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Left eye is Blurry, see Halos around lights at Night

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The vision in my left eye started to get blurry and return to normal when I was about 14. Now I am 20 and my left eye is completely blurry while my right eyes sees fairly well. Both of my eyes see halos and starbursts at night when I look at mostly small lights. This causes headaches, and cofusion when trying to read things. Lately im also having trouble doing simple things without getting confused. I feel like im in a dream constantly. Im finding that im losing my appetite and get tired much easier as well. To me this sounds like im dying, but im hoping that somebody can tell me a simple solution to this problem. I have an appointment for the opthamologist, but that is in two weeks and this is killing me so im looking for answers. I tried starting school, but I couldnt think straight and pay attention in class.


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replied September 19th, 2006
General Q&A Answer A1486
I was wandering why you have waited so long to visit an ophthalmologist. Have you been to an ophthalmologist in the last 6 years? It seems that you are experiencing an eye disorder such as a "severe refractory anomaly" or even something else. Headache and confusion can be related to the eye disorder. The other symptoms (loss of appetite, tiredness, thoughts of dying, unable to think straight and pay attention…) might be due to some psychiatric disorder... probably depression. You can visit a psychiatrist or other mental health professional after a visit with the ophthalmologist to address these separate issues.
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