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Doctor insights on: Temporary Blurred Vision Causes

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

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

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 can cause temporary blindness and blurred vision?

What can cause temporary blindness and blurred vision?

Numerous causes: An ophthalmologist is needed here, and should check for retinal detachment, glaucoma, increased intracranial pressure, blood pressure issues (both up and down), and other intracranial issues. Do not delay, this needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Can a popped blood vessel cause temporary blurred vision?

Yes and no: A popped blood vessel on the outside of the eye usually causes a subconjunctival hemorrhage, where the eye is bright red over the white part. This should not affect vision. A popped vessel on the inside, such as in diabetic retinopathy, can cause a vitreous hemorrhage, which definitely can cause blurry vision. ...Read more

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Could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Blood in eyes: If suffiencently large hemorrhage, may interfer with lid movement over the cornea, affecting the tear film-->blurred vision. Try use of artificial tear 4-6x per day until resolves. See eye care doc if persist. ...Read more

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Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Docs, could a popped blood vessel in my eye cause temporary blurred vision?

Maybe: It depends where the blood vessel is. If it is in the eye yes. This would occur for several reasons the most common is diabetes but hypertension can do it. Other reason could be retinal detachment. If it is in the white of the eye also sclera, it looks terrible but little danger to affect sight or blurred vision. If is causing blurred vision, see eye doc now.
One other cause is trauma. ...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 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 can cause temporary blurry vision?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for temporary blurry vision. An exam by an ophthalmologist can determine what caused yours. ...Read more

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What are the causes for blurred vision?

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 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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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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What causes cramps and blurred vision?

Unclear: This could be heat exhaustion or another illness. Please see a doctor and good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause headache and blurred vision?

What can cause headache and blurred vision?

Many bad things: Such as migraine, stroke, multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), a real tumor and more can cause headache and blurred vision. Best to get both the headache and the blurred vision checked out. This means seeing your primary care doctor and your eye specialist. A dilated retinal exam is critical. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how hyperglycemia cause blurred vision?

Can you tell me how hyperglycemia cause blurred vision?

Swelling: Hi. Yes, hyperglycemia causes swelling in the eyes and alters the distance of the light path from the lens to the retina, which causes blurring. Note that this is NOT diabetic retinopathy, and this blurring will improve over time as the glucose is normalized with treatment. ...Read more

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Can lexapro cause long term blurred vision even after quitting?

Can lexapro cause long term blurred vision even after quitting?

Unlikely: There are many causes of blurred vision; please get a good evaluation by an ophthalmologist (not just an optometrist). ...Read more

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What can cause light headedness and blurred vision when exercising?

What can cause light headedness and blurred vision when exercising?

Possible dehydrate: You're possibly dehydrated and need to add water more to your diet prior to and during exercise. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Blurred vision and headaches everytime I stand up. What could be the cause?

Blurred vision and headaches everytime I stand up. What could be the cause?

Possible anemia: If your blood count is low, you will have these symptoms upon arising and standing. Check with your family doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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Use travatan z drop at night. Can it cause occasional blurred vision in the morning?

Use travatan z drop at night. Can it cause occasional blurred vision in the morning?

Yes.: Travatan z is a glaucoma drop used at night to lower eye pressure. It is common to experience some redness and irritation into the morning. On occasion, this is associated with blurriness of the vision. ...Read more

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Hyphema cause blurred vision?

Absolutely: A hyphema is blood in the aqueous fluid in the front of the eye, and can range from minor to very severe. Any patient with a hyphema (little or big) should have follow up care by an eye doctor to ensure there aren't other issues (elevated eye pressure, damage to the drainage system of the eye, associated trauma to the retina, etc.). ...Read more

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What causes blurred vision and halos to happen after iridotomy?

Not common: Maybe if the eye pressure was temporarily high or if there was a lot of inflammation post laser. ...Read more

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Medrol: does it cause blurred vision?

Usually not: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is commonly given in a short term allocation ('dose pack') which will not disturb the vision. If you are taking it chronically, visual blur can occur as the dose increases or decreases but will not be affected after two months of steady (same) dose. Discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the Medrol (methylprednisolone) if you are having some blur. ...Read more

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Can tanning beds cause blurred vision?

Yes: The ultraviolet rays emitted from tanning beds can "burn" the cornea and cause blurred vision and pain. That is why you should always wear eye protection when tanning. ...Read more

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Why does bethanechol cause blurred vision?

Affects focusin: Bethanechol is a medicine classified as a cholinergic. A side effectof the medicine is that is stimulates the focusing muscles of the eye when they should not be. This will cause the muscle to focus incorrectly, therefore, blurring your vision. ...Read more

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Can blepharitis cause blurred vision? Why?

Blepharitis: Symptoms and signs includesymptoms and signs include watery eyes, red eyes, gritty, burning sensation, eyelids appear greasy, itchy, red and swollen. Flaking of the skin around the eyes, crusted 7 sticky eyelashes on awakening, frequent blinking, sensitivity to light. If vision is blurred may be secondary but also may suggest need for further exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Blood pulse 119- can it cause blurred vision?

Maybe: If your pulse is this fast, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can emliron cause blurred vision and dizziness?

Can emliron cause blurred vision and dizziness?

Should not: No study data shows that it causes blurred vision. ...Read more

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What causes sudden blurred vision? No injury. Headache all day please help!

Nothing good: This can be as simple as eye strain to angle closure glaucoma, seek immediate eval by ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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

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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Can up-right side neck spasm, cause blurred vision an trouble with balance, ect.?

See your doctor: Do the neck pain, balance problem & vision changes all start & stop at the same time? Not sure about the neck pain, but your other symptoms bring to mind stroke/TIA (transient ischemic attack) or heart rhythm problem (arrhythmia), given your age & high cholesterol. Do get checked right away & find out for sure. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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)

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