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What could cause sudden blurry vision?

What could cause sudden blurry vision?

That's an emergency!: Any abrupt onset of change of vision needs immediate attention. There are multiple causes. Some include: detached retina, acute glaucoma, a stroke that can occur in various part of the brain or cranial nerves, a condition called temporal arteritis (blood vessels become infllammed), migraine... Whatever the cause, have it checked.....Today! ...Read more

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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 can cause sudden blurry vision?

What can cause sudden blurry vision?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of sudden blurry vision. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision?

What could cause blurry vision?

Many things: Many issues can cause blurred vision. If it does not improve, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could causee sudden blurred vision in right eye?

What could causee sudden blurred vision in right eye?

Sudden: Any sudden loss of vision in one eye is a significant event and needs evaluation by an eye doctor. There are many causes so it's best to get checked. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision?

Many causes: Vision becomes blurry with uncorrected need for glasses, internal pathology like cataracts and retinal disease, external problems like corneal disease and from nerve conditions like optic nerve dysfunction and brain damage. This should be evaluated by an opththalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry eyes?

What can cause blurry eyes?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of blurry vision. See an ophthalmologist to determine why yours are blurry. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision in my right eye?

What can cause sudden blurry vision in my right eye?

Many things: Unfortunately there is limited space here for discussion and an eye exam is important for any case of sudden onset blurry vision. Its best to make an appointment with your eye doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my blurry eye vision? Any meds cause blurry vision?

What could be the cause of my blurry eye vision? Any meds cause blurry vision?

Many things: Some medication can cause blurriness. There are too many things to list that can cause blurriness, i'd def see an eye md to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden double vision?

What can cause sudden double vision?

Many causes: Potentially very serious symptom which needs prompt evaluation by an ophthalmologist or neurologist. Possible causes are cranial nerve palsy, tumors, thyroid disease, muscle problems like myesthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis. Less serious causes are possible too. ...Read more

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What could cause cloudy vision sometimes?

Diabetes: Uncontrolled diabetes can blur vision due to its effects on the lens of the eye. When blood sugar runs high it acts as a solute and draws water into the lens creating a hydrops or blurred vision. If fairly recent in nature this effect can be reversed several times. However, if the diabetes is kept uncontrolled the hydrops and other protein degeneration in the lens leads to permanent cataract. ...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 might cause sudden double vision and vision deterioration?

What might cause sudden double vision and vision deterioration?

Many things : Sudden onset diplopia and vision loss can be a sign of increased intracranial pressure, intracranial mass, intracranial bleeding, neurodegeneration, vitamin toxicity, drug toxicity, infection, inflammation, trauma, and many more things. It calls for an immediate assessment from your doctor and ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What else could cause blurred vision?

What else could cause blurred vision?

Blurred vision: may have many causes. You can start at the tear film, then cornea, lens, the vitreous gel, retina, optic nerve and finally the brain. There are over 2 million parts that compose the eye and the visual system is very complex. A good eye examination will help determine the cause of your blurred vision. ...Read more

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What could be causing a sudden blurry vision in my left eye?

What could be causing a sudden blurry vision in my left eye?

Blood flow: In your age group usually migraine aura, but need to rule out diabetes, and other medical conditions that can lead to temporary disruption of the blood flow to that eye. Or in that eye. ...Read more

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Clouded vision causing blindness, what could this be?

Clouded vision causing blindness, what could this be?

Many questions: Is this recent or a gradual loss? Is it one eye or both eyes? Is there a history of trauma, eye disease or systemic disease? Are you on medications for non-eye problems? Is the vision loss silent, or are the eye(s) in pain, and getting red? For most of these, you need to have an ophthalmologist evaluate your eyes and hopefully can intervene to prevent loss of vision. ...Read more

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What can cause temporary blurry vision?

What can cause temporary blurry vision?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for temporary blurry vision. An exam by an ophthalmologist can determine what caused yours. ...Read more

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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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What may be causing sudden watering eyes?

