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What are the causes of blurriness in glaucoma?
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Several factors
The major cause of blurred vision from glaucoma is related to damage to the optic nerve.
The visual information it sends to the brain is not as crisp since some of the "wires" within the nerve are lost. It is similar to a television cable that has been paritally cut, causing the t.V. Image to be less sharp.

In brief: Several factors
The major cause of blurred vision from glaucoma is related to damage to the optic nerve.
The visual information it sends to the brain is not as crisp since some of the "wires" within the nerve are lost. It is similar to a television cable that has been paritally cut, causing the t.V. Image to be less sharp.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Multiple reasons
Direct field of vision loss is a common cause .
However in narrow angle glaucoma blurriness is a medical emergency and needs immediate attention . Glaucoma also causes contrast sensitivity loss.

In brief: Multiple reasons
Direct field of vision loss is a common cause .
However in narrow angle glaucoma blurriness is a medical emergency and needs immediate attention . Glaucoma also causes contrast sensitivity loss.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: Multiple
Glaucoma can cause blurriness if the eye pressure is suddenly very high, which induces corneal swelling and haze.
Advanced glaucoma can affect contrast sensitivity, visual acuity, and peripheral/eventually central vision. Glaucoma can coexist with other eye problems causing blurriness.

In brief: Multiple
Glaucoma can cause blurriness if the eye pressure is suddenly very high, which induces corneal swelling and haze.
Advanced glaucoma can affect contrast sensitivity, visual acuity, and peripheral/eventually central vision. Glaucoma can coexist with other eye problems causing blurriness.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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