Experiencing Foggy Vision? 4 Ideas to Help Diagnose Your Symptoms

Posted On Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Experiencing Foggy Vision? 4 Ideas to Help Diagnose Your Symptoms

Foggy vision can be caused for a variety of reasons. While it may be tempting to jump to the worst case scenario, there could be a simple reason that your eyes are having problems.

Here are some of ideas that can help you to diagnose your symptoms.

Check Your Blood Sugar
Changes with your vision can be caused by your blood sugar being too high. With the recent increase in diabetes in the United States, this could be a likely reason that you’re experiencing foggy vision. Performing a simple blood sugar test will give you a starting off point on your journey for answers. If you already have diabetes, a worsening of it could be causing changes to your eye health. These need to be taken seriously because blindness could be the end result.

Schedule an Appointment
Visiting an eye care center will help you to determine the cause of your foggy vision without you having to do a bunch of investigation on your own. You’ll have your eyes checked to see if the problem is a worsening of your vision or if you have a more serious medical issue. A series of simple tests can give you the answer relatively quickly so that solutions can be developed that will get you back on the road to seeing the world properly.

Take Age into Account
As you age, eye problems become more common. Changing your prescription or even your medications is another method that your vision problems can be solved. There are even vision correction procedures that can be performed that can get your eyes back to their original baseline. The downside to any type of procedure is that it may only be a temporary solution. This will of course depend on your age and your overall health for how well you can tolerate such a procedure.

Look to Medical Causes
There are several medical reasons that you could be experiencing foggy vision. Migraines and chronic headaches could be affecting your eyes. Another common problem that can impair your vision is your blood pressure. High blood pressure can cause the vessels in your eyes to constrict. This could be leading you to experiencing foggy vision. Schedule an appointment with you healthcare provider so that you can rule out any medical issues.

Foggy vision doesn’t need to take over your life. Use these options to diagnose your symptoms and take charge in order to improve your eye health.

Rachelle Wilber

Rachelle Wilber is a freelance writer living in the San Diego, California area. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Media Studies. She tries to find an interest in all topics and themes, which prompts her writing. When she isn't on her porch writing in the sun, you can find her shopping, at the beach, or at the gym. Follow her @RachelleWilber (Twitter) and Facebook.

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