. ...Read more
Depends: Many people do see halos with contact lenses. Sometimes, it could mean your contact lens is not completely clean. But if its a new lens, then most likely its normal. ...Read more
Need better Rx: First I am goung to assume these contacts are not bifocal cl's. Halos whn using bifocal contacts are normal. If you see halos arouond lights, this usually means the prescription is not as accurate as it can be. Rarely halos can be caused by corneal edema from a poorly fitted contact lens. ...Read more
Bifocal CL: If you are wearing a bifocal contact lens, some halos seen round lights is "normal", or at least a limitation of the type of contact lens. If this is not the type of cl yo u wear, than the lens fit or power needs to be improved/corrected. You should not be seeing halos if your ocular health is good (no cataracts). ...Read more
Exposed to bleach fumes yesterday for about 3 hours. Today my eyes are very sore and I see halos around lights and dekstop icons on pc.
Fumes from bleach usually cause irritation, but not more serious problems. However it is concerning that you have vision changes today. Regardless of what might have preceded your eye pain / seeing halos around lights = you need to have your eyes examined right away. The eyeball surface will be viewed under magnification.
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I have floaters, and I see ghosting around bright text on screens, I see halos around lights, and I sometimes see minor blurry vision.?
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You need to see an eye doctor preferably an ophthalmologist that can examine your eyes and determines if it is an eye problem or neurological problem so please make an appointment
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I am seeing rainbow halos around lights and ghosting! I am wearing soft contact lenses since 2 years 10 hours per day. I see rainbow halos with contacts, without contacts and with glasses! The ghostin
Strange visual symptoms. Over the last year, get halos around lights at night. What do they mean?
Many possibilites: Depending on your age, there could be number of different causes. Cataract formation, swelling in the cornea or a change in prescription could all be culprits. See your eye doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
How does anxiety cause blurry vision sometimes, eye strain, and halos around lights at night? My eye doc said everything was fine.
Anxiety attacks: During anxiety attacks, most of patients have rapid breathing, leading to low Carbon dioxide (CO2) level in the blood, causing blurred vision, numbness around lips and overall tingling feeling. Usually patients are directed to breath in a bag, that helps alleviate such symptoms. ...Read more
See an eye doctor: You need to see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Had pupils dilated for exam today and noticed rainbow halos around lights afterward. Still seeing halos though no longer rainbow. Is that normal?
Yes: You dilated eye can not focus well at the distance. The dilation will last up to 4-6 hours. If the dilating drop was a long acting it may last 24-48 hours. The halo will go away after dilation. If it will persist please call your eye doc. ...Read more
Hey. I had surgery for my eyes to put lens that's icl. Its before 1week from today but my problem is that the halos around lights is there solution?
Corneal edema: Usually improves with time. If your prescription needs fine tuning, lasik may be an option as a touch up. ...Read more
What could cause sudden blurred, grayed vision with halos around lights in one eye that seemed to resolve in 24 hours?
Migraines: You may have migraines. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of angle closure glaucoma, other than glares and halos around lights? My iot with non-contact tonometer is 16 for both eyes.
Severe eye pain: Angle closure is a severe ; emergent eye issue. Iop usually higher than 50-60. Profound visual loss happens rapidly with such severe pain it can make people very sick. A true eye emergency requires immediate care...Usually seen in older people. ...Read more
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Foggy vision, slight reddening and halos around lights. All symptoms only on the right eye? Infection coming?
Can halos around lights, occasional blurred vision, and eye strain be from dry eyes? Also, can dry eyes be from anxiety?
I'm not an: Opthalmologist, but the obvious first suggestion is to make an appointment with one. In an older person you want to eliminate cataracts as a potential diagnose. In a younger person, while cataracts do occur, there are lots of other potential causes that need a look-see. Opthalmologists also know about what causes dry eyes. ...Read more
37 yo, and see halos/haziness around lights at night. I wear contacts, but my Rx is ok. History of prednisone use for Crohns, last eye exam was ok.
I am 22 years old. Recently (1-2 years) I see starbursts on lights and sometimes halos at night. What could cause this for my age likely? Help
I have very bad anxiety. I went thru many symptoms. Now I see halos & starbursts around lights. When I blink the halos go away but not starbursts?
Wanda, if you have not done so already, you should make sure to have a physical exam completed by your physician to rule out any medical issues which may be related to these symptoms.
If you have done that, when you experience these starbursts, attempt some deep breathing exercises along with visualizing yourself in some of your favorite places. ...Read more
Contact lenses: Possible if the lenses get contaminated or dirty or dry. ...Read more
I'm myopic (20/80 and 20/100). Could the shape of the eye caus you to see more halos or starburts?
Possibly: With correction, many of those images should be reduced or disappear altogether. There is a phenomena called spherical aberration which has to do with the topograpjhy of your eye which may leed to above described images. Also if your eyes dilate at night you may see halos around lights. Uncorr4ected astigmatism may be another cause. ...Read more
Hi, I have done my lasik surgery 3 weeks before but still see starbust and glare and halos. Is it normal? Is this problem correct after some time?
Cataracts, dry eyes: There are several causes night vision disturbances: dry eye, cataracts, change in glasses prescription, etc. The most common cause for halos at night are from cataracts in those patients over 60-65 and can be successfully treated with cataract surgery. If you are still driving at night and you are concerned about your ability to do this, I would recommend an eye exam to rule out a medical cause. ...Read more
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