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What commonly causes foggy vision in sunlight?

What commonly causes foggy vision in sunlight?

Dry eye cataracts: Anything which compromises the visual system of the eye may induce fog and glare. Most commonly, the culprits are dry eyes and cataract formation (haziness of the lens). ...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 foggy vision in bright sunlight?

What causes foggy vision in bright sunlight?

Difficult to answer: The most common cause for foggy vision in bright sunlight is a cataract; this is a clouding of the lens of the eye that happens with age. This is very treatable with glasses or surgery. Please see your eye surgeon for an evaluation and good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause foggy vision?

What can cause foggy vision?

Many possibilites: Blurry or foggy vision can be caused by a huge number of eye conditions. Causes can be as benign as needed a new glasses prescription to serious health problems. Any decreased vision requires immediate evaluation by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Foggy vision and rings of light at night, and what could cause it?

Foggy vision and rings of light at night, and what could cause it?

Many things!: This could be caused by many things! dry eyes, need for glasses, cataracts, acute glaucoma, diabetes, corneal opacities (scars, infections, etc.). ...Read more

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What causes temporary foggy vision in one eye after waking up?

What causes temporary foggy vision in one eye after waking up?

Many things: 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 can cause my head to hurt, nausea, unsteadiness, foggy vision, and anxiety?

Get Evaluated: Whatever you mentioned can be signs of many things. Call your primary care doctor to get evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have foggy vision in my right eye but already had cataract surgery in it 2 years ago. Worse in bright light. What would cause this?

Secondary cataract: You likely have a very common condition commonly referred to as a secondary cataract. The technical term is posterior capsular opacification, which describes a small layer of cells that have formed a membrane behind your lens implant. The good news is that this can be fixed with a painless outpatient surge rival procedure called a yag capsulotomy. It is covered by all insurances if necessary. ...Read more

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Foggy vision. Constantly lately?

Foggy vision. Constantly lately?

Many possibilites: Blurry or foggy vision can be caused by a huge number of eye conditions. Causes can be as benign as needed a new glasses prescription to serious health problems. Any decreased vision requires immediate evaluation by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have foggy vision in the morning?

Why do I have foggy vision in the morning?

Blepharitis: Inflammation of the eyelids (blepharitis) can cause this. Blepharitis is a long-term problem, and one that tends to recur if treatment is not continued. Treatment for blepharitis is simple.....Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the eyelids with dilute baby shampoo on a cotton ball. More info: blepharitis info. ...Read more

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Foggy vision from demo colored contacts? Temporary or a problem?

Foggy vision from demo colored contacts? Temporary or a problem?

Usually temporary: Many people have problems with colored contacts, especially those bought on the street. These could be very dangerous and cause damage to your vision. If you want colored contact lenses, have them prescribed to you by a licensed eye doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will I have to live with foggy vision when I wear my colored contacts?

Will I have to live with foggy vision when I wear my colored contacts?

Possibly reacting: It is possible that the lenses you bought online are old rather than fresh, or that they are preserved in a chemical like thimerisol to which you're having an allergic reaction. Also possible that the fit is wrong, or that your eyes are too dry to wear them. Contact an eye care professional and have them evaluate you and the lenses. ...Read more

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Is glaucoma a possibility, as a reason for foggy vision?

Yes: Acute raised pressure from glaucoma can cause corneal edema (swelling) resulting in foggy vision. As well as severe end stage glaucoma can result in foggy or decreased vision. ...Read more

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I have foggy vision in one eye today, what could it be?

I have foggy vision in one eye today, what could it be?

Many things!: There are many possibilities for foggy vision in one eye for only one day. They include dry eyes, recurrent corneal erosion, migraines, corneal dystrophies, sty's, transient vein or artery occlusions, ms, ect. ...Read more

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Foggy vision started yesterday. How long do I wait before seeing a doctor?

Foggy vision started yesterday. How long do I wait before seeing a doctor?

