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I'm 49 my vision is fine I guess but on and off I get blurred vision when I get off my ipad.....Not so regularly used. Does this mean I need glasses?

I'm 49 my vision is fine I guess but on and off I get blurred vision when I get off my ipad.....Not so regularly used. Does this mean I need glasses?

Presbyopia: Presbyopia is typical age-related blurring of near vision. During our lifetime, we gradually lose the ability to accommodate when we look at objects close by. When it becomes symptomatic enough, then we often need reading glasses. This tends to gradually worsen as we get older. ...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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Headache in front and around temples, foggy feeling, isolated case of off balance, no blurred vision or head trauma. What could be going on?

Headache in front and around temples, foggy feeling, isolated case of off balance, no blurred vision or head trauma. What could be going on?

Call doctor: Your symptoms can be any number of things, and best worked up by physical examination of your head, ears, eyes, nose (sinuses), and throat to put it all together. Of these symptoms independently can cause your symptoms. So it's best not to shotgun it, or guess, as it will be faster to have it diagnosed immediately by your doctor. S/he will recommend the best thing that you can take right now to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Numbness, pressure and pain left side of face cheek area going towards ear, 18 months off and on, blurred vision l eye now blood on pillow after sleep?

Chronic facial pain: We don't know anything about your medical history or any medications. Have you seen a doctor for this? Its been going on for 18 months, please seek medical attention urgently. ...Read more

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I'm having frequently using restroom and feeling fatigue, blurred vision, off and on?

I'm having frequently using restroom and feeling fatigue, blurred vision, off and on?

Diabetes?: Diabetes can show up with frequent urination, fatigue, blurred vision and need to eat and drink constantly. Thyroid disease can show up as fatigue and blurred vision (from dryness). Either way, you need to be checked out by your primary care doc. ...Read more

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I have multiple symptoms but dr has no answer head numbness off and on more with heat blurred vision off and on electric shock feeling through head?

I have multiple symptoms but dr has no answer head numbness off and on more with heat blurred vision off and on electric shock feeling through head?

Some possibilities: The electric shokc feeling is probably the most specific, and usually is a neuralgia, such as trigeminal neuralgia, which is a nerve pain usually with no known cause but can be treated medically, usually by neurologists. This can also be from multiple sclerosis. Numbness and blurred vision with a heat effect can also be from ms, so seeing a neurologist might be useful to rule this out. ...Read more

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I get a head cold type illness at least once a month. No cold symptoms runny nose or headache just dizziness, off balance, heavy head, blurred vision

I get a head cold type illness at least once a month. No cold symptoms runny nose or headache just dizziness, off balance, heavy head, blurred vision

POSSIBLE sinus or: Ear condition. Please consider seeing an ENT doctor. He/she will examine you ears, nose, and throat and see what is going on. Peace and good health. If nothing is found, consider vitamin C 2X daily and have your vitamin D level checked for possible needed supplementation. ...Read more

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I keep getting thirsty, tiredness, urinating alot&it smells off wheat? &weight gain&blurred vision now&then hba1c levels were tested but came back clear?

I keep getting thirsty, tiredness, urinating alot&it smells off wheat? &weight gain&blurred vision now&then hba1c levels were tested but came back clear?

Possible diabetes: Sure sounds like the symptoms of elevated blood glucose. A1c measures the glucose level over the prior 3 months. I would get a current glucose level. ...Read more

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Loud pitch in both ears; blurred vision; off balance; fell from weak legs: cold sweat; mumbling; twitching uncontrollable; and nausea. What was this?

Loud pitch in both ears; blurred vision; off balance; fell from weak legs: cold sweat; mumbling; twitching uncontrollable; and nausea. What was this?

Serious stuff: These symtoms are very abnormal and potentially very serious. Given the serious nature of your complaints and varied types of complaints that you have, I think the ONLY best answer is see a PMD as soon as possible or go to the local hospital emergency department if there is no doctor that can see you immediately. Even if the symptoms have already resolved you should still be evaluated soon. ...Read more

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What can lead to blurred vision?

What can lead to blurred vision?

Blurred vision: Blurred vision is most likely due to: need for glasses/astigmatism; dry eye/unstable tear film (eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com has more info on how to help if this is issue: "Lid Hygiene"; cataract/lens changes; diabetes/change in blood sugar. See eyeMD to see which is cause. ...Read more

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What else could cause blurred vision?

What else could cause blurred vision?

Blurred vision: May have many causes. You can start at the tear film, then cornea, lens, the vitreous gel, retina, optic nerve and finally the brain. There are over 2 million parts that compose the eye and the visual system is very complex. A good eye examination will help determine the cause of your blurred vision. ...Read more

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What can be done for blurred vision?

What can be done for blurred vision?

It depends: It could be a simple as needing glasses or more serious. Please get an eye exam and have a great day! ...Read more

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What causes haloes and blurred vision?

What causes haloes and blurred vision?

Depends: Your age, past eye history and an exam would help with the answer. If you want a list: cataracts, acephalic migraines, refractive surgery, bad contact lenses, corneal edema, iritis, posterior capsule opacification are a few on the list. ...Read more

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What are the causes for blurred vision?

Too many: The causes of blurred vision are myriad.

To refine the question:
one of both eyes
sudden of gradual
associated with other symptoms like pain or redness. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why I have my blurred vision?

