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  • Writer's pictureDr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam

Blurring of Vision

Blurred vision is a common condition that can be caused by a variety of factors. The most common causes of blurred vision include nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, which are all types of refractive errors. These errors occur when the shape of the eye prevents light from focusing properly on the retina, resulting in a blurry image.

Another common cause of blurred vision is cataracts, which are cloudy areas in the lens of the eye that can block or scatter light. This can cause images to appear hazy or distorted. Cataracts can develop as a result of aging or as a side effect of certain medications or diseases.

Blurred vision can also be caused by certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, recent fevers, infections and glaucoma. In these cases, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible, as these conditions can lead to serious complications if left untreated.

Certain medications can also cause blurred vision as a side effect. If you are experiencing blurred vision after starting a new medication, it is important to speak with your doctor to determine if the medication is the cause and if an alternative is available.

In some cases, blurred vision may be temporary and caused by factors such as fatigue, stress, or lack of sleep. In these cases, the vision should return to normal once the underlying cause is addressed.

If you are experiencing blurred vision, it is important to seek the advice of a doctor. They will be able to perform a comprehensive eye exam and determine the cause of the blurred vision. Depending on the cause, treatment may include corrective lenses, surgery, or medications.

Natural Home Remedies for Blurring of Vision

There are several natural remedies that may help improve or maintain vision health:

  • Eating a healthy diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and omega-3 fatty acids may help improve vision.

  • Drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated can also help maintain healthy eyes.

  • Regular exercise, such as brisk walking or jogging, can help improve blood flow to the eyes and may help prevent age-related vision problems.

  • Getting enough sleep can also help maintain healthy eyes, as the eyes repair and rejuvenate during sleep.

  • Using eye drops containing omega-3 fatty acids or antioxidants may help improve vision.

  • Ginkgo biloba, a herb may also improve blood flow to the eyes and may help prevent age-related vision problems.

Please note that these remedies are not scientifically proven and its always better to take an advice from a doctor if you have any concerns about your vision.

Dr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam, MD, FRCP (London), FACP (USA)

Internal Medicine Specialist

Kify Hospital



Phone : 85000 23456


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