When your vision is blurry, it becomes difficult to see clearly. Many cases of blurry vision are related to health problems and this should be taken seriously so that it won't develop into a more complicated problem.


Do you have blurry vision? If yes then you need to contact your doctor for medical check up. It becomes easier to treat blurry vision if the actually causes are known.

Some notable causes of blurry vision includes:

Diabetes: This condition increases your risk for an eye disease known as diabetes retinopathy. High blood sugar can cause damage to the blood vessels in the retina. This is an important part of the eye that senses light, this disease can lead to swelling in the macula, a part of the retina. It can also lead to unwanted growth of new blood vessels in the eye and bleeding inside the eye.

Stroke: The damage to the brain because of interruption of blood supply can lead to stroke and one major symptom of this disease is blurry vision. Other stroke symptoms includes:

  • Face dropping
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of balance
  • Problem speaking clearly
  • Numbness in one arm.

You should quick see your doctor if you have any of these signs

Pre-eclampsia: This is a condition that affects pregnant women, this dangerous complication is characterised by high blood pressure. It can also be related to signs of damaged organs especially the liver or kidney. Blurry vision or other sight problems could be sign that you have pre-eclampsia.
Please visit your doctor for proper examination.

Migraine: This is a very intense type of headache. Usually severe than the ordinary headache and accompanied with sensitivity to blurry vision, light and sounds.
Sudden changes to your sight during this health condition is called aura and they may include:

  • Loss of part of your vision for a short while
  • Noticing/seeing flashes of lights 
  • Seeing colours of waves
Please see a doctor if you have migraine for proper check and treatment.




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