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Intermittent Blurred Vision

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 11, 2009
  • 02:01 AM

First, let me write that I'm nearsighted (left) in one eye and farsighted (right) in the other eye and have glasses for these conditions.

I only need the glasses for PowerPoint lectures or when the prof is writing on the blackboard and/or for movies and other events...depending on my seating location.

During the first week of Oct. 2009, I began experiencing blurred vision in my right eye.
I could not read the newspaper or my mail. For e-mail messages, I simply enlarged the font. However, I could see okay to drive and for viewing things further off. This lasted for about a week and it was gone.

The 2nd week I could see okay for about 3 days, and then the blurred vision returned.
It has been coming and going for the past 4 weeks.

My primary physician couldn't determine any medical cause, and recommended my seeing an ophthalmologist.
Since I currently don't have any health insurance due to a lay-off, I thought I would try to identify the problem on my own...and if I couldn't...then I'd go to the ophthalmologist.

I bought some "readers glasses" last week (1.25) and was able to read my mail and the newspaper.
However, on Sunday, 11/ 8, the glasses I had bought 4 days earlier were virtually useless...the blurriness had increased.
So I bought another pair...these are 1.75.

Today (Tuesday), the blurriness has lessened.

I have had my glucose level checked twice over the last 2 weeks, and it was within the normal range....so I'm not diabetic.

Does anyone know what the problem might be?

Thanks,

John L.

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