Cloudy Vision

Cloudy vision refers to hazy or foggy eyesight. A cataract is the most common cause of cloudy vision; macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and Fuch's dystrophy are other causes of cloudy vision. Cloudy vision is often accompanied by other symptoms such as eye pain, headache, and watery eyes. Treatment depends on the underlying conditions that cause cloudy vision.

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Is painful red eyes with cloudy vision an emergency condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 35-year-old female, with a history of uveitis, keratitis, and herpes simplex. I saw my opthalmologist last week with a painful red eye which was sensitive to light. He did a thorough eye examination and said none of the above conditions. Because it is presenting as uveitis he will tr...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishna Kumar Agrawal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is difficult to comment about the diagnosis without examining the eye, but the symptoms you are describing may be of some residual uveitis. You should not worry. Keep instilling the eye drops as per your ophthalmologist's instructions and ...  Read Full »

I cannot look at bright light because, after that, I cannot see most things. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I think there is something wrong with me, and there are symptoms that occur daily. I cannot look at bright light anymore because, after that, I cannot see most things. This is because my eyes' pupils are a bit off from the center. Also, when I look at something for longer than usual, they...  Read Full »

Dr. Manish Mahabir

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. No need to worry about it. Also, if you cannot see anything after looking at a bright light, all the phytochemicals in the eye get used up and need a few minutes to rejuvenate. So it is also perfectly normal. After staring, the words get dis...  Read Full »

What should be done for cloudy vision after cataract surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, In case of cloudiness and pains at night after cataract surgery, what should be done? Please advise.   Read Full »

Dr. David J. Mathew

Answer: Hello, Welcome to After a cataract surgery, the patient is put on a steroid and antibiotic drops to reduce the reaction in the eye, the swelling of the cornea if any and to prevent infection. You have mentioned that you experience cloudiness and pain at night after cataract surgery. ...  Read Full »

Why am I seeing a halo with a rainbow around it at night?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been seeing rings around lights whose outer edges are made up of rainbow at night. I already have floaters in my eyes. My spectacles have a large number of scratches, and I think it is because of that. But please tell possible causes and if it is serious enough to get checked in...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think you are highly myopic. That is why you have floaters at this age. The symptoms you are telling occur in glaucoma. However, other reasons are also there, but myopics have a high chance of glaucoma too. In addition, you feel pressure in your eyes too. So do one t...  Read Full »

Why is my vision becoming hazy as the day progresses?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 67 year old male, with otherwise normal vision. For the past month, I would wake up with a clear vision, and then as the day progresses, it becomes hazy (not blurry). It then clears up again overnight. I do not have any other symptoms, everything seems to check out fine. Blinki...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are suggestive of early Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. In this disease, endothelial cells decrease in the cornea leading to mild corneal edema. You can get specular microscopy done. I hope this will help you. Regards. For more information consult an eye car...  Read Full »

I slept for five hours without removing my contact lenses. Is it the reason for my blurry left eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I slept for five hours without removing my contact lenses. After taking out my lenses, I had cloudy and blurry vision. It's the third day, and I still have a cloudy vision. Please suggest something as I only have blurry vision in my left eye.  Read Full »

Dr. Gargi Madhukar Apte

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This blurry vision is because of the overuse of contact lenses. In addition, your cornea might be having mild inflammation because it did not receive sufficient oxygen in that five hours. I suggest you use eyedrops like Refresh Tears (Carboxymethylcellulose) 1 % ever...  Read Full »

What makes the vision lose color and brightness?

Query: Hi doctor, A couple of weeks back, I had this episode where the muscles around my eyes tensed up, and I felt a lot of pain and pressure around my eyebrows and nose. I had pain around the outer corner of my eyes, and it felt like a nerve being stretched. My vision dimmed a lot but recovered a little...  Read Full »

Dr. Arnab Pal

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to Your long query does indicate you are quite disturbed about it. Pressure around the neck, head, and eyes are often related to anxiety. So I would suggest you sleep well and even take medication if it helps you sleep peacefully. Still, I would recommend you get ...  Read Full »

How to treat cloudy vision in one eye?

Query: Hi doctor,I woke up with a thin cloudy film on my eyeball and it gave me a cloudy vision on my right eye. I do not have redness or pain or discharge. It is now for two days. What to do?   Read Full »

Dr. Pandya Pooja Girishbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have to send your eye photos for my reference and it can help to get an idea about your condition. After seeing it properly, I can guide you further. Photo is a must to plan further.  Read Full »

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