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Vision is blurred around the edges. Is it an eye emergency?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possibly

This can be a sign of detached retina or other dangerous issue, get checked immediately.

In brief: Possibly

This can be a sign of detached retina or other dangerous issue, get checked immediately.
Dr. George Valdez
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Brian Fishman
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Depends on Timing

If your vision has gradually changed over the course of months or years, you can make an appointment with your primary care physician or an opthalmologist.
If your vision has blurred suddenly over the course of a few hours or even days, there may be an underlying cause that should be urgently managed. If you cannot get in to see your primary care doctor immediately, go to urgent care or the er.

In brief: Depends on Timing

If your vision has gradually changed over the course of months or years, you can make an appointment with your primary care physician or an opthalmologist.
If your vision has blurred suddenly over the course of a few hours or even days, there may be an underlying cause that should be urgently managed. If you cannot get in to see your primary care doctor immediately, go to urgent care or the er.
Brian Fishman
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