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What causes blurred vision?

I woke up last night after sleeping for an hour or so to my eyes being crossed (at least it felt that way). My vision was extremely blurry and I could not see and I had to blink many times and finally was able to see. What could this be from? Was I having a stroke?
Mon, 14 Apr 2014
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Hello
It seems from the history that you had blurring of vision lasting for few associated with crossing of eyes.
This indicate transient ischaemic attack and this requires evaluation to find out the underlying cause .
The common causes are carotid artery disease, hypotension...
Since transient ischaemic attack can be seen in vascular diseases which can cause stroke this requires evaluation.
Hence I advice you to consult your doctor for examination and treatment accordingly.

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What causes blurred vision?

Hello It seems from the history that you had blurring of vision lasting for few associated with crossing of eyes. This indicate transient ischaemic attack and this requires evaluation to find out the underlying cause . The common causes are carotid artery disease, hypotension... Since transient ischaemic attack can be seen in vascular diseases which can cause stroke this requires evaluation. Hence I advice you to consult your doctor for examination and treatment accordingly. Thank you