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What causes me to see halos around lights and have white splotchy vision?

What causes me to see halos around lights and have white splotchy vision?

Several things...: Your symptoms can be produce by different things such as early cataracts, ophthalmic migraines, uncontrolled blood pressure etc. You need to be examined by an ophthalmologist to rule out some of these things. ...Read more

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What causes halos post lasik?

What causes halos post lasik?

Large pupil: If the patient has halo with contact lenses then he/she may have halo after lasik surgery. Patients with a large pupil tends to get halo with contact or post lasik surgery. The reason is there corrected or treatment zone is smaller than there pupil size in the dark. Its important to check the pupil size before surgery in the dark. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause halos, glare and ghosting?

Could anxiety cause halos, glare and ghosting?

See eye doctor: First. When medical conditions are ruled out or understood, you can see a clinical psychologist for help w/anxiety. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it normal for hard contacts to cause halos?

Is it normal for hard contacts to cause halos?

Sometimes: Hard lenses have an optic zone. This is the part of the lens which contains the prescription. If your pupil is larger than the optic zone of if the optic zone is not centered in the pupil, halos can result. Have your eye doctor check the fit of the lenses. ...Read more

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Waht causes halos around the eyes?

Waht causes halos around the eyes?

Depends: I'm assuming you mean halos around objects in your vision, like lights. Halos occur when any of the light rays entering your eye get scattered on their path to the retina (the seeing part of the eye). This could occur with dirty/scratched/outdated rx glasses, corneal irregularities (e.g., dry eye, allergies), cataract, floaters, and some macular disorders. An eye md (ophthalmologist) can help. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause halos, glare and ghosting?

Can anxiety cause halos, glare and ghosting?

There are 33: Symptoms of anxiety disorders:. ..trembling, twitching, or feeling shaky, muscle tension and aches or soreness (including chest pains), restlessness, easy fatiguing...or... shortness of breath or smothering sensations, palpitations or accelerated heart rate, sweating or cold clammy hands, dry mouth, dizziness or lightheadedness, nausea, diarrhea, or other abdominal distress, flushing, hot flashes ...Read more

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What are causes of having cloudy vision and seeing halos?

What are causes of having cloudy vision and seeing halos?

Need a diagnosis: Cloudy vision and halos can generally be caused by anything that interferes with light entering the eye, including hazy glasses or contact lenses. However, cataract is a common cause of this, and a less common cause is a scar of the cornea. Corneal swelling (edema) typically causes a rainbow type of halo, and this can be more serious, as it can occur with greatly elevated eye pressure. ...Read more

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Does glare and rainbow halos is that caused by visual migraine?

Does glare and rainbow halos is that caused by visual migraine?

Visual migraine: Are usually associated with visual disturbances that start in your central vision and expand outward. Glare and halos are not usually related to this visual phenomenon and indicative of other visual pathway abnormalities. Something as simple as dry eyes, to refractive error (glasses) to cataracts can cause the symptoms you are describing. A comprehensive eye exam will give you the solution. ...Read more

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What causes blurred vision and halos to happen after iridotomy?

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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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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What causes your scalp to feel like someone is pouring acid on it its burning no cuts or anything;and double vision with trails and halos? Esp @nite?

What causes your scalp to feel like someone is pouring acid on it its burning no cuts or anything;and double vision with trails and halos? Esp @nite?

Some ideas...: One thing to consider: the scalp pain may be shingles/zoster; migraines can occasionally do this as well. There are also other causes like trigeminal neuralgia. All three of these can also cause double vision in some patients. The haloes at night are often caused by cataracts and dry eyes. ...Read more

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What causes eye pain and seeing halos around lights?

Possibly glaucoma: Blurry vision, red eye, eye pain and haloes around lights could be a sign of corneal edema secondary to acute elevation of intraocular pressure. ...Read more

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What is the cause (s) of halos in short sightedness especially in 3rf trimester of pregnancy ie. 34 weeks.?

What is the cause (s) of halos in short sightedness especially in 3rf trimester of pregnancy ie. 34 weeks.?

