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Double Vision After Head Injury
Urgent problem: Anytime there is pain or change of vision following trauma to the eye, a prompt eye examination by an ophthalmologist is required. Any number of problems such as bleeding within the fluids of the eye, inflammatory reaction, fractures of the delicate bones which surround the eye (orbital bones), damage or swelling in the retina, retinal tear or detachment are all possible problems after trauma. ...Read more
You need medical: eval asap to see if there is injury to the brain or eyes. Please get seen. ...Read more
Concussion 8 months ago. Absence seizures, alot headche, blurry vision and ringing in the ears. Few nose bleeds. Help?
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Blurred vision from anesthesia two weeks after rotator cuff surgery . Eyes red and glassy otherwise good outcome.
Silent migraine or tia? 26yr f 8 mos pregnant experienced sudden peripheral vision loss/blurry/double vision in rt eye. Got a little dizzy. Lasted 10 sec.
Check B.P NOW!: Have your OB md check your blood pressure to make sure that it is not elevated and causing brain swelling(edema). A 2nd cause is pituitary swelling during pregnancy which puts pressure on the optic chiasma(optic nerves crossing) which is just below the pituitary gland in the brain.. Either way notify your OB now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In some cases: It depends on the nature of the injury and specific symptoms. There are certain situations when patching one eye or using special prism glasses may be of benefit as well as other therapeutic techniques. However, it is always best to be evaluated by a specialist to best assess what makes the most clinical sense for each individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always had perfect vision. Sudden vision loss in one eye. Pressure on eye. Glaucoma or optic neuritis?
Many causes: Get to your specialist eye md right away. Acute glaucoma is painful with steamy vision before the blindness, so unlikely in your case. Optic neuritis, retinal vein occlusion, retinal detachment, stroke, migraine headache, vitreous hemorrhage, retinal hemorrhage and other causes can all be serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Motorcycle accident & ctscan 3wks ago was wearing helmet plus lost consciousness hit head front & back still symptoms of concussion. Is this normal?
Yes: The symptoms of concussion may last up to 6 months. You may experience fatigue, difficulties with concentration, headaches, difficulties with sleep, dizziness. Just try to "listen" to your body and get enough rest. If you feel you have to take a nap during the day - it is fine. Make sure that there is no other issues, f.E anemia, thyroid gland issues... Do not assign all to concussion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diplopia: It is quite common to experience blurred vision as diplopia resolves. This is due to the fact that even though you may not be noticing true double vision, your eyes may not be totally in sync with each other. As time passes, this should improve. Also, you should make sure that you don't have a need for glasses. This would have nothing to do with the double vision, but have that checked out too. ...Read more
What is fusion? I had alternating binocular vision before surgery and no double, now I have diplopia after eye muscle surgery (left eye) 4 months ago.
Fusion: Is the ability to take the image from each eye and put them together into one image in the brain. If you had alternating vision (there is no such thing as alternating binocular vision), you likely do not have fusion. Fusion can only develop in children, not in adults. Talk to your eye surgeon about getting prism in your glasses to reduce the diplopia. ...Read more
I had blurred vision in corner of left eye and a week later I still have reduced acuity. 2 days l8r transient right arm weakness any neuro causes??
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