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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
8 doctors shared insights

Vision Distortion (Overview)

Vision distortion is a symptom in which a person's vision has changes, such an image becoming unclear, straight lines becoming wavy, a big field of view becoming "tunnel" vision, etc.


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Could toric contact lenses cause vision distortion, if i read books while lying down on the bed?

Could toric contact lenses cause vision distortion, if i read books while lying down on the bed?

No: You should see well in any position if the contacts are fit properly. Occasionally a toric lens will sit improperly on the eye. The vision will be blurry. When this happens, use your finger to rotate the lens and then blink. Repeat this until the vision clears. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
8 doctors shared insights

Vision Distortion (Overview)

Vision distortion is a symptom in which a person's vision has changes, such an image becoming unclear, straight lines becoming wavy, a big field of view becoming "tunnel" vision, etc.


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Weird vision distortion when tired. Why?

Weird vision distortion when tired. Why?

Vision distortion: When we get tired, our eyes can get dry and irritated. Using artificial tears can prevent the dryness and related blurred vision and visual distortions. If the distortions worsens or do not resolve, you need to see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Checklist)

Try a tablet or ebook reader for reading
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If you have cataracts, have them treated
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If epiretinal membrane is moderate stage wi/striae but no blurry vision/distortion, is it likely to advance to severe stage or could it remain stable ?

If epiretinal membrane is moderate stage wi/striae but no blurry vision/distortion, is it likely to advance to severe stage or could it remain stable ?

Hard to predict: Some epiretinal membranes advance and disturb the vision; others appear to a certain level and then do not progress. Hopefully yours are like the latter. There is surgical treatment if the vision becomes a problem. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get peripheral vision distortion?

Why is it that i get peripheral vision distortion?

Peripheral vision: While this can be normal if it happens for a few minutes at the end of extreme exercise, most of the time it is abnormal. Serious conditions like glaucoma and retinal detachment can cause this. See a specialist eye MD and get checked out. ...Read more

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Weird vision distortion when tired. Why?

Vision distortion: When we get tired, our eyes can get dry and irritated. Using artificial tears can prevent the dryness and related blurred vision and visual distortions. If the distortions worsens or do not resolve, you need to see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get peripheral vision distortion?

Peripheral vision: While this can be normal if it happens for a few minutes at the end of extreme exercise, most of the time it is abnormal. Serious conditions like glaucoma and retinal detachment can cause this. See a specialist eye MD and get checked out. ...Read more

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Why do I get peripheral vision distortion sometimes?

Why do I get peripheral vision distortion sometimes?

Depends: It could be a type of a migraine headache even if you do not experience the pain. I would however have it checked out by your doctor. Does aleve, (naproxen) aspirin, excedrine or Ibuprofen help? ...Read more

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Could toric contact lenses cause vision distortion, if i read books while lying down on the bed?

No: You should see well in any position if the contacts are fit properly. Occasionally a toric lens will sit improperly on the eye. The vision will be blurry. When this happens, use your finger to rotate the lens and then blink. Repeat this until the vision clears. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause vision distortion?

Can lack of sleep cause vision distortion?

Maybe: If you are exhausted it is possible to have blurry vision. Not really certain what you mean by distortion but it can be difficult to see normally, especially in the night with extreme sleep deprivation ...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