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Should I be worried if my peripheral vision is slightly blurry?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If your peripheral vision has been slightly blurry for a while and you are starting to develop tunnel vision, then you should contact your doctor to set up an appointment. If the blurriness is in both eyes, especially in the peripheries, it may be a sign of gradual loss of eyesight, which is a symptom of primary open-angle glaucoma. If it is only in one eye, it may be due to an eye injury, but you should contact your doctor just to take caution.

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