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could vision problem cause balance problem?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Retinal Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Your spatial stability is based on 3 senses: vision, vestibular balance (inner ear), and proprioception (tactile and joint/muscle sensation).

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When should I get my child's vision test?

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 17 years experience
3 years: Once child can know either letters or shapes, then they can get vision tested. Usually happens around 3yo.
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Can increased tearing lead to long term vision impairment?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics 27 years experience
No: Not usually, but it depends on what is causing the tearing. The most common cause of excessive tearing in a baby is a blocked tear duct (that's the drainage system), which has nothing to do with vision.
A 22-year-old member asked:

what are the effects of albinism on my childs vision?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Albino vision: Albinism has moderate and severe forms. Refractive needs are common. The eyes as a protective measure commonly develop a dancing motion (nystagmus) which lowers the central acuity. Light sensitivity is of course the rule. There are advances in this know to your ophthalmologist who you should consult when the condition is first detected.
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What are the serious vision problems that can result from diabetes?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Cataracts&RETINITIS: Patients with diabetes need regular yearly eye exam to have retinal exam and check for glaucoma and cataract.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Could wearing glasses harm your vision?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 61 years experience
Glasses: Wearing the correct spectacle lens correction does not harm your vision.

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