Blurry Vision Specialist

Advanced Vision & Achievement Center

Optometrists located in Phoenix, AZ

If you’re suffering from blurry vision, it can be difficult to navigate the everyday world. At Advanced Vision & Achievement Center in Phoenix, highly skilled optometrists Neha Amin, OD, FAAO, and Mary Hardy, OD, offer comprehensive eye exams and vision testing to determine the cause of your visual disturbances, including blurry vision. To restore your visual focus, call Advanced Vision & Achievement Center or schedule an appointment online today.

Blurry Vision Q & A

Advanced Vision & Achievement Center

What are the symptoms of blurry vision?

Blurry vision can cause a variety of symptoms in one or both of your eyes. For some patients, their entire line of sight can be affected, while others may only have partial areas of vision that are blurry.

In addition to having blurred vision, you might feel as though your vision is dim or cloudy.

What causes blurry vision?

Blurry vision is a common symptom of vision problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Additional causes of blurry vision might include:

  • Cataracts
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Infectious retinitis
  • Abrasions to the cornea or corneal scarring
  • Injury or trauma to the eye

Other health conditions can cause blurry vision as well, such as migraines, stroke, or fluctuations in blood sugar due to diabetes.

How is blurry vision diagnosed?

First, Dr. Amin or Dr. Hardy will perform a comprehensive eye exam. During your appointment, they will discuss your symptoms, review any medications you may be taking, and talk about your overall health and work environment. They’ll also look at any vision issues you may have had in the past and any that may be in your family history.

To evaluate your eye function, Dr. Amin or Dr. Hardy will conduct tests to measure your eye muscle capabilities, peripheral and color vision, responsiveness to light, and depth perception. They’ll also look to see if your eyes are correctly focusing and working together.

They’ll also check your overall eye health. During this portion of your appointment, Dr. Amin or Dr. Hardy will visually examine your eyes, eyelids, and inside of your eyes using magnification and a bright light. They might also perform tonometry testing to examine the pressure in your eyes.

Based on these tests, your doctor can determine the best strategy for correcting your blurred vision.

How is blurry vision treated?

Dr. Amin or Dr. Hardy will provide a treatment plan to correct your blurry vision based on the cause of your condition. These approaches might include:\

  • Vision therapy
  • Contacts or prescription glasses
  • Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K
  • Laser surgery

They might also suggest medications to control any underlying health conditions.

If you’re suffering from blurry vision, call Advanced Vision & Achievement Center or schedule an appointment online today.