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Old 08-21-2001, 07:35 AM   #1
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Unhappy Blurry Vision in 1 eye only

Hi. I have posted about this before, but just wanted to see if I can get some more advice/input from others. Upon awakening in the mornings, my left eye is blurred,(as it is right now), which usually lasts for 2-3 hours. Every now & then, it will be my right eye or maybe both, but 95% of the time it is only my left eye and only in the mornings.. http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/confused.gif Also, it doesn't happen EVERY moring- no pattern. It's getting extremely aggravating as any eye DR. I have been to has not found anything. They did say it looks as if it's dry eyes. I have used ointments, drops, etc. Nothing seems to work. I thought the eyedrops, "TheraTears", had cleared it, but the blurriness has come back (maybe due to me quit using it)??? This all started happening about the same time I 'developed allergies', after having my first child (9 yrs. ago).... At the age of 23, I became allergic to animals!! Very odd, but the allergist says this does happen. I'm not sure if all of this somehow ties in together. Thanks for any help!

 
Old 08-26-2001, 07:34 AM   #2
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Hi. Thanks for responding. You're probably right in that it does seem like it would be 'dry eyes', since the TheraTears did work at one time. I have started using them again, so I'll see what happens. The only thing that worries me, are articles I read about various things it "could be".. Such as: Fuchs' Dystrophy. Has anyone heard of this? It says it's more common in women, & at first, a person will 'awken with blurred vision that gradually clears during the day'...exactly like me...I have also read about "cornea edema". I think I'm just more worried about the long term effects if I can't clear this up. Hopefully, the 4 different eye Dr's have diagnosed me right! They all could not see anything when my eyes were NOT blurry. I had to go back in while my eyes were doing it, then they said the eye looked scratched--common with dry eyes...Would like to hear if anyone knows about the above I mentioned. Take care.


 
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Old 03-09-2005, 08:41 PM   #3
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I've been wondering if 'ibruprophen' could be the culprit...
I'm experiencing the same symptoms in my right eye. It almost seems like a film but I can't wash it away, or like my depth of vision is changing. Without glasses I can only see clearly about 10" from my face. Nothing seems to trigger the blurriness, it just shows up for maybe a few hours and then goes away. It's not daily but it has been reoccurring more often lately. So, here I am.

I'll be 44 this year. I stopped wearing contact lenses when the contact wouldn't sit correctly on the eye (and that really disappointed my hubby). My eye doctor says it's probably allergies. I think I should see a specialist.

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Old 07-27-2005, 12:20 PM   #4
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Re: Blurry Vision in 1 eye only

This is for Janedoe321:

I know that this is a very old thread, but I found it during one of my google searches and wondered if you had ever found a cause for the blurry-vision-in-one-eye-when-waking-up problem??

I ask because I have exactly the same problem. My right eye is blurry some mornings and has been for months - sometimes only mildly blurry othertimes very blurred. At the hospital this week they found nothing wrong. Like you - the only thing I found on the internet relating to this morning blur is to do with corneal edema and corneal dystrophies.

Did your condition clear up?
Jules

 
Old 08-07-2005, 05:56 AM   #5
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Re: Blurry Vision in 1 eye only

HI. No, I have never got rid of the blurred vision, believe it or not. Here it is 4 years later after that post and I've found nothing that helps. It's usually always my left eye now, 95% of the time, but those few times my left eye isn't blurry then my right eye is. It's very odd. I've not used the Thera Tears eyedrops like I should. The only time they seemed to work was when I used them faithfully 4 times a day then an eye gel or ointment when I went to bed. After about 2 weeks or so, the blurriness went away and stayed away, but a couple of months later after quitting the TheraTears, it came back. I tend to use the drops maybe once a day or twice and not continuous. You really have to use them 4 times a day without skipping and that seems to work. If you, or anyone else has a cure, PLEASE let me know. Take care.

 
Old 01-30-2007, 12:49 PM   #6
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Re: Blurry Vision in 1 eye only

I get blurry vision in 1 eye when I fall asleep on that eye. Could this be what is happening?

 
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