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Doctor insights on: Visual Disturbances After Head Injury

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Head Injury (Definition)

A head injury is a condition in which there is injury to the skull, scalp, or brain. The injury may range from a minor bump on the head or a more severe brain injury. The head injury may result in an open wound with visible bleeding or it may result in a closed wound with internal bleeding ...Read more


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Can vision therapy help with migraines and visual disturbances? Bad eye strain and head pain upon focusing at close distances, and when in motion.

Can vision therapy help with migraines and visual disturbances? Bad eye strain and head pain upon focusing at close distances, and when in motion.

No: Most ophthalmologists and those schooled in the west do not put a lot of credence in vision therapy. They don't put a lot of credence on acupuncture but many find relief. With migraines, certainly consider the care of a neurologist. If appropriate your md may consider botox. At 28 you should not have trouble focusing at near unless you have latent hyperopia and need glasses. ...Read more

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Does going back to work right away after a head injury slow your recovery?

Does going back to work right away after a head injury slow your recovery?

No: If a person can work and are able to perform their task it would benefit for them to work and keep a routine. ...Read more

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Hit my head on some metal after recovering from a head injury from 5 months ago. foggy and afraid i will never get better. Could this be forever?

Hit my head on some metal after  recovering from a head injury from 5 months ago. foggy and afraid i will never get better. Could this be forever?

Possible: But it is only prudent for you to consult a doctor preferably a neurologist to make sure that you did not end up with something more serious such as a subdural hematoma etc. ...Read more

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Which is the most dangerous after head injury, first or second night?

Which is the most dangerous after head injury, first or second night?

The first night: After a head injury, what you are worried about is bleeding. This is usually manifest within the first 24 hours. If it has not clinically manifest itself by then (with symptoms of headache, nausea/vomiting, lethargy, blurred or double vision etc.), the chance is much lower that there is a hemorrhage. If there are any symptoms, you should seek medical help and evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that can manifest after a head injury?

What are the symptoms that can manifest after a head injury?

Many: Headaches, dizziness, light sensitivity, confusion, loss of consciousness, nausea, vomiting, slurred speech, fatigue, altered mental status, abnormal temperament, and labile affect are the most common. ...Read more

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How quickly do signs of head injury in a child develop after hitting their head? Is It usually fairly quick?

How quickly do signs of head injury in a child develop after hitting their head? Is
It usually fairly quick?

Not always: If your child hits his/her head look for loss of consciousness and how long. Observe for any vomiting, increasing head pain or change in behavior. If any of these symptoms occur have him seen immediately. Some injuries will present with a lucent period before the above symptoms occur. Some complications of head injuries may occur within 24-48 hours others longer. ...Read more

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My vision is blurry after head injury! Will my vision continue to get worse?

You need medical: eval asap to see if there is injury to the brain or eyes. Please get seen. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Injuries (Definition)

Injuries is also known as Injuries and wounds. An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Visual Disturbances (Definition)

A visual disturbance is simply anything that affects quality and/or quantity of sight. It can be from the eye, brain, etc or a signal of ...Read more