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Is there any way correct night glare?

Is there any way correct night glare?

Depends on cause: May be as simple as light tinted or glare coated glasses. If dry eyes or cataract are causes, then meds or surgery will be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Night Glare (Definition)

Night glare is a symptom in which a person has difficulty seeing in the presence of bright lights due to the ...Read more


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Night glare with cataract lenses?

Night glare with cataract lenses?

Possibly: I assume you mean intraocular lens implants. If the lenses have not been properly inserted, are multifocal, or if there is a residual refractive error, this may occur, although it is fairly uncommon. Another cause could be opacification of the membrane behind the implant, which can be cleared with the use of a laser. ...Read more

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Night glare with crt contact lenses?

Night glare with crt contact lenses?

Ortho-keratology: Crt or ortho-k contact lenses act as all contact lenses do, gently shaping the cornea so that it focuses distant objects better. Unlike regular contacts, the effects of ortho-k can last up to a day or so after removing them. They are worn at night while sleeping and taken off during the day. As with all contact lenses, crt lenses can cause glare at night, so be careful driving. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is any way to correct night glare (my eyes)?

I need to know if there is any way to correct night glare (my eyes)?

Yes: Night driving glasses with a perfect prescription will help glare. Also, there is a brand new technology for this situation in which the lights cause the glasses to become polarized but remain clear. This can reduce night time glare a great deal. ...Read more

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Had eye laser recently, will my night glare be permanent?

Had eye laser recently, will my night glare be permanent?

Probably not: By "eye laser", i assume you are referring to lasik or prk, i, e, a procedure done on the cornea to correct your vision without glasses. It is very common to experience night glare for a few weeks following these procedures which generally improves and goes away over time. It is usually worse with treatments of higher corrections and in patients with larger pupils. ...Read more

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Had eye laser surgery recently, will my night glare be permanent, what to do?

Had eye laser surgery recently, will my night glare be permanent, what to do?

Laser surgery glare: That is always a risk i warn patients about, but with modern lasers ;software, larger ablation zones, blend zones, wavefront treatments..., usually this improves as you heal, and may even be better than your baseline. Talk to your doctor. If surgery went well, glare improves by 1 mon for all-laser lasik, 1-3 for prk. You may need to treat dry eyes, or have a small script for residual astigmatism. ...Read more

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Night glares+starbursts worsened even after using artificial tears.Anti-glare glasses - no help.Eye power perfect.Not cataract/glaucoma. Cause/remedy?

Night glares+starbursts worsened even after using artificial tears.Anti-glare glasses - no help.Eye power perfect.Not cataract/glaucoma. Cause/remedy?

Incipient cataract : Early lens changes typically cause glare and star bursts .However, at age 30 corneal pathology can cause visual symptoms. Tears are a treatment for dry eye but not a cure. Superficial punctuate keratitis seen in dry eye is rarely eliminated by artificial tears alone. Anti glare glasses may reduce visual symptoms due to ocular pathology but minimally. ...Read more

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