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what causes your depth perception to be off

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Loss of binocularity: The 2 eyes have to be working perfectly together to get good stereo. If 1 eye is misaligned or blurred, the stereo decreases.
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Re-calibration: A vitrectomy removes some of the vitreous humor from the eye. Light goes thru this and is refracted in a particular manner. After vitrectomy, the am ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It can affect your vision at night by the near eye causing glare and star bursting. Everyone is different and you may or may not be affected by this. ... Read More
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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Mono vision depending on the disparity in vision between the two eyes can be a definite cause ifa drop in depth perception. You can test this put by c ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Eyes: Yes! At age 71 I have been wearing glasses since age 6 and have had changes made more often than I can remember. Please see your eye doctor as soon as ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Photophobia: There are many causes that can cause your symptoms ranging from internal eye disease to sinus disease and it is best that you have this resolved with/ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Fake: There is no such thing as depth perception pills. Any you might find advertised are fake.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Evaluate: Your ophthalmologist has tests for this. You can estimate your ability by seeing movies in depth like Avatar, or getting one of many books at the boo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Unknown: An eye doctor has these tests available in their office.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Stereo vision issues: Stereovision is the ability to see in depth using the two eyes together. If one eye sees poorly or the eyes do not work well together, your depth vis ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Depth = 3D vision : Depth perception, or 3-d vision, can easily be tested by an ophthalmologist in the office. Any problems in depth perception arise from either one of t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally not: Depth perception dysfunction is usually due to childhood strabismus, or poor vision in one eye. These things are usually permanent and cannot be trea ... Read More

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