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I have a streak of blurry vision in my left eye it get worse

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i have a streak of blurry vision in my left eye it get worse when i am in the sun light or a bright room why is this?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  PaulaNP replied 10 years ago.


How old are you? Do lights at night look yellow?


Customer: replied 10 years ago.
i am 53 and no i can actually see better and night
Expert:  PaulaNP replied 10 years ago.

Dear Nana,

You may be getting early cataracts. They can cause glare problems and can occur in one eye first. You are at the age they can begin developing and you need an eye exam to determine the exact cause. You want to rule out glaucoma and dry eye as well.

Here is a link on cataracts for you:

Hope this helps. You also might start increasing blueberries in your diet, and taking a vitamin/mineral product called ocuvite or its generic. Bilberry is the herbal blueberry form. Let me know how this goes for you. Paula

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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
its right in the center of my eye would that still be the possible cause?
Expert:  PaulaNP replied 10 years ago.
it would. but you need the exam to be sure, paula
Expert:  PaulaNP replied 10 years ago.
Sorry, I got rushed off with system upgrades. Yes, cataracts can begin in the middle of the eye. If you read the mayo clinic link under symptoms it will discuss this for you. Paula