Various: Is the blur recent or gradually oncoming over a long time? Is it one eye or both? Are there any other symptoms: pain, nausea, light flashes, floaters? As you can notice there are many possiblities depending upon the answer to these questions, check with your ophthalmologist to get the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is it that I keep getting blurred vision?

Why is it that I keep getting blurred vision?

Need exam: May be as simple as need for glasses. Need to rule out medical eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration. Get an exam. ...Read more

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Could my dizzyness and blurred vision be related?

Could my dizzyness and blurred vision be related?

Probably: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I woke up and had blurred vision. Will it go away?

BLURRED VISION: Blurred vision can be due to so many causes and I will recommend you see a opthalmologist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What to do if contacts are causing blurred vision?

What to do if contacts are causing blurred vision?

See an eye doctor!: If contacts are causing bluriness, it could be very serious! A dirty or damaged contact lens can cause corneal ulcers. A poorly fitting contact may also do the same. Get it evaluated soon and stop wearing your contact until seen. ...Read more

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Could sudden blurred vision be only symptom of tia?

Possible: TIA can present as suddenly decreased vision ("curtain falling" or blurred vision). It can be in one eye or in both eyes (in which case it is usually only on one side of vision). Many other diseases can cause blurry vision - migraines, problems with the eye itself. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have blurred vision at night?

Need more info: What activities at night do you notice blurred visioni? Doing any computer work? Driving? This will help pinpoint a better answer for you. Most people don't have blurred vision in the night or day. Often Dry Eye Syndrome is the biggest culprit. However, depending on your age, and past medical, surgical, eye, and social history, plus medications your on can determine why this is happening to you. ...Read more

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Difference between dimmed vision vs blurred vision?

Difference between dimmed vision vs blurred vision?

Severity: Blurry vision is a symptom of many ocular conditions, including but not limited to: refractive error, dry eyes, conjunctivitis, corneal disease, cataract, inflammation, infection, eyelid disease, medications, neurological & systemic diseases. Dim vision is in itself more worrisome in that neurological (Neuropathies) & circulatory conditions (occlusions) have to be considered. An eye exam helpful ...Read more

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What's the difference between cloudy & blurred vision?

The same: Generally cloudy and blurry are used by patients to mean the same thing. Your eye doctor should ask you further question to clarify the nature of the vision change. ...Read more

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Why do I have crust and blurred vision in the spring?

Allergy: Sounds like you are making mucus in your eyes from allergy. Ask your ophthalmologist for Pataday or similar drop- very effective. Keep your lids clean with baby shampoo and warm water. ...Read more

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Why do I have partly blurred vision with hard lenses?

Why do I have partly blurred vision with hard lenses?

Astigmatism?: Irregular astigmatism not corrected by hard lenses. Or, corneal edema due to poor oxygen to cornea? Or some corneal warpage from the lens? ...Read more

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What should I do if I have blurred vision from lights?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can sudden blurred vision be only symptom of getting tia?

Yes: Any sudden decrease in vision warrants immediate examination by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Any thing I could do to improve blurred vision in a few days?

Ophthalmologist: Treat the cause of blurred vision. Wear corrective lenses. See an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How can you get temporary blurred vision? What can cause it?

Dry Eye Syndrome: The most common cause of temporary or fluctuating blurred vision is dry eye syndrome. Our tear production decreases by 60% from age 16 to age 60. Other causes of dry eye include various medicines, smoking, certain auto-immune diseases, environmental causes such as forced air heating and air conditioning. You should certainly see an eye md to rule out any serious causes. ...Read more

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Can being extremely angry cause blurred vision? Is that normal?

Not: Vision should not change with anger. You may need to see your doctor for blood pressure check. May be with anger your blood pressure goes up much higher than normal which may lead to circulation problem to your eye. ...Read more

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Is Concentrated Mineral Drops (CMD) really good for blurred vision?

Neutral: These are not harmful and may have some lubrication aspects. But they will not correct or cure blurred vision. If your vision is blurring, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Please is there any drugs that can help in clearing of blurred vision?

Please is there any drugs that can help in clearing of blurred vision?

Blurred: Blurred vision can not be cured by medication. There are some systemic diseases like diabetes that can worsen your vision and can improve with proper medication management. You need to see a doctor for a proper evaluation ...Read more

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Is double blurred vision common after sah. If so, how long canit take to resolve?

See Eye MD: You need to see an ophthalmologist to find out what is going on and how to manage it. ...Read more

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What could this be? I wake up in morning with blurred vision lasts for about one hour?

Fuch's dystrophy: This is the classic description of corneal edema caused by symptomatic fuch's dystrophy. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to find out if this what is going on. ...Read more

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My friend is experiencing blurred vision, what causes may be? He has checked his eyesight, it was ok.

My friend is experiencing blurred vision, what causes may be? He has checked his eyesight, it was ok.

Opthamologist: Is a medical doctor who treats diseases of the eye. He/sh can help you determine what the cause is. It may be due to a retinal issue, cataract, or other things. Please ask your friend to get a second opinion or see another type of specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have had blurred vision on and off yesterday was pretty bad and woke up this morning and it was better but now its blurry again?

I have had blurred vision on and off yesterday was pretty bad and woke up this morning and it was better but now its blurry again?

See your eye doctor: Blurred vision of any kind is potentially serious and warrants a visit to your eye doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

Impairment of sight in which things appear ...Read more