Blurred vision, Light hurts eyes, Visual disturbance: 11 Possible Causes
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What causes blurred vision, light hurts eyes and visual disturbance? 11 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Corneal Abrasion

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A minor scratch to the eye's cornea is called a corneal abrasion. It can be caused by dust, contact lenses, or other foreign objects, and can sometimes develop into a serious eye condition.

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2

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis (pink eye) is an infection or swelling that typically gives your eye a red or pink color. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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3

Uveitis

Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which provides blood to the retina. Read about causes, symptoms, and treatment.

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4

Migraine with Aura

Migraine is a disorder characterized by repeated attacks of severe headache. Symptoms include throbbing or pulsating pain, usually on only one side of the head, and can last between four hours and three days.

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5

Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is an open sore that forms on the cornea. It's usually caused by an infection. Even small injuries to the eye can lead to infections.

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6

Hyphema

A hyphema is a collection of blood in the eye, between the cornea and the iris. It is painful, and requires immediate medical attention.

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7

Scleritis

Scleritis is inflammation of the outer surface of the eye. How scleritis will affect you often depends on which type you have.

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8

Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction to substances like pollen. Your eyes may become red, itchy, and watery.

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9

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.

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10

Sarcoidosis

Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.

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11

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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