Blurry vision is a common problem that can affect people at any age. Aging, dry eye problems, or eye fatigue can result in blurriness. However, sometimes a medical condition can also be the cause of blurred vision, and medical care may be needed. At Optometric Images in Dublin, CA, we offer care and monitoring for individuals who are experiencing problems with blurry vision.

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What Are the Causes of Blurry Vision?

Most people experience blurry vision at some time in their lives. Usually, it’s a result of eyestrain, working in an area with poor lighting or changing vision that requires a new eye prescription. Abrasion or scarring of the cornea of the eyes can cause blurry vision. Trauma to the eye can cause blurring of vision. If you have migraine headaches, you may notice blurring of your vision during an episode.  Cataracts, a clouding of the lens of the eye that usually occurs with aging, can cause blurred vision. Certain eye diseases can also lead to poor clarity in your vision.

Sudden Blurry Vision Can Be a Sign of a Serious Medical Issue

You should always pay attention to any blurring in your vision, because it can sometimes signal a medical issue. If you suddenly experience blurry vision or blurriness in only one eye, it could be a problem that needs immediate medical attention. Certain conditions, such as diabetes, stroke,

Our Eye Doctor Can Help with Blurry Vision Problems

Our optometrist will do a number of tests using specialized equipment to carefully examine your eyes. A change of prescription for your eyeglasses or contacts may be needed to provide clearer vision. You may require computer eyeglasses to prevent eye fatigue from screen glare. You may have dry eyes that are affecting your vision, and you may need treatment to provide more moisture on the eye surface. If there are any abnormalities in the structures of your eyes, our optometrist may refer you for further treatment from a specialist.  If our eye doctor suspects a medical problem may be causing blurring of vision, he will refer you to your primary care physician for more extensive testing to find the cause of the problem.

Choose Optometric Images as Your Eye Doctor in Dublin, CA

Our optometrists at Optometric Images use their extensive training in vision care to help our patients in Dublin and Tri-Valley Area enjoy better vision at every age. We provide eye exams, eyeglass fitting, contact lens fitting, computer vision care, LASIK eye surgery consultation, and management of eye diseases. Contact Optometric Images today at (925) 479-0400 for an appointment to have your vision tested and to learn about methods to help with blurry vision.