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What does it mean if you have blurry vision? Is this a neurological condition?

What does it mean if you have blurry vision? Is this a neurological condition?

Difficulty focusing: Blurred vision is a symptom, meaning you cannot see sharply. The degree of blur can vary, as can the cause. Anything that defocuses the eye (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia), blocks light getting to the film layer (cataract or scars), or affects the film layer or optic nerve (retinal swelling, optic neuritis) can blur the vision. An eye doctor can determine the cause. ...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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Does sudden blurry vision mean that you will be blind later in life?

Does sudden blurry vision mean that you will be blind later in life?

Blurry vision: It depends. There are many causes of blurry vision, such as low blood sugar, migraine headache, strokes, eye injury, etc. Most of these causes do not necessarily lead to blindness. If your vision is blurry and you do not know why, call your local ophthalmologist for help... ...Read more

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Please explain what it means if I have blurry vision in one eye?

Please explain what it means if I have blurry vision in one eye?

Many causes: Is this of recent onset or has the vision been blurry in that eye for a long time? Is there a history of eye disease? Or trauma? If there is no obvious cause, then check with your ophthalmologist to see if there is a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Having headaches with blurry vision & slight nausea. The pain felt like someone was squeezing my head. What could this mean? The blurriness went away

Having headaches with blurry vision & slight nausea. The pain felt like someone was squeezing my head. What could this mean? The blurriness went away

Could be...: You could be having a bad tension headache. You could have a viral infection like a cold or a sinus infection. If the headache is really the only symptoms and there are no nasal / throat / cough symptoms, then I would try some ibuprofen or excederin migraine and get some sleep. If it worsens, see your doctor or an urgent care. ...Read more

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33 yr old female with hypertension and vertigo, blurry vision and chronic pain. Mra of spine shows vertebral artery stenosis. Could this mean surgery?

33 yr old female with hypertension and vertigo, blurry vision and chronic pain. Mra of spine shows vertebral artery stenosis. Could this mean surgery?

It's theLast resort: The first step is to determine if any of your symptoms are related to the stenosis. The next question is the severity of the stenosis. If you have no weakness, cramping, claudication (symptoms with exercise). This may not be the cause of your problems. You should see a doctor with experience in this problem. ...Read more

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How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?

How severe are headaches from brain aneurysm? What do people mean by pain behind the eyes? Would there be blurry vision all the time?

Headache in aneurysm: Brain aneurysm does not always cause headache. ... Depends on size, location and growth rate. It typically causes pain after rupturing and causing subarachnoid hemorrhage. Pain behind the eyes or back of the head are typical areas of pain with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Blurry vision would depend on the blood pressure and location of the aneurysm. ...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 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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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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Can anyone tell me what could be causing my blurry vision?

Exam recommended: An eye exam would be necessary to evaluate your vision, need for visual correction and determine if any abnormality on the eye could be responsible for a visual change. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get really blurry vision for like 5 seconds then it goes away. It is very random and no apparent triggers. What could this be?

Dry eye: When you blink and if the eye is somewhat dry, oil builds up on the eye surface and can temporarily blur your vision until blinking clears it up. ...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?

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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Blurry vision in am for about 2hrs.

Blurry vision in am for about 2hrs.

Lots of causes: Blurry morning vision that lasts for only a few hours can be from medical or eye problems. Medical problems include abnormalities in blood pressure (usually low blood pressure) or blood sugar when you get up, and sometimes from irregular heart beat. The most common eye problem is from swelling that develops in the cornea overnight, called fuchs corneal dystrophy. Go to your medical and eye doc. ...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 be done for blurry vision?

What can be done for blurry vision?

Eye exams are needed: Blurry vision eval starts with an eye exam and dilation. Glasses, contacts, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal conditions, etc can be diagnosed and or treated. Get checked ...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 can you do to stop blurry vision?

What can you do to stop blurry vision?

Evaluation needed: Visual blur of recent onset requires investigation as it can be an early sign of eye disease or structural eye problems. Gradual onset of blur is usually do to a need for improved prescription of eyeglasses. See your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...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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Can reading too much lead to blurry vision?

No: A complete fable. However, if you have tired eyes from eye strain, your vision may become blurry until you give them so rest. ...Read more

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