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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To See Halos Around Lights When Wearing Contact Lenses

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Is it ok to see halos around lights when wearing contact lenses?

Is it ok to see halos around lights when wearing contact lenses?

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

Visual Halos Around Lights (Definition)

Seeing a halo around lights is a clinical finding in which bright lights are surrounded by a halo, or circle of additional light. This can occur with ...Read more


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Why do I see halos around lights when wearing contacts?

Why do I see halos around lights when wearing contacts?

See eye doctor: Could be poor fit
could be wrong magnification
could be uncorrected astigmatism
could be cataract
could be dry. ...Read more

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Why is it that I see halos around lights when I'm wearing contacts but not glasses?

Why is it that I see halos around lights when I'm wearing contacts but not glasses?

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

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Could you tell me why I see halos around lights when I'm wearing contacts but not glasses?

Could you tell me why I see halos around lights when I'm wearing contacts but not glasses?

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

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What causes me to see halos around lights and have white splotchy vision?

What causes me to see halos around lights and have white splotchy vision?

Several things...: Your symptoms can be produce by different things such as early cataracts, ophthalmic migraines, uncontrolled blood pressure etc. You need to be examined by an ophthalmologist to rule out some of these things. ...Read more

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Why do I constantly see halos around lights when I look directly at lights?

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

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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?

Lights: Have your doctor check for diabetes
diabetes can make you feel hungry, tired, or thirsty; you may urinate more than normal and have blurry vision.

Glaucoma
glaucoma is a group of eye conditions in which fluid builds up in your eye causing gradual vision loss.

Transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke)
transient ischemic attacks cause headache, numbness, tingling, or weakness in the face, arm, or l. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Need exam: 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.
Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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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.?

I have floaters, and I see ghosting around bright text on screens, I see halos around lights, and I sometimes see minor blurry vision.?

See eye doctyor: 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
thanl you for using health tap
good luck ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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Strange eyesight distortions. Halos around lights when at night?

Strange eyesight distortions. Halos around lights when at night?

Many possible causes: Best go have this checked out. Could be an optical cause, needing glasses, or be caused by edema (swelling) of cornea. Could also be from cataract even in younger people with certain diseases. ...Read more

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Seeing halos around lights, is this normal? What does it indicate?

Cornea lens or meds: Halos around light could be a sign of an abnormal cornea, a lens opacity (cataract) or a side effect of medication such as digoxin (lanoxin). If it persists or gets worse then go to your eye md. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Halos around lights?

Halos around lights: The visual appearance of halos surrounding sources of light may be related to a number of medical conditions such as cataracts, Fuchs' Dystrophy, glaucoma &
kerataconus. ...Read more

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What causes eye pain and seeing halos around lights?

What causes eye pain and seeing halos around lights?

Possibly glaucoma: Blurry vision, red eye, eye pain and haloes around lights could be a sign of corneal edema secondary to acute elevation of intraocular pressure. ...Read more

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Strange visual symptoms. Over the last year, get halos around lights at night. What do they mean?

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

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What causes blurred vision and the sudden appearances of halos around lights?

Cornea swelling: Contact lens overwear, keeping eyes open too long in a pool, or other causes of swelling of the front of the eye can cause these symptoms. If pain and light sensitivity are also present, then an urgent visit to your eye doctor is needed! ...Read more

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What to expect if I'm seeing halos around lights, eye doctor found nothing wrong?

Halos: The halos may be coming from a swollen cornea or astigmatism. Corneal swelling may come and go, so it may not be present on every exam. ...Read more

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Increased blurry vision & halos around lights when driving?

Increased blurry vision & halos around lights when driving?

See an eye doctor: You need to see an eye doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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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

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Halos around lights, swollen eyes, double vision? What is my diagnosis?

Halos around lights, swollen eyes, double vision? What is my diagnosis?

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

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How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

Norepinephrine: anxiety=increased norepinephrine (adrenaline) the chemical messenger which speeds up the whole human system-BUT check in with an eye MD (ophthalmologist) for other causes ...Read more

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Foggy vision, slight reddening and halos around lights. All symptoms only on the right eye? Infection coming?

Foggy vision, slight reddening and halos around lights. All symptoms only on the right eye? Infection coming?

See a Doctor: Your symptoms are rather general and can't be used to narrow down a diagnosis without examination. New onset of foggy vision should be examined for a corneal infection, iritis, glaucoma, or many other.. ...Read more

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Can halos around lights, occasional blurred vision, and eye strain be from dry eyes? Also, can dry eyes be from anxiety?

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

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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

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Regarding contact lenses, halos and bluryness on one eye?

Regarding contact lenses, halos and bluryness on one eye?

Contact overwear: Probably related to overwear. Stop your contacts, use tears ; see your eye doctor to assess any changes. ...Read more