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Doctor insights on: Severe Vision Blurring

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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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What is the best treatment for blurring of vision?

What is the best treatment for blurring of vision?

Treat the cause: Check with your doctor or opthalmologist and see what is the cause and have that treated. ...Read more

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Hyphema can cause blurring of vision?

Yes: Hyphema is blood in the space between the cornea and lens (called the anterior chamber). Blood in this location will prevent light from focusing on the retina properly and can cause blurred vision. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a mild cataract to severely affect your vision?

How long does it take for a mild cataract to severely affect your vision?

Could be years: It depends on the type of cataract. The most common one is age related nuclear sclerotic cataract. This will take 20-30years before it become visually significant that may requires surgery . ...Read more

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How many years will it take for a mild cataract to actually severely affect your vision?

How many years will it take for a mild cataract to actually severely affect your vision?

Cataract years: Not all cataracts require surgery. If best vision is worse than 20/40 or glare is significantly affecting VA, most surgeons prefer to do surgery soon but depends on pt's sx, pt's risk factors, pt's preferences; also, though no guarantees with any surgery, many patients are less dependent on glasses & even glasses free after surgery which helps many decide for surgery soon. eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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What if air bubble remain in front of lens after phacoemulsification and is blurring the vision? Will it be alright...?

What if air bubble remain in front of lens after phacoemulsification and is blurring the vision? Will it be alright...?

Allow time: Occasionally air is left in an eye on purpose to help keep tissue in proper position during the healing. Less commonly it is not on purpose. In both instances, the body, with fluid exchange that is natural, will absorb the air and while it interferes with vision, when absorbed, you should achieve your potential best vision. ...Read more

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How bad is my vision prescription: OD +1.00 -1.25X180 & OS +0.75 -1.75X167 Everywhere I go = a different response.I've heard mild,mod,severe.

Not too bad: You have astigmatism that is with the role axis. This means that your astigmatism is youthful which may correct it self with time as the lids get heavier with age. Your correction is mild-mod. Less than one diopter consider mild and 1-5 consider low-high moderate respectively ...Read more

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Migraines severe on right side. Lose vision, hearing, & some speech problems. Told side more sensitive. Is this possible or could it be more severe?

Migraines severe on right side. Lose vision, hearing, & some speech problems. Told side more sensitive. Is this possible or could it be more severe?

More severe: Complex migraines can involve other neurologic manifestations, but due to the multiple effects you are describing, i would definitely see a neurologist post haste. ...Read more

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What treatments is there for severe blepharitis that is starting to affect vision ?

What treatments is there for severe blepharitis that is starting to affect vision ?

Several treatments: Blepharitis is a chronic problem. It is really not curable, but there are several treatments that are effective. Most treatments are done at home, but under the supervision of an ophthalmologist. Depending on circumstances, they include warm compresses, local massage, topical antibiotics, topical steroids and topical cyclosporine. You need to consult your eye doctor for management. ...Read more

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My symptoms are little blurring of vision, light headache and hypersomnia..What can be the reasons.?

My symptoms are little blurring of vision, light headache and hypersomnia..What can be the reasons.?

The most likely...: ....Reason is sleep deprivation. Maybe you need more hours, or maybe you are not sleeping well. Many young people think they can get by on too few hours, when actually they are suffering the effects of too little sleep. You can cheat sleep and you can't pay it back. Your body requires the amount of sleep it requires. Look to this first as the cause. ...Read more

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I fell two weeks ago face first into the cement now having vision problems severe off balance what could be wrong?

I fell two weeks ago face first into the cement now having vision problems severe off balance what could be wrong?

Sweeling/fracture: It may be some residual swelling or you may have fractured your facial bones. Your poor balance may have been the reason your fall. You need a medical work up. ...Read more

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I know someone who went from significant to severe vision loss in 1 yr. Despite drops & laser. How can it go that fast?

I know someone who went from significant to severe vision loss in 1 yr. Despite drops & laser. How can it go that fast?

Variable: The rate at which glaucoma damages the nerve is based on various factors. The more damage there is to the optic nerve, the lowrt the pressure needs to be to avoid further damage. The higher the pressure is (in a glaucomatous eye), the faster the damage will occur. The key is to be aggressive in staying ahead of progressive nerve loss, and to go to surgery sooner if needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal on getting sudden bluring vision on rapid position change..?

Is it normal on getting sudden bluring vision on rapid position change..?

Nystagmus: Greetings. It sounds like your blurry vision is related to the rapid eye movements that occur in some balance disorders. This may be one of the the presenting symptoms f benign positional vertigo. See your doctor for confirmation. ...Read more

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After a 3 hour eve flight the next day I woke up with severe blurred vision for about 30 minutes.But was fine coming home.Due to fly again.Wt was it?

Blurred vision: Transient visual blurring can result from a number of different conditions including migraine & vascular ischemic events (TIAs). Details of the history are important in deciding what was the likely cause - - for example whether there were flashing lights or wavy lines, headache, whether all or part of the visual field, & one or both eyes were affected. See a doctor , perhaps an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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How slurred speech, right sided weakness and blurring of vision occur in stroke patient?

How slurred speech, right sided weakness and blurring of vision occur in stroke patient?

Lack of oxygen: In a stroke, brain areas that are essential to function such as language and movement are deprived of oxygen and nutrients. These areas stop functioning soon after blood flow stops. If flow is not restored promptly, these portions of the brain will be permanently damaged. ...Read more

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I am constantly getting severe headaches with vision impairment, could these be migraines?

I am constantly getting severe headaches with vision impairment, could  these be migraines?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more