What Causes Blurry Vision?
- by Jarrod Bayer
Blurry eyes can occur when you are tired or irritated. However, it can also be an indication of serious health issues. Consult your eye doctor immediately if you experience sudden blurry eyesight.
Preeclampsia is a condition that can cause blurry or double vision. This is dangerous and can put your health or the health of your unborn infant at risk.
1. Dry eyes
Blurry Vision can be a symptom of an eye condition such as diabetes. Other symptoms may include pain and sensitivity to light. They can also include crusty eyelids or red eyes.
Blurry eye can be caused by either a lack tears or poor quality tear that evaporates too quickly. This condition may also be known as dry eyes syndrome or ocular skin dysfunction.
It may be due to presbyopia which is an age-related condition that affects the ability for you to see near objects clearly. It can also indicate the onset macular deterioration, which is more severe.
Blurry sight is a common problem and not usually cause for concern. However, sometimes it can indicate a medical crisis. A sudden blurry eye may be caused by a stroke. Blood stops flowing to a portion of the brain. This can occur when a blood vessel has ruptured, been blocked or if there is a stroke in the area that controls your vision.
Your eyes may also become blurry if you have an illness, such as pinkeye. This infection causes the eye's outer wall to swell. It also produces mucus. It is usually accompanied with itchy eyes, sensitivity to light and pain.
Glaucoma is often accompanied by blurry vision. This occurs if the fluid pressure within the eye is excessive and damages the optical nerve.
Blurry or blurry vision may be a sign that you have diabetes, or another condition that affects the blood vessels of the eye. Some of these include the retinopathy that occurs when high blood glucose damages tiny vessels in your retina.
If you suddenly develop blurred or double vision, it is important to consult a doctor. This can be due to a detached retina or stroke.
Pink eye is a condition that can cause blurry or double vision. This is caused by an infection within the thin tissue layer which covers your white cornea and lines the inner surface of the eyelid. It is highly spreadable, and can be spread by sneezing coughing or direct contact.
Blurry vision, while not a common sign of pink eye disease, could indicate that the condition has become worse and requires further treatment. Contact your doctor as soon as you notice blurry or double vision, along with any other symptoms.
Other causes include eye strain as well as refractive error such nearsightedness, longsightedness and even astigmatism. These conditions may be corrected with prescription lenses or contact lenses.
5. Eye infections
Blurry eyesight can be caused by a number of things. It could be that you need to replace your glasses or contact lens, but can also be an indication of a more serious problem. See a physician if your blurry vision suddenly occurs.
Some common eye diseases, such as allergic or bacterial conjunctivitis and bacterial conjunctivitis cause blurry sight. Pink eye is usually caused by a bacterial infection and can cause blurry or itchy vision.
Blurry eyes that appear suddenly can be a warning sign for a medical problem, such a stroke. A TIA can result in permanent blindness.
6. Retinal migraines
Blurry eyesight can be an inconvenience but can also indicate a more grave health problem. Sudden, blurry vision can indicate a detached or damaged retina, a brain stroke, or any other condition that requires immediate medical attention.
A detached eye occurs when the thin layer at back of the eyes, the retina, pulls apart from the blood vessels supplying it with the oxygen. If left untreated, it could lead to permanent loss of vision.
A retinal migraine is a condition where you experience a sudden blurring on one side of your eye, as well as a throbbing headache. This condition can also be accompanied, for example, by a curtain or flashing lights.
Eyesight can be taken for granted. That is, until our vision starts to blur. Blurry sight is usually indicative of a deeper issue that requires attention. It could be that your prescription needs to be changed for your contacts or glasses. It could also signal a more dangerous condition like cataracts.
Blurred Vision can also be one of the symptoms of a Stroke. People who have visual processing problems following a stroke might notice that they bump against things on one side or are unaware of items in the room.
Blurry eyes can occur when you are tired or irritated. However, it can also be an indication of serious health issues. Consult your eye doctor immediately if you experience sudden blurry eyesight. Preeclampsia is a condition that can cause blurry or double vision. This is dangerous and can put your health or the health of…