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Was there only a single such episode or have you been experiencing many such episodes?
Also is the blurring only in one eye or is it in both eyes?
This has been going on for more than a year. Random mornings. I used to think it was associated with having a glass of wine or a beer the night before and it's a symptom of dehydration or like a hangover. I should mention that I can barely drink at all any more b/c I get back headaches. So, really, just a 1/2 a glass of wine or one beer a week. Now, it seems I can't even do that. So, last night, no alcohol, just a taco salad and sparkling water and yet this same symptom appears.
Vision is most blurry in left eye.
Is the left eye corrected for distance or for near ?
Such a visual symptom is called transient visual loss and is often due to ischemia ( reduced blood supply).
I just reread my original question. I should have said that the readers "can't" read the print.
What causes reduced blood supply? Does mean I don't have enough blood circulating to my brain at night?
So the readers cannot read the print only during the episode of blurring of vision. Rest of the time the readers are able to read the print, right?
Is this normal aging?
Yes, that's right. The readers normally work for tiny print. They are working now. Just not in the morning.
No , this is not part of normal aging process and is not seen routinely with age.
Due to various underlying causes such as atherosclerosis or emboli, the blood flow through the retinal blood vessels may get compromised leading to a transient blurring of vision.
Are these episodes of blurring present every morning for 3 hours?
I do have Raynods. My fingers get cold and white. Does have to do with a circulation problem?
The blurry vision is random -- about once every two weeks.
Looks like a problem with the circulation of blood in the retinal vessels.
Raynaud's phenomenon affects the extremities but unheard of in the eye.
Okay. Is there anything else you'd like to add or make a recommendation? I have to go now to an appointment. I didn't expect to be able to talk with you right away. Please leave your final thoughts here. Thank you.