What may be  causing sudden watering eyes?

Sudden eye watering: This occur due to any issue which irritates the eyes and stimulates the reflex tearing. Try using some artificial tears to lubricate the eyes and break the cycle. If persistent, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing blurry vision in one eye?

Vision: One sided blurry vision could indicate something local in the eye or the optic nerve connected to that eye. Need full exam by opthalmologist, pcp or neurologist. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden blurry vision?

That's an emergency!: Any abrupt onset of change of vision needs immediate attention. There are multiple causes. Some include: detached retina, acute glaucoma, a stroke that can occur in various part of the brain or cranial nerves, a condition called temporal arteritis (blood vessels become infllammed), migraine... Whatever the cause, have it checked.....Today! ...Read more

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What could be causing a sudden blurry vision in my left eye?

Blood flow: In your age group usually migraine aura, but need to rule out diabetes, and other medical conditions that can lead to temporary disruption of the blood flow to that eye. Or in that eye. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of sudden blurry vision. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision in my right eye?

Many things: Unfortunately there is limited space here for discussion and an eye exam is important for any case of sudden onset blurry vision. Its best to make an appointment with your eye doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden blurry vision in right eye? Is it related to my history of graves disease?

What can cause sudden blurry vision in right eye? Is it related to my history of graves disease?

Possibly: Hi. Sudden eye/vision changes should be evaluated promptly by an ophthalmologist. Please do not delay. Vision is too precious to jeopardize. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision?

Many things: Many issues can cause blurred vision. If it does not improve, go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision after removing contacts?

What could cause blurry vision after removing contacts?

Dry eyes: You may have dry eye syndrome which can blur your vision. Other causes could be corneal edema from wearing contact lenses. You should see your eye doctor concerning this problem. ...Read more

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What could cause blurry vision in oly one eye?

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 could be the cause of my blurry eye vision? Any meds cause blurry vision?

Many things: Some medication can cause blurriness. There are too many things to list that can cause blurriness, i'd def see an eye md to find out the cause. ...Read more

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What causes blurry vision?

Many reasons: Too many to list. Some are benign and some are very dangerous. You need to be examined by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a blurry vision?

TNTC: Too numerous to "count" or state. Start with the basics, fatigue, poor nutrition, medical issues such as diabetes, uncorrected astigmatism, etc an eye exam and medical check up are in order. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision?

Many causes: Vision becomes blurry with uncorrected need for glasses, internal pathology like cataracts and retinal disease, external problems like corneal disease and from nerve conditions like optic nerve dysfunction and brain damage. This should be evaluated by an opththalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blurry vision?

Many answers: Vision can be blurry from ordinary need for glasses. It can get blurry from a host of eye problems including corneal infections and dryness, cataracts, internal inflammation of the eye, retinal bleeds and detachments, macular problems and defects of the central nervous system involved with vision. ...Read more

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What can cause temporary blurry vision?

Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for temporary blurry vision. An exam by an ophthalmologist can determine what caused yours. ...Read more

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What can cause blurry vision in the dark?

Many things: Blurry vision in the dark can be due to any cause of decreased vision especially retinal or optic nerve disease. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my blurry vision when i'm reading?

What causes my blurry vision when i'm reading?

Blurry : Problems with focus. See an ophthalmologist, check your refraction as well as eye muscle function. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are causes of blurry vision?

Many: The most common is uncorrected need for glasses. There is a long list of eye diseases which affect vision including inherited problems, aging problems, infections, trauma, strokes in the eye or brain, and more. If you are having a new problem with blur, make an appointment with your ophthalmologist to have this evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Can being on my ipod too much cause blurry vision?

No: However, if you are 46 years old, you may have some element of presbyopia which with prolonged use of your eyes can lead to eye strain and blurred vision. However, it does not damage your eyes. ...Read more

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Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Hazy Vision (Definition)

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