Blurry vision may indicate one or more of the following:

  • An uncorrected refractive error or the need for corrective lenses
  • Cornea (front surface of the eye) irregularity
  • A cataract or opacity of the lens within the eye
  • Accommodation (focusing) problems that may be corrected with lenses or vision therapy (eye exercises for patients without refractive error and younger than 40 years old)
  • Dry eyes associated with insufficient tear quality or quantity
  • An embolism obstructing the blood supply to one or both eyes
  • Retina disorder
  • Optic nerve disorder
  • Brain disorder