A 48-year-old member asked:
Suffering from double vision, image on top of image, seems to occur after extreme physical exertion, what's going on? was in a car accident 3 yrs ago and suffered a head injury to the left side of my head. when i had my first few episodes since the accide
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Doananswered
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
It : It is difficult to tell you exactly, but trauma to the head can injury your cranial nerves. Some people are born with weak 4th cranial nerve that can be worsened after head trauma.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Jay Bradleyanswered
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Possible CN 4 palsy: You may have a partial cranial nerve four palsy which causes superior oblique weakness and resultant double vision. See an eye doctor.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Olav Jarenanswered
Neurology 21 years experience
Double vision: Many conditions can cause double vision, some of them can be related to a car accident. A bad injury can affect one of the nerves that controls vertical eye movement. This is common after an orbital bone fracture. There are also some medical conditions that cause double vision. Some of these are neurological, some are related to high blood pressure or diabetes. Hard to make a diagnosis here.
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Last updated Jun 22, 2017
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