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Hi. I am a single disabled mom. I experience blurred vision as side effects from one or more of my medications. Unfortunately, I have quite a list of medications I need, so it isn’t very likely that I would be able to stop taking one or two of them. So,.......I was wondering; if getting glasses to see in the distance better, would correct my blurry vision problem? Thanks

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Have you been having any headaches?

The blurry vision started, approximately 4-5 months ago. It wasn’t too severe in the beginning, but for example, tonight I had to go out after dark, and I felt like I was forced to just cross my fingers and pray.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have such a long list of health problems, and so therefore a long list of medications. Most Drs are mostly baffled with me. I’d really just like to know if I see an eye dr, will he be able to identify that I’m having blurry vision, and also, could this vision problem be treated by wearing new prescription glasses?

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Hello,

Thank you for the question. I am Dr.A.S.Desai, certified ophthalmologist and I look forward to answering this question.

Considering the fact that you have a long list of health problems and take a long list of medications, it would be very difficult to pin point the exact cause of your blurred vision. Wearing new prescription glasses would not address your issue . It would be most appropriate to get your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist before considering a change in glasses.

Thank you and best wishes

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