blurry watery vision
Vicki

Lexington, KY

#24 Aug 31, 2009
Thanks for posting your doctors diagnosis, i had the exact same symptoms, today and it scared me. I feel much better now that i have read your posting.
pro

Langley, Canada

#25 Sep 5, 2009
Jen wrote:
This happens to me as well. I'm tempted to make an appointment with a neurologist instead of an eye doctor to find out.
probably smart - could be migraine - I have techincally perfect vision, until I have a migraine episode (not always a headache) I feel like I"m looking through plastic wrap, just can't focus. Neuro is the way to go! Good luck
Trevor

Marystown, Canada

#26 Oct 13, 2009
First episode for me. I never know whether looking it up on google is a good thing or a bad thing but thanks for all the info!
Pam

Saint Petersburg, FL

#27 Nov 2, 2009
I am having the same problems and it lasts for about 10-30 minutes and leaves me with a headache. I am going to the docs on Friday and probably will make an appointment with my eye doctor as they are happening more and more
angie

Saint Michael, MN

#28 Nov 23, 2009
Chris wrote:
Yes I just experienced this driving home. It seemed liked a blurred transparent circuit or geometric pattern in both eyes. At first I thought it was related to getting a flash of sunlight from car that may have temporarily caused the distortion but as I continued to drive home the pattern seemed to get worse and have a fluttering or water like flowing transparency pattern. It lasted about 40 minutes and got better. When I closed my eyes I saw a active kaleidoscope type pattern in both eyes. I was very scared and thought might be losing my vision. I am 37 years old and healthy and no health issues. I have a slight headache but other than that I feel fine. It was difficult to drive as I had a large blind spot and object in the peripheral sides of my vision were disapearing and edges of objects were hard to discern. I Thought I was drugged or something! I goggled watery vision blurred and found this page and feel better that others have had this issue but very concerned. I have never had this happen before and am too very curious what caused it. I feel like there was something going on neurologically and then it stopped.(Like a brain glitch) I also felt like I was slightly out of my body as I walked and picked up objects. What a weird thing. I am hoping just like computers that i just need a REBOOT of sorts to get rid of the glitch. I am relieved that its gone but very concerned. I hope to find more info on this issue now that it has happened to me.
i just came across this site and i dont know if im replying right but well soon find out.. ok i have had the same thing in my eyes sence i was young the doctors say its a migrain but i dont have a headach after well just a little one as i get older it changes i now experiance a numbing on one side of my body that creeps along tell it hits my face it scares the crap outa me but if i wait it will all be over in 40 min to an hour but i think it will last forever so good luck im 34
Jjj

Alma, Canada

#29 Nov 24, 2009
Ophthalmologic migraine
I had it as well, for 30 minutes or so.
Doctor said I was having a panic attack, its the only moment I laughted during this episode.
Stupid doctor.
Rich Tea

Warwick, UK

#30 Nov 28, 2009
I have this in both eyes on a regular basis, all the usual symptoms are present....blurring, water like effects, kaleidoscope colours and rotation. I had a stroke 7 years ago, although you wouldn't know it if you saw me....and i think this may be relevent in my case, as it seems more frequent.
This would lead me to believe that some kind of brain glitch is occurring.
An alternative to worrying about it, is to sit calm, and enjoy the show, if you worry, then it's like waiting for a kettle to boil....it takes ages, but if you sit quiet and allow this to have some artistic value, I find that i'm almost sorry that it has to go. It may sound a little crazy....but it may aswell be something i enjoy, rather than something i dread.
It's really quite beautiful, and i feel honoured to have seen something created by my mind, that so many others are not fortunate enough to witness.

I say enjoy.......what else is there to do!!!!!
Patrick

Lake Charles, LA

#32 Dec 9, 2009
I think it has something to do with a blood sugar drop. It seems to be happening to me a lot more regularly since I started working out and running. I am having it right now and since I ate a piece of candy, it seems to be getting better. I don't know how to control it. Now it is almost gone, so based on empirical evidence, it would seem that it is related to a drop in blood sugar.
madison

Seattle, WA

#33 Dec 11, 2009
im not sure im only 11 but maybe we have been chosen and we are getting a visual message ive had the same thing
lindsey

Wayne, NJ

#34 Dec 11, 2009
I just experience blured/watery vision tonight after picking my son up from daycare. It was dark out so I had to pull over becuase I couldnt see where I was driving. After about a half hour it went back to normal. Than I got really bad head pain and then a sinus headache but my left eye still hurts. The causes I found were sinuses,medication side effects, low blood sugar, blood pressure(accompanied by muscle pain)and the change from a warm environment into a very cold environment(going from inside to outside when its cold out). For me I am assuming it was my sinuses because I had a sinus headache afterwards and get them quite offten as well as sinus infections. It is also extreamly cold out right now. I hope this helps everyone. Check the meds your on even if you have been taking them for a while. If you cant find the cause or have it frequently contact your eye doctor immediatly.
lindsey

