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Is it normal to have double vision often when I am wearing my glasses

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Barone
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not.: Unless there is a big difference in the prescription between the two eyes, you should not experience double vision when wearing your glasses. There ma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: if it resolves with your glasses on. If not, make an appointment with an ophthalmologist.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
See an eye doctor: Double vision refers to have two distinct images when viewing an object, such as looking at one pencil and seeing two. New glasses are needed when the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Call : Your ophthalmologist.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Meyer
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Divergence palsy: When you look at a distance, the in-turning muscles relax, the out-turning muscles tighten. In your case, the out-turning muscles are week- could be m ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sometimes double vision is from astigmatism (images not sharp) vs. 2 separated images from an eye alignment issues=might need some prismatic correctio ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Optical center: Eye glasses have to be centered on the eye, otherwise they induce a prismatic effect, shifting the image up or down. Check that the lenses are proper ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes and maybe: Depending on the cause of the double vision, it can and does last for life. Some cases of double vision can be managed with prism in glasses.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: It depends upon how off the prescription is. Moderate difference from the true power can be compensated well by most eyes. Only if the prescription ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Possible: You can have visual disturbance but double vision is unlikely.

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