Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 10 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Vision Problems

Share

Vision Problems (Overview)

Vision problems is also known as Vision difficulties. Vision difficulties are any problems a person has with seeing.


Dr. Robert Chang
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
2M people helped
1

1
What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

What are some things that causes vision problems in children?

Many: Anything that blocks light into the eye or affects the focusing of the eye or damaged structures in the eye will cause the visual system not to develop properly. It is best to have a screening eye exam to identify visual problems early. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified
382K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue

Vision Problems (Overview)

Vision problems is also known as Vision difficulties. Vision difficulties are any problems a person has with seeing.


Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
29M people helped
2

2
Could eyestrain mean vision problems?

Could eyestrain mean vision problems?

Perhaps: Eyestrain comes about from prolonged use even with normal eyes. But if your have eyestrain regularly and or quickly, then you might have your eyes checked by your ophthalmogist. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified
382K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
29M people helped
3

3
How common are vision problems in older adults?

How common are vision problems in older adults?

Common: Older adults have the accumulated changes in refraction acquired through the years. To this is added any diseases they might have acquired which might cause vision problems such as diabetes, glaucoma, etc. And finally the additional vision issue related to middle age after age 40 (presbyopia) when near correction is needed. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
28M people helped
4

4
I had lasik 3 days ago and still have hazy vision - anyone treated this problem?

I had lasik 3 days ago and still have hazy vision - anyone treated this problem?

Not unusual: You should call your surgeon, but it is not unusual to have haziness after lasik. It took my own lasik about a week to really clear up. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified
382K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
29M people helped
5

5
Vision problems, my behavioural optometrist said that i will need vision therapy. What kind of therapy would this include?

Vision problems, my behavioural optometrist said that i will need vision therapy. What kind of therapy would this include?

Not usually helpful: Optometrists, a subset, engage in an activity termed "vision therapy" which is lengthy and expensive. They advocate it for a variety of visual fatigue and sometimes optical problems. These exercises have never been subjected to standard clinical tests and there is no proof that they do anything but provide a substantial income to the optometrist. Check first with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
29M people helped
6

6
Is laser operation for low vision of eyes is safe and effective ? Is it completely cures the low vision problem ?

Is laser operation for low vision of eyes is safe and effective ? Is it completely cures the low vision problem ?

Not totally effectiv: Laser is used to provide a correction equal to the best that eyeglasses can provide. It cannot cure low vision if eyeglasses cannot correct the low vision. Lasik is safe and effective but cannot treat this problem. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
27 years in practice
1M people helped
7

7
Chronic headache, scalp tightness and vision problems like prisms. How can I prevent all this?

Chronic headache, scalp tightness and vision problems like prisms. How can I prevent all this?

Migraine?: Sounds like migraine. Go to an internist or neurologist for a check up. If you are over 70, a dangerous disease called temporal arteritis needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
46 years in practice
29M people helped
8

8
I think I might have vision problems? I get headaches in class.

I think I might have vision problems? I get headaches in class.

Possibly: There are many causes for headaches and vision is generally a minor one. If you notice that things that others can see at a given distance, are blurry to you, then you might need eyeglasses. But a need for glasses rarely by itself leads to headaches. See your ophthalmologist for analysis of this. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Yale Kanter
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
55 years in practice
862K people helped
9

9
Does having albinoism put me at risk for vision problems?

Albinism: The lack of pigment in the eye can affect your vision and make you more sensitive to daylight and bright lights. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Philip Chao
Board Certified, Radiology
32 years in practice
1M people helped
10
Dr. Richard Bensinger
1,577 doctors shared insights

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


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Board Certified,
382K people helped
Continue
72,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook