Blurred vision

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Carcinoma in situ of eye

The most common type of cancer to affect the eye is ocular melanoma, or melanoma of the eye.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Lump on eyeball
  • Spots moving across field of vision
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain
  • Pain on eyelid

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Carcinoma in situ of eye.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Cataracts occur when changes in the lens of the eye cause it to become less transparent (clear).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Reduced vision
  • Seeing double
  • Blurred vision
  • Seeing rings around lights
  • Reduced colour vision

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Cataract.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Congenital cataract

Cataracts are cloudy patches in the lens of the eye that can make vision blurred or misty.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Seeing double
  • Blurred vision
  • Squint or lazy eye
  • Reduced vision
  • White reflection in back of the eye

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Congenital cataract.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Exudative age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Blind spot
  • Reduced colour vision
  • Reduced vision
  • Visual hallucinations

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Exudative age-related macular degeneration.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a term that describes a group of eye conditions that affect vision.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Eye pain
  • Reduced vision
  • Loss of outer vision
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Glaucoma.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

High pressure headache

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is high pressure inside the skull, which may happen suddenly or build up gradually over time.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Seeing double
  • Severe headache

Our Health A-Z contains more information on High pressure headache.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Retinal detachment

Retinal detachment occurs when the thin lining at the back of your eye called the retina begins to pull away from the blood vessels that supply it with oxygen and nutrients.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Spots moving across field of vision
  • Seeing flashes of light
  • Sudden loss of vision
  • Loss of outer vision
  • Blurred vision

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Retinal detachment.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Subarachnoid haemorrhage

A subarachnoid haemorrhage is a type of stroke caused by bleeding in and around the brain.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache that came on suddenly
  • Severe headache
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Eyes sensitive to light

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Subarachnoid haemorrhage.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Uveitis

Uveitis is inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, called the uvea or uveal tract.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Red eyes
  • Eye pain
  • Spots moving across field of vision
  • Eyes sensitive to light
  • Loss of outer vision

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Uveitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.