Doctor insights on:
On And Off Blurred Vision
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Too vague: Need more info. It could mean nothing or death is imminent. ...Read more
Ophthalmologist: Treat the cause of blurred vision. Wear corrective lenses. See an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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
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
See Eye MD: You need to see an ophthalmologist to find out what is going on and how to manage it. ...Read more
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
Is it normal to have really blurred vision and the morning and for it to get clearer as the day goes on?
See your MD: With a history that complex you'll need to see a doctor who can listen, examine, and test you. ...Read more
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
Hi I am 29 years old have wore contacts for years and have recently been experiencing blurred vision when I stare at objects without blinking?
This is normal: Your contacts dry out and cause blurred vision. Start rewetting drops and try to blink more frequently. ...Read more