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Dr. David Michael Johnson, O.D.

Optometrist

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11 years Experience
Dr. David Michael Johnson, O.D.
  • Houston, TX
  • University of Houston
  • Accepting new patients

What could be the cause of my hazy vision?

There are a number of things that could cause hazy vision. Based on the fact that it is more prominent in the morning, it is likely related to your eyes being dry. Allergies can READ MORE
There are a number of things that could cause hazy vision. Based on the fact that it is more prominent in the morning, it is likely related to your eyes being dry. Allergies can cause this also, but would likely persist throughout the day. Cataracts can also cause visual symptoms that you are describing also, but your symptoms would persist throughout the day as well. Also, this would be a highly unlikely diagnosis based upon your age alone.

Dr. David Johnson

Do specs with glare protection really work?

Yes, glare protection does work. However, if your prescription is not accurate for what you need this can pose a problem and lead to headaches. Also, if you are experiencing early READ MORE
Yes, glare protection does work. However, if your prescription is not accurate for what you need this can pose a problem and lead to headaches. Also, if you are experiencing early signs of presbyopia (need for reading glasses) for tasks at near or within arms length, this can also lead to headaches.

Best regards,

Dr. David Johnson

I am have hazy vision in the mornings. Could it be due to my blood pressure?

This could be related to blood pressure, but is more likely a problem related to dry eyes. With a comprehensive eye examination, this can most likely be determined as the reason READ MORE
This could be related to blood pressure, but is more likely a problem related to dry eyes. With a comprehensive eye examination, this can most likely be determined as the reason for the hazy vision.

Dr. David Johnson

I had corrective eye surgery, but I still can't read without glasses. Is something wrong?

It is likely that your correction was done as distance correction for both eyes, or your non-dominant eye was overtreated, that is assuming you are over 40 years old. I typically READ MORE
It is likely that your correction was done as distance correction for both eyes, or your non-dominant eye was overtreated, that is assuming you are over 40 years old.
I typically always recommend a trial contact lens for each eye for 3-5 days to simulate the way the surgery goals will be treated.
I am sorry you are having issues. If you would like a consult you can contact my office at 281-469-1089.

Best Regards,
Dr. David Johnson

Can blood pressure medicines cause blurred vision?

The medication can cause this type of symptom. However, it is always recommended that you have a comprehensive eye examination if this type of issue arises because it is possible READ MORE
The medication can cause this type of symptom. However, it is always recommended that you have a comprehensive eye examination if this type of issue arises because it is possible that your medications and/or dosage needs to be adjusted. If you would like, you can contact my office for an evaluation at 281-469-1089.

Thank you,
Dr. David Johnson

My son has been having a yellowish discharge from his eyes. What could this be?

If this is coming from both eyes, this is almost always an eye allergy.

My refractive error in both the eyes is about 6. Can you please suggest a possible treatment?

There are multiple options for you: -Refractive surgery: LASIK -Multiple types of lens implants -Contact lenses -Spectacles For further info/consult, you can contact READ MORE
There are multiple options for you:

-Refractive surgery: LASIK
-Multiple types of lens implants
-Contact lenses
-Spectacles

For further info/consult, you can contact us at 832-496-3274.

Best regards,

Dr. David Johnson

Can frequent pink eye infections be harmful?

"Pink eye," also known as conjunctivitis, will not be harmful to the vision in the long-term regardless of repeated infection.

Is there a cure for color blindness?

Unfortunately, there is not a cure for this condition. However, there are some options to help a person with this condition (contact lenses, typically). There are various kinds READ MORE
Unfortunately, there is not a cure for this condition. However, there are some options to help a person with this condition (contact lenses, typically). There are various kinds of color deficiencies so the type of deficiency would need to be determined before a recommended treatment could be determined.

Dr. David Johnson

My mother is unable to see clearly even after the corrective eye surgery. What should I do now?

This could be from multiple reasons. My experience with corrective surgery patients tends to be a problem with the surface of the eye (cornea). Without a full examination, it is READ MORE
This could be from multiple reasons. My experience with corrective surgery patients tends to be a problem with the surface of the eye (cornea). Without a full examination, it is hard to say exactly what the problem might be.

Dr. David Johnson

Why is my vision blurry only sometimes?

This is typically due to the eyes drying excessively. However, some systemic diseases such as diabetes can cause this as well.

Why are my eyes sore after contacts?

This could be due to your lenses not fitting correctly or it could be from the prescription needing to be modified.

I am experiencing eye strain from overusing computers. What to do?

As a specialist in dealing with dry eyes, I come across this question frequently. Typically, because of extended computer use, the human eye does not blink as it should due to READ MORE
As a specialist in dealing with dry eyes, I come across this question frequently. Typically, because of extended computer use, the human eye does not blink as it should due to the amount of concentration when doing this type of work. There are a multitude of remedies but they vary depending on the severity of the issue.

Is steam bath bad for eyes?

A steam bath will not harm your eyes unless the steam actually has a toxic agent within it. In your case, it sounds as if it is just water, so no, it will not harm you.