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For the past year my left eye goes blurry. It happens no

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For the past year my left eye goes blurry. It happens no matter what Im doing and even if Im wearing my glasses. It usually only lasts about a minute or so but recently it has lasted more than 20 minutes or longer before my vision returns to normal. I constantly have eye pain and headaches. My top lip and around the top of my mouth also go numb sometimes. I dont have insurance and I dont really know what kind of doctor I need to see.
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Hi,
You do need an eye evaluation by an Ophthalmologist.
The symptoms of intermittent blurring of vision can be due to glaucoma (a potentially blinding condition if not treated), a sudden increase in blood pressure causing swelling in the nerve of the eye, one of the symptoms of ocular migraine.
I an understand that without insurance it is difficult, but your symptoms should not be ignored and you need to consult an ophthalmologist to rule out the above conditions.
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