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How come I have blurry vision, but nobody else in the family has it?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
If the only symptom you have is visual blur (no pain, no redness, no light sensitivity), then the most likely cause is a need for glasses.
If others in the family do not have blur then you are the only one with optical needs. Eyeglass need is individual, not passed from only family member to another. If the blur just happened, especially in one eye, see your ophthalmologist right away.

In brief: Depends
If the only symptom you have is visual blur (no pain, no redness, no light sensitivity), then the most likely cause is a need for glasses.
If others in the family do not have blur then you are the only one with optical needs. Eyeglass need is individual, not passed from only family member to another. If the blur just happened, especially in one eye, see your ophthalmologist right away.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Philip Chao
you could also have optic neuritis for instance. Or many other things.
Dr. Alan L. Wagner
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a doctor...
Blurry vision isn't a family problem! there are lots of reasons why vision can become blurry.
An eye examination is in order....

In brief: See a doctor...
Blurry vision isn't a family problem! there are lots of reasons why vision can become blurry.
An eye examination is in order....
Dr. Alan L. Wagner
Dr. Alan L. Wagner
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