Also known as Blurred vision, Difficulty reading, Eyes won't focus, Can't see distances, Blurry vision, Seeing halos around light, Low vision, Impaired Vision, and Dim Vision
Blurred vision is an ocular symptom.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of diminished vision are cataract, macular degeneration, and chronic glaucoma. Other possible causes, such as migraine, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with diminished vision, 55% report having headache, 34% report having pain in eye, and 33% report having dizziness.
Patients with diminished vision often receive x-ray computed tomography, cat scan of head, ophthalmic examination and evaluation, lens and cataract procedures, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, magnetic resonance imaging, other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea and other intraocular therapeutic procedures .
|X-ray computed tomography (Scan ct)|
|CAT scan of head (Head ct)|
|Ophthalmic examination and evaluation (Eye exam)|
|Lens and cataract procedures||$1016|
|Ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment||$64|
|Magnetic resonance imaging (Mri)||$297|
|Other therapeutic procedures on eyelids; conjunctiva; cornea||$962|
|Other intraocular therapeutic procedures||$705|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with diminished vision include tropicamide ophthalmic, phenylephrine (duramax), prednisolone ophthalmic, proparacaine ophthalmic, gatifloxacin (zymar), latanoprost, tetracaine (one touch), cyclopentolate ophthalmic, brimonidine ophthalmic, travoprost (travatan), dexamethasone-tobramycin ophthalmic, timolol and bimatoprost ophthalmic .
|Tetracaine (One Touch)||$12|
Groups of people at highest risk for diminished vision include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.