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What causes wavy vision upon waking?

What causes wavy vision upon waking?

Distorted anatomy: If you have a distorted macula (retina) anatomy, it can result in wavy vision. The more common causes of distorted maculas are macular degeneration, epiretinal membrane, and macular edema. ...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 causes vision blurry?

What causes vision blurry?

Long list: Vision can get blurry from uncorrected need for eyeglasses, diseases of the cornea, inflammation of the inside, eye dryness, retinal disease like diabetes and a host of other things. If the vision is becoming blurry, see your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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What causes tunnel vision?

What causes tunnel vision?

Many causes: Many disorders can cause tunnel vision. The most common are migraines, glaucoma and retinitis pigmentosa. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause vision problem?

Could TMJ cause vision problem?

NO: Tmj causes pain and discomfort. When eating or talking you hear a click or grinding noise but your vision shouldn't be impaired. ...Read more

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What can cause distorted vision?

What can cause distorted vision?

Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes sudden vision changes?

What causes sudden vision changes?

Many causes: For sudden vision loss its extremely important to see an eye doctor immediately. It could be due to stroke in the eye (blood vessel problem), emboli from the carotid artery or heart, retinal detachment, bleeding, optic nerve or brain problem. ...Read more

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What is caused by blackout vision?

What is caused by blackout vision?

See Doctor ASAP!: A blackout of vision is a worrisome symptom and you should see your medical doctor and your eye doctor right away. Transient blackout of vision in one eye could be several things including a momentary loss of circulation to the eye, while simultaneous blackout of vision in both eyes could be due to reduced circulation to the brain or other neurologic causes. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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Can dehydration cause shaky vision?

Can dehydration cause shaky vision?

DEHYDRATION: Yes it can cause shaky vision, weakness, syncope, inability to think, etc. ...Read more

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What causes blurred/distorted vision?

Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Can zylet cause me to loose my vision?

Can zylet cause me to loose my vision?

No: It's a combination steroid antibiotic and should not cause you to lose vision. Contact your prescribing. ...Read more

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What causes a sudden black out in vision?

What causes a sudden black out in vision?

Many things: A number of conditions can cause a sudden blackout of vision. Most of these are vascular events affecting important structions in the visual pathway, such as retinal aretery or vein occlusion, hemorrhages, and vasospasm. We see with both our eyes and our brain, and these structures require perfusion of blood for oxygen, butrition and proper function. ...Read more

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Can nystagmus cause wavy lines in vision?

Can nystagmus cause wavy lines in vision?

Probably not: Nystagmus from childhood brain or eye problems, sometimes with dramatic motion, does not cause a perception of what is viewed to be moving. Acquired nystagmus from injury or toxicity can cause a perception of environmental motion. The motion is linear in most cases and will not be perceived as wavy. Wavy lines are most commonly due to macular problems which your ophthalmologist can assess. ...Read more

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What causes sudden wiggly lines in vision?

Many possible causes: The most common cause is migraine but there are many causes. If this is occurring in just one eye, then you need an eye exam soon. ...Read more

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What will cause blurry spots in my vision?

What will cause blurry spots in my vision?

So many possible: So many possible reasons...May be as simple as dryness, but could be from floaters due to a vitreous bleed. You need to see an eye doctor, especially if this is a new symptom. ...Read more

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What causes tunnel vision and blurry areas?

What causes tunnel vision and blurry areas?

Glaucoma: Glaucoma affects the peripheral vision and patients with a very advance glaucoma have what we call" tunnel vision".
Glaucoma is a silent disease and without proper screening can advance and affect your vision. Comprehensive eye exams will help detect it. ...Read more

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What could cause temporary vision impairment?

What could cause temporary vision impairment?

Many things: I am guessing that there was a drop in the vision for a short period of time, less than several hours and then restoration to normal. This is age and health dependent but could include vascular insults, embolic events, optic nerve dysfunction, hypotension and a variety of other things. If this has happened only once, you can wait it out but if it happens repeatedly, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does consuming caffeine cause blurred visions?

Does consuming caffeine cause blurred visions?

No: Enjoy your coffee or whatever source of caffeine. No testing, and there have been many, show an adverse effect of caffeine on the vision or health of the eye. ...Read more

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What could cause black dots in field of vision?

Get checked: You need to get a dilated exam right away with an ophthalmologist or retina specialist to rule out a potentially serious problem like a retinal tear or detachment. ...Read more

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Will uveitis cause your vision to go in and out?

Yes: The vision will be affected during active inflammation. Lowered vision is sometimes the reason persons with some types of uveitis will finally seek help. Untreated uveitis can cause serious complications which can lead to permanent changes in the eye. You should be under the care of an ophthalmologist for this. ...Read more

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What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision?

What causes wavy lines and blind spotsvin vision?

Depends: A common source of such phenomena is alterations in the health and architecture of the macula, the area of central sharp vision. This can last a long time. Temporary changes can occur due to migraines and vascular changes. There are many other causes so if this is occurring, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can migraines cause permanent fuzzy/flashy vision?

