O Fallon, MO
A 18-year-old male asked:
I have monocular and binocular double vision meaning covering any eye doesn't make a difference, what does this mean the cause could be?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 34 years experience
Double vision: True binocular diplopia is due to misalignment of the eyes. This can be due to a CNS or PNS lesion. "Double vision" in just one eye is ALWAYS an eye problem, NEVER a brain or nerve problem. So one is nervous system, the other is eye. These are very important diagnostic distinctions. "Eye" is what ophthalmologists do; "nervous system" is what neuro-ophthalmologists do.
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Last updated May 22, 2016
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