Pregnancy vision: High hormone levels which occur during pregnancy can cause changes in the corneal curvature, resulting in prescription change, blurred vision and glare & haloes. ...Read more

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How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

Norepinephrine: anxiety=increased norepinephrine (adrenaline) the chemical messenger which speeds up the whole human system-BUT check in with an eye MD (ophthalmologist) for other causes ...Read more

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How does anxiety cause blurry vision sometimes, eye strain, and halos around lights at night? My eye doc said everything was fine.

Anxiety attacks: During anxiety attacks, most of patients have rapid breathing, leading to low Carbon dioxide (CO2) level in the blood, causing blurred vision, numbness around lips and overall tingling feeling. Usually patients are directed to breath in a bag, that helps alleviate such symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat starbursts and halos?

What can I do to treat starbursts and halos?

Need exam: You need an eye exam to determine what is causing your symptoms. Only then can a management plan be suggested to you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been seeing halos and glares for the past 4 months what could it possibly be?

What to do if I have been seeing halos and glares for the past 4 months what could it possibly be?

Many causes: If you have occasional eye aces and blurred vision, especially when coming out of a dark room or area, then you need to get an eye exam urgently...Could be angle closure glaucoma. Cataracts, although you are on the young side for that could cause that. Eyelid inflammation called blepharitis can be a cause.

Get an eye exam. ...Read more

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Are halos and night glares worse after lasek?

Are halos and night glares worse after lasek?

In the short term: Lasek, like any refractive surgical procedure, can cause glare especially if there is swelling, wrinkling or delayed healing of the regrowing epithelium. There are some drops capable of helping with this, but most often tincture of time works best! If it persists, get a second opinion! ...Read more

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Seing halos with contacts are signs and symptoms of?

Seing halos with contacts are signs and symptoms of?

Depends: If you only see them with your contact on than they are related to your contact lenses. Have your lenses checked to see if you could be helped with better lenses. ...Read more

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Will the glares and halos go away while using ortho k?

Will the glares and halos go away while using ortho k?

Ortho K: Glares and halos typically indicate irregular corneas or cataracts. Most young people should not have glares and halos. I recommend a full evaluation (especially corneal topography) to rule out any medical eye issues. Moreover, there are better ways of correcting refractive errors besides ortho k -- for instance, lasik. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Halos around lights?

Halos around lights: The visual appearance of halos surrounding sources of light may be related to a number of medical conditions such as cataracts, Fuchs' Dystrophy, glaucoma &
kerataconus. ...Read more

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I'm seeing purple outlines/halos around objects at night. Help?

I'm seeing purple outlines/halos around objects at night. Help?

Halos/purple outline: Starburst and halos can be due to many things: do you have any uncorrected astigmatism? Dry eye? Diabetes? Are you sure you do not have any posterior haze on your lens capsule? Did you get an OCT and HRT of your retina optic nerve? Consult with us to help you solve this issue. ...Read more

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What makes halos and technicolored spots in my daughters vision?

What makes halos and technicolored spots in my daughters vision?

Sugar levels: Some patients with diabetes may see halos at night when sugars levels are not controlled. This one should be evaluated by an opthomologist. ...Read more

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Strange eyesight distortions. Halos around lights when at night?

Strange eyesight distortions. Halos around lights when at night?

Many possible causes: Best go have this checked out. Could be an optical cause, needing glasses, or be caused by edema (swelling) of cornea. Could also be from cataract even in younger people with certain diseases. ...Read more

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Seeing halos around lights, is this normal? What does it indicate?

Cornea lens or meds: Halos around light could be a sign of an abnormal cornea, a lens opacity (cataract) or a side effect of medication such as digoxin (lanoxin). If it persists or gets worse then go to your eye md. ...Read more

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I'm seeing glare, halos, and starbursts around objects at night. Help?

See ophthalmologist: It is impossible to diagnose why you are seeing halos around objects at night without doing a complete eye exam. Could be many reasons such as a refractive error or early cataracts...... Please go see an ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. ...Read more