What other symptoms might occur with cloudy vision?
Cloudy vision may accompany other symptoms, which will vary depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition.
Other eye or vision symptoms that may occur along with cloudy vision
Cloudy vision may accompany other symptoms affecting the eye or vision including:
- Blurred or double vision
- Dry eyes
- Glare or halos around lights
- Increased sensitivity to light
- Increased tear production or discharge from eyes
- Poor nighttime vision
- Red, sore eyes (bloodshot eyes)
Other symptoms that may occur along with cloudy vision
Cloudy vision may accompany symptoms related to other body systems including headaches.
Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition
In some cases, cloudy vision may be a symptom of a serious or life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Damage to the cornea caused by caustic chemicals or other eye trauma should always be considered an emergency. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have any of these serious or life-threatening symptoms:
- Change in level of consciousness or alertness, such as passing out or unresponsiveness
- Change in mental status or sudden behavior change, such as confusion, delirium, lethargy, hallucinations and delusions
- Severe headache
- Sudden change in vision, loss of vision, or eye pain
- Sudden weakness or numbness on one side of the body
What is cloudy vision?
Cloudy vision is the loss of visual acuity or a dimming of visual perception that can affect one or both eyes. You may experience cloudy vision as a haziness or lack of clarity in your eyesight. Cloudy vision may also dull your color perceptions, and it is often accompanied by glare or halos around lights. Cloudy vision may result from simple, harmless causes, such as discharge from the ey... Read more about cloudy vision introduction
What causes cloudy vision?
Cloudy vision may be caused by a variety of underlying conditions or diseases. Some of these conditions, such as the presence of a small particle in the eye, are very common while others may threaten your vision. Most often, cloudy vision is caused by loss of transparency in the lens within your eye or the cornea, which is the clear “window” covering the front of your eye.... Read more about cloudy vision causes