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Guide to Blurry Vision and Headaches

  • When is Blurred Vision a Medical Emergency?

    A problem with any part of the eye, such as the retina, optic nerve or cornea, can suddenly cause blurred vision. Slowly progressive blurred vision is usually caused by long-term medical conditions. Sudden blurring is most often caused by a single event. Some instances of sudden blurred vision are medical emergencies that must be treated as soon as possible to prevent permanent damage and vision loss.
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  • Digital Eye Strain

    Digital eye strain (DES), also known as computer vision syndrome (CVS) affects over 50 percent of people, including both children and adults. Symptoms fall into two main categories: those linked to accommodative or binocular vision stress, and external symptoms linked to dry eye.
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  • Visual Migraines

    If you experience sudden changes in vision it may be the result of a visual migraine. Visual migraines are an episode of vision loss in one eye, usually lasting a short time and are rarely painful.
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  • Blurry Vision and Headaches

    Did you know that headaches and blurred vision could indicate you have a undiagnosed eye condition? When blurred vision and a headache are experienced at the same time it can be frightening, especially the first time it happens. Blurred vision can affect one or both eyes. It can cause vision to be cloudy, dim, or even peppered with shapes and colors, making it difficult to see.
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  • Having Difficulty Seeing at Night?

    Do you find it difficult seeing while driving at night or reading in a dimly lit room? You most likely have nyctalopia, also known as night blindness.
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