Today: If vision is blurred even with glasses, especially if onset is sudden, you could have a serious medical disorder and prompt attention is warranted. ...Read more

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I have a migraine in one area, foggy vision, lightheadedness, and my memory is getting bad and I also faint. Please tell me what could be causing this?

I have a migraine in one area, foggy vision, lightheadedness, and my memory is getting bad and I also faint. Please tell me what could be causing this?

Migraine is a: Diagnosis of exclusion. Thorough medical work up for significant causes of your symptoms is warranted; however, if all tests are negative, then migraine. Be aware that migraine can produce some very scary symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do to clear up foggy vision in one eye?

Depends on the cause: You need an eye exam to figure out why your vision is foggy. Then we can figure out how to clear it up! It may be as simple as glasses. ...Read more

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Foggy vision in one eye after waking up, that got better after a shower?

Most common: Would be dryness or swelling of the cornea. If it continues to occur in the mornings you should get an exam. You could try lubricants upon awakening as well. ...Read more

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Foggy vision because of sleeping in contacts? When should eyes get back to normal?

Foggy vision because of sleeping in contacts? When should eyes get back to normal?

Up to 12 hours.: I am of the opinion that you should never sleep with your contacts on. Even though the contact lens companies promote this, you are at greater risk of developing a corneal infection such as a corneal ulcer that can leave a permanent scar that might result in permanent decreased vision. I suggest daily wear disposable lenses. Remove your lenses immediately if you happen to sleep with them on. ...Read more

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I have had a slight headache for two days, and also now I have foggy vision. I'm hoping it's only sinuses or allergy related?

I have had a slight headache for two days, and also now I have foggy vision. I'm hoping it's only sinuses or allergy related?

See doctor: If you have had migraines before, transiently foggy vision may be a part of it. On the other hand, if this remains a problem, see an eye doctor to check whether you have a vision issue or just dry eyes. ...Read more

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I am feeling light-headed, dizzy, foggy vision. How should I treat it?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt and I have foggy vision. Could this have to do with a sinus problem?

My eyes hurt and I have foggy vision. Could this have to do with a sinus problem?

Possibly: Sinus problems can definitely cause pressure and discomfort around the eyes. Foggy vision is a less likely symptom of sinus disease. ...Read more

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Migraine on one side, foggy vision, memory is getting bad and I feel lightheaded and I faint also. What could be causing this? Please help.

Migraine Aura: The migraine aura is a neurosensory disturbance that includes a series recurring neurologic symptoms that develop gradually over a 5-20 minute period and last less than an hour. The symptoms of the aura are completely reversible.
Rec. See headache or orofacial pain specialist for migraine management. ...Read more

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Slightly foggy vision. When I blink hard will be ok then gets foggy again. I have new pair of contacts on and had my eye exam last feb w no changes.

Slightly foggy vision. When I blink hard will be ok then gets foggy again. I have new pair of contacts on and had my eye exam last feb w no changes.

Fluctuating vision: The contact have to float on your tears. T quality or quantity of tears may be an issue. Allergies can cause mucous to form which can cause fluctuations. Antihistamine eyedrops may help. Ketotifen (otc) is one example. Dry skin and dry eye may be helped by 3 to 4000mg of omega 3 fatty acids. Fish oil and flax oil are synergistic in helping dry eyes. May need 6 weeks of therapy for results. ...Read more

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What can be done about burning, watery eyes and blurry/foggy vision?

What can be done about burning, watery eyes and blurry/foggy vision?

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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My friend and I went swimming for 2 hours and didn't use goggles. And we were using our eyes a lot. And now we have foggy vision. Any ideas to help?

My friend and I went swimming for 2 hours and didn't use goggles. And we were using our eyes a lot. And now we have foggy vision. Any ideas to help?

Time: If you were swimming in an area that used a sterilizing agent such as chlorine then some time will need to pass for your eyes to return to normal otherwise if you were in another area such as a lake or the river then if your symptoms persist you should see an eye doctor or your healthcare provider ...Read more

Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

Impairment of sight in which things appear ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Foggy Vision (Definition)

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