Blurred vision
Blurred vision

Blurred Vision During Pregnancy: Causes And Treatment

Titilayo Ilori

Blurred vision during pregnancy can be a result of physical and hormonal changes or other medical issues. Below are some factors that can affect your vision when you are pregnant.

1. Preeclampsia

Change of vision during pregnancy can be a sign of preeclampsia or other serious medical conditions.

This can be a result of blood pressure or problems with some organs. You might experience blurred vision, loss of vision or light sensitivity for a short period of time.

2. Diabetes

Women who have diabetes during pregnancy can also suffer from blurred vision, because diabetes can damage the blood vessels which supply blood to the retina.

Sometimes, gestational diabetes can also be the cause of blurred vision during pregnancy. It is advisable for pregnant women with diabetes to be extra careful and to prevent their sugar level from shooting up.

3. Dry eyes

You might notice that your eyes are drier than normal. In a situation like this, you can use an eyedrop to wet your eyes. This will help you reduce the dryness.

You should talk to your doctor first before buying an eyedrop so that you can be prescribed a safe one.

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