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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 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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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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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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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

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)

Hazy vision is a clinical finding in which a person's vision is blurred or opaque. This is ...Read more