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anisometropia in adults

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Anisometropia is a difference in refractive error between the two eyes. This is commonly treated with glasses or contact lenses. As long as ther ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Constad
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Different eye Rx: Anisometropia refers to a difference in the measurement of the need for eyeglasses between the two eyes.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Fagman
47 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Actually any contact lens is good for anisometropia. This term means that there is a significant difference in the prescription of the eyes which can ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Contacts/surgery: Anisometropia is caused by large differences in refractive error (such as nearsightedness ) between eyes. This effect occurs with glasses, but not wit ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
5-10%: The incidence and prevalence of pinguecula varies by gender, sun exposure and unknown factors. About 7% of people have or have had the affliction. See ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Many patterns: A common pattern is supression of the central image in one eye (which prevents double vision). Some eyes are amblyopic - lowered vision which does no ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies with duration: Ambliopia is the process where the brain ignores the "camera" picture from one eye because it is less clear or causes double vision. It can sometimes ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Vit A deficiency,etc: Children in africa can be blinded by vitamin a deficiency, onchocerciasis, sometimes malaria, trachoma, injuries, congenital defects some of which mig ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Neal
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Is the double vision with one eye open or both eyes. If you have double vision that goes away with either eye closed, this is a more serious conditio ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
ADHD: Symptoms of hyperactivity diminsh & become more of a restlessness. In many mpulsivity decreases somewhat as the person matures & develops internal con ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Myopia: Emmetropia is the most common followed by myopia then hyperopia.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Too general: There are so many different types of cancers, its too general to answer that question. Babies can be born with certain cancers, like retinoblastoma. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: According to cdc statistics the incidence (new cases per year) of asthma in adults (18+ years old) is 3.8/1000, whereas that among children is 12.5/10 ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Common: Older adults have the accumulated changes in refraction acquired through the years. To this is added any diseases they might have acquired which might ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Uncorrected: Uncorrected refractive errors are the most common; and studies are in progress to determine the consequences. Poor quality of eye care and treatment ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Three: The most common refractive errors in children are astigmatism, hyperopia, and myopia.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Congenital Cat %: Congenital cataracts: cause 5%-20% of blindness in children worldwide. Incidence varies from country to country. Prevalence of infantile cataracts in ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Common: Floaters are common in all age groups. New floaters should have a medical evaluation by an ophthalmologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Uncommon: Congenital cataracts are uncommon at birth and most do not affect vision so they would not be noted. If vision is affected, they would have been noti ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosen
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Decompensation of a tendency toward strabismus can appear in the teen years as the eye grows and optical correction changes. New onset strabismus must ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Extremely : Most adults over 50 have some even if just showing signs of stiffness in the joints.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends : On how much deviation there is , 2-3 prism diopters are well tolerated, above that it depends.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Children are more likely to have "sticky fingers" than adults, but it's done mostly out of impulsivity or lack of social development. Adults have a m ... Read More

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