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Doctor insights on: Visual Disturbances After Head Injury

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Injuries (Definition)

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


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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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How can I deal with a head injury?

How can I deal with a head injury?

Head injury: Possible concussion sxs: + or – loss of consciousness, headache / pressure, can't recall event, dizziness, v coordination, ringing in ears, confusion, slurred speech, nausea / vomiting & fatigue. For concussion seek medical care. Seek urgent treatment for loss of consciousness, on-going confusion, seizures, unequal pupils, recurrent vomiting, change in level of consciousness, loss of balance or ...Read more

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Husband suffered head injury help, what to do?

Husband suffered head injury help, what to do?

ER: If you have enough of a concern to ask for help, then you should go to the er and get evaluated. This is not something to play around with. ...Read more

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I've had head injury causing issues years later?

I've had head injury causing issues years later?

Yes: If i understand your question, head injury can cause lots of problems years later. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get head injury?

How common is it for somebody to get head injury?

Relatively uncommon: Each year in the United States: at least 1.4 million people sustain a tbi. Of these, about 50, 000 die, 235, 000 are hospitalized, and 1.1 million are treated and released from an ed. Approximately 475, 000 tbis occur among children ages 0 to 14 years. Falls are the leading cause of tbi; rates are highest for children ages 0-4 and adults ages 75 or older. ...Read more

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What should I do for my two year olds head injury?

What should I do for my two year olds head injury?

Depends : It depends on how serious it was. Physical therapy can help with retraining if needed for things like walking and balance (assuming they could do these before the injury and now can't). Speech therapy can help with some cognitive problems that can arise after a moderate to severe head injury. Fortunately, the brain is still developing quite a lot at this stage so minor injuries can be overcome. ...Read more

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Could i get a head injury from jerking my head too hard?

Could i get a head injury from jerking my head too hard?

Yes: Think shaken baby syndrome. Usually something else causes the shaking (car wreck or sports injurty). ...Read more

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Why do I get startled so easy is because i had a head injury?

Why do I get startled so easy is because i had a head injury?

Hard to say...: Easy startling could be more pronounced in someone with a prior head injury. It also could be due to stress or just within normal variation. If it is really concerning and bothersome, i would seek out the opinion of a health professional. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about my head injury and take further action?

Should i be concerned about my head injury and take further action?

See below: If you are still having symptoms, or if you are unsure whether or not something that is occurring is from a head injury, then let me suggest consultation with a neurologist or a neurosurgeon. If you are not having any symptoms, then your should be relieved and feel confident that no permanent damage has occurred. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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


Dr. Eric Weisman
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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more