Wayne, NJ

#35 Dec 11, 2009
Pam wrote:
I am having the same problems and it lasts for about 10-30 minutes and leaves me with a headache. I am going to the docs on Friday and probably will make an appointment with my eye doctor as they are happening more and more
Hi. I dont know if you went to the doc yet but it is most likely a migrane. I just told my sister about it happening to me. My vision went watery for i think 10-20 min and then a really bad headache. I have had migranes bbefore but not with the vvison issue. My sister gets the vison problems than the migrane.She and I take Frova for it and it really works. I took it about an hour ago and headache is gone. And it only works on migranes not regular headaches. Ive tried so it was a migrane. Yours sounds exactly as mine did. Hope this helps.
Lisa

Gonzales, LA

#36 Jan 20, 2010
Jody wrote:
my father has vision that looks like he is looking through a window with water running down it
What did you find out the problem is with your dads "looking through the window with water running down it"?
Pam

New Zealand

#37 Feb 18, 2010
I'm 37, and have been experiencing these symptoms on and off for a couple of years and am glad to read other people do to as I was clueless as to what it could be. Should I panic etc. I first experienced it when I was reading the paper one day and all of a sudden I couldnt read the words or finish a sentence. I was pretty alarmed as I dont have any vision problems at all normally. As far as I can tell after reading all your posts that it sounds like migraine of sorts, so thank you for helping me figure this out.
Ismail

Batley, UK

#38 Mar 11, 2010
thank god! pwg! im 14 years old and this thing happens to me quite often and im releived to know that its harmless phew!:)
Gram

Bellingham, WA

#39 Mar 31, 2010
I get these from time to time and am just getting over one. It appears as a small circle of watery, glimmering shimmers, then slowly grows bigger until it is gone. I can see through the center even while it is at the edges of the circle. Several sources have said this is the beginnings of a migraine, but I've never had a full-blown migraine, just a slight headache afterwards. The first time it happens, it scares ya to death. It's also scary if it happens when driving. I just pull over and wait now, knowing it will go away in about 10 -15 min. Glad to hear that doctor said it was harmless. Thanks.
aaron

Manchester, UK

#40 Apr 1, 2010
Henry wrote:
I have started having short episodes of blurred/ watery vision, I am a 38 y.o. female. Is it possible that it is related to blood sugar levels?
Hi im 40 male and have the same watery vision epiesodes I get it when im under pressure and learning to cope through lifes challenges.I think of it as filling up b4 a bit of a sob.(cry) [email protected]
Dean

Leicester, UK

#41 Apr 30, 2010
omg! I am so happy that I have found somebody who had the same visual as me!!!
mine started as a tiny wiggling spot just off the center of both visual fields. it then grew to a water effect around the edges of both eyes, then to a sparkling effect around the edges, similar to a blue sparkler on bonfire night, but it followed the pattern of blood vessels. all the time while this was happening, there were little blind spots dotted around in my central vision. Then it just stopped suddenly, with no headache after or later. This lasted for around 25 mins and as you can imagine guys, it scared the hell outta me!! I have always had panic attacks over the fear of getting epilepsy which is in the family and after this i hae been worse as i thought it was related!!!
Ron

AOL

#42 May 21, 2010
My experiences is very similar to Chris' posted above. I have had this only occasionally , maybe two or three times a year but lasting maybe 15-20 minutes. It almost feels like I am on a hallucinatory drug. It comes on gradually but sometimes it really is very strong. It is almost a euphoric experience. I feel tired after it is over . It fades away slowly at the end of the experience. I am wondering if it is possible that this may be triggered by foods that might contain MSG like soy sauce or teryaki sauce or other additives ? Anybody else have an idea on this ? I am borderline diabetic and have high blood pressure. I am 61 y/0 and have had these experiences for at least 10 years now.
Jamon

Chatham, UK

#43 Jun 7, 2010
Chris wrote:
Yes I just experienced this driving home. It seemed liked a blurred transparent circuit or geometric pattern in both eyes. At first I thought it was related to getting a flash of sunlight from car that may have temporarily caused the distortion but as I continued to drive home the pattern seemed to get worse and have a fluttering or water like flowing transparency pattern. It lasted about 40 minutes and got better. When I closed my eyes I saw a active kaleidoscope type pattern in both eyes. I was very scared and thought might be losing my vision. I am 37 years old and healthy and no health issues. I have a slight headache but other than that I feel fine. It was difficult to drive as I had a large blind spot and object in the peripheral sides of my vision were disapearing and edges of objects were hard to discern. I Thought I was drugged or something! I goggled watery vision blurred and found this page and feel better that others have had this issue but very concerned. I have never had this happen before and am too very curious what caused it. I feel like there was something going on neurologically and then it stopped.(Like a brain glitch) I also felt like I was slightly out of my body as I walked and picked up objects. What a weird thing. I am hoping just like computers that i just need a REBOOT of sorts to get rid of the glitch. I am relieved that its gone but very concerned. I hope to find more info on this issue now that it has happened to me.
To my knowledge , what you have described there is a migraine.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraine
amberlee

Beaufort, SC

#44 Jun 9, 2010
i have experianced the same thing... i went to the optomatrist the same day everything was normal then 2 days later they sent me for a mri! normal! noone seems to know and looks at me like im a liar or want attion??? help its scary i have 3 kids and do alot of driveing im afraid it will happen and i might wreck or it will become perminant.

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