An Insightful Observation of Blurry Vision

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We can see and feel the beautiful world around us owing to the inherent good vision since we were born. But once the vision becomes poor and blurry, things will be completely opposite. Blurry vision means the loss of clearness and sharpness of eyesight which not only brings us lots of trouble in seeing objects but also can cause great harm to our health. All of us can effortlessly imagine how awkward and upset we would be when objects just near us appear out of focus and vague. We may get blurry vision in one or the two eyes. Reasons and causes of blurry vision are not single and absolute yet multiple. Timely treatment to blurry vision is very critical and having a basic knowledge of how to deal with all kinds of blurry vision is very beneficial.

Main causes and corresponding treatments

The most common causes for blurry vision are refractive errors which can be caused by eye problems such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. However, other serious eye diseases and neurological disorder are also great threats to our vision. To make us delighted, whichever kind of blurry vision can be relieved and even cured through proper treatment.

1. Blurry vision caused by refractive errors

Apart from eye strain, headaches and other symptoms, blurry vision is thought of as one of the inevitable symptoms of myopia, hyperopia and presbyopia. When we are suffering from myopia, our vision gets blurred and can’t have a clear sight of things in the distance. But at least we can deal with this by wearing glasses and contact lenses. And the current popular refractive surgery such as LASIK and PRK can all the same serve to help us a great deal. Blurry vision caused by hyperopia makes it difficult for us to see clearly things nearby. Just as myopia, hyperopia can likewise be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses and refractive eye surgery. Presbyopia will befall people at the age of 40 or more. Blurry vision caused by this natural reason can be overcome by reading glasses. And some presbyopia surgeries are of great help as well. Different from refractive errors, astigmatism makes it difficult for us to see clearly at all distances. No matter how far away the to-be-seen objects are, light rays will fail to come to a single focus point on the retina to produce a clear vision. And eyeglasses, contact lenses and certain eye surgeries are equally favorable to correct astigmatism.

2. Blurry vision caused by certain physical reasons

Firstly, blurry vision is especially common among pregnant women. To them, the change of hormone would alter the shape and thickness of their cornea and blurry vision thus occurs. Though blurry vision seems not that serious, it may be the indicator of high blood pressure and gestational diabetes. So it is good advice to pregnant women that seeing the eye doctor when blurred eyes and other eye problems begin. Secondly, some people may have been affected by chronic dry eyes for long which could make the vision blurred. At this time artificial tears and prescription medication or punctal plugs can help a lot. Then some other physical problems such as migraine headaches and eye floaters would lead to blurry vision as well. And the most recommendable means is unexceptionally turning to a professional eye doctor. At last be careful that wearing contact lenses for a undue long time and using some eye drops would lead to blurry vision. Try to avoid this.

3. Blurry vision can be an indicator of serious eye diseases

Mind that blurry vision may be caused by many eye diseases, cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cardiovascular disease or other systemic diseases. In general, sudden blurry vision is most likely due to those above-mentioned eye diseases. Serious eye diseases need to be treated on time and in proper way, otherwise blurry vision will get worse.

Sometimes you may get blurry vision simply due to the lack of sleep. So take it easy when suffering blurry vision and at the same time get it treated properly.