Fuzzy flashy vision: Hello. When was the last time you had your vision checked? I wouldn't pin these "permanent" symptoms on migraines as there may be other explanations for these visual disturbances. See ophthalmologist first about these symptoms. If they clear you, they may recommend being seen by neurology since normally these symptoms leave when the mgraine leaves. ...Read more

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What caused my vision blurry & what to do about it?

What caused my vision blurry & what to do about it?

See an eye doctor: There are many dozens of possible reasons why your vision is blurry. You must see an eye doctor, sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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My vision started randomly shaking. Possible causes?

Vision shaking: You could have nystagmus or a condition called superior oblique myokymia. See your eye doctor for an exam to check out your symptoms. ...Read more

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Change in vision when standing, what can cause this?

Change in BP: When you stand up, especially quickly, it takes a few seconds for your blood pressure to adjust. It drops, the blood supply to your brain drops, and your vision may blur or dim briefly. If you stand up more slowly, you can usually avoid this. The medical term is "orthostatic hypotension.". ...Read more

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Does hydrocephalus cause sqigly lines in your vision?

Can affect vision: The squiggly lines are more in the category of a migraine response, but hydrocephalus can reduce visual acuity, and on occasion, fluctuations of increased intracranial pressure may result in periodic visual obscurational events. ...Read more

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What could cause the edge of my vision to pulse white?

What could cause the edge of my vision to pulse white?

Several causes: The most common causes are migraine headache, ocular migraine, and posterior vitreous detachment.
Your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) will be able to help you sort it out. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to have a sudden blackout in vision?

What could cause someone to have a sudden blackout in vision?

Blackout of vision: Main causes of sudden black out: dehydration/illness, blood pressure drop, blood sugar drop (pre-diabetes/diabetes), vasovagal reaction, blood flow issue in brain (from dehydration, sugar level change, tumor of some type, intracranial pressure increase.) More info on eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read more

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I am noticing a green pulse in vision at night. What could cause?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Will wearing someone else's strong glasses all the time cause my vision to worsen?

Will wearing someone else's strong glasses all the time cause my vision to worsen?

No: I am assuming you are wearing someone elses eyeglasses because they help your vision. But since they are not fit to your need, you might feel some strain. This is not harmful but it might be uncomfortable. At some time you should consider going to an ophthalmologist and getting the proper correction for your eyes. ...Read more

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My vision is blacked out at the top right of it and it flickers. What can I cause?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to see small, bright dots of light in their field of vision?

What could cause someone to see small, bright dots of light in their field of vision?

May be serious: Bright dots are potentially a sign of a retinal tear or detachment and immediate evaluation is indicated. Other possible causes include intraocular inflammation and stimulation of the retina due to normal aging changes of the vitreous gel in the back of the eye. If you are currently seeing bright dots, call an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I am seeing thousands of tiny sparks across my field of vision. What could cause that?

See below: It could be a retinal tear or detachment, an ocular migraine, a vitreous detachment, among other things. You must see an ophthalmologist. Preferably a retina specialist, right away. ...Read more

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Is an improved vision change ever a concern at age 59. Is it possible the onset of diabetes could cause it?

Other med conditions: Improved vision? Do you have diabetes? Has your glaucoma tx changed? Medication changes that could affect your ocular pressure?
Moved to wetter/dryer area or different altitude?

Review any medication changes or environmental changes with your doc and make sure there is not a new condition or something that you have been exposed to that would affect your vision. ...Read more

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Sometimes, usually at night, I see strange colorful specks in front of my field of vision--what causes this?

See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Can low b 12 cause you to have terrible band headaches or can it cause you to have trouble with your vision?

It can affect vision: It can cause vision loss by affecting the optic nerve. Usually people get enough B12 by diet, but can have deficiencies after gastric surgery. If you feel you have a related eye problem, see your eye doctor. They can check your color vision and peripheral vision to help with the diagnosis. It's rare, but reversible! ...Read more

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What would cause seeing prisms in eyesight with no headache? It's blocking part of my vision. Is it worrisome?

What would cause seeing prisms in eyesight with no headache? It's blocking part of my vision. Is it worrisome?

Please see a doctor.: Your symptoms can be from what we call floaters in the fluid behind the lens or it can also be from a detached retina, which is a serious condition needing immediate attention. Please see an ophthalmologist or go to E.R. or urgent care for evaluation right away. ...Read more

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I have very bad night vision, and anything that is lit. I've always been light sensitive. What could cause this?

Many causes!: Without an exam it is difficult to tell you what is going on. It sounds like you have always been this way, in which case it is 'normal for you'. Just like some people are cold sensitive (always need a sweater), some people are light sensitive. At the age of 48, you could also have early cataracts, which would decrease your night vision. ...Read more

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I've been having blurred central vision off and on for two months now, what should I do and what is the possible cause?

I've been having blurred central vision off and on for two months now, what should I do and what is the possible cause?

Get checked: Blurred central vision may indicate central serous a condition that is found in young healthy people. Other conditions such as epiretinal membranes, idiopathic neovascular membranes need to be ruled out. See your eyecare professional. ...Read more