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Can discharge in my eye cause double vision?

Can discharge in my eye cause double vision?

Yes: The tear film is the first and one of the most important focusing elements of the eye. With dryness and sticky mucus accumulation, ghost images are common. These types of double vision symptoms are monocular meaning they still happen with an eye covered. Also, the symptoms should change with a blink or application of artificial tears. At least see your ophthalmologist to see what can be done. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Can a lazy eye cause double vision? Effective treatments?

Can a lazy eye cause double vision? Effective treatments?

No: Lazy eyes are rarely associated with double vision. New onset double vision means you should see an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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Docs, could getting an eye test cause double vision?

Docs, could getting an eye test cause double vision?

No: Have no conceivable idea how an "eye test" could cause double vision. Perhaps the eye test was done to evaluate your double vision. ...Read more

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Why did i get eye floters and double vision ? Whats the most common cause?

Why did i get eye floters and double vision ? Whats the most common cause?

Eye floaters: Floaters is a common term to describe specs and spots in the visual field. A common cause in young people is getting up too fast or changing position rapidly. Persistent floaters however are usually caused by age-related changes that occur as the jelly-like substance (vitreous) inside your eyes becomes more liquid. When this happens, microscopic fibers within the vitreous tend to clump together and can cast tiny shadows on your retina, which you may see as eye floaters.If you notice a sudden increase in the number of eye floaters, contact an eye specialist immediately. ...Read more

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I have been having double vision out of my left eye what can cause that and should I be concerned?

I have been having double vision out of my left eye what can cause that and should I be concerned?

Immediate evaluation: I would suggest that since your optic nerve runs from your brain to your eye, that you get IMMEDIATE OPHTHALMOLOGY EVALUATION to rule out eye or brain disease. ...Read more

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19 m over last 3 weeks have had slight double vision when looking at lit lettering (tv) exit sign. Even when both eyes covered. 20/20 vision causes?

19 m over last 3 weeks have had slight double vision when looking at lit lettering (tv) exit sign.  Even when both eyes covered. 20/20 vision causes?

Double: There are many reasons for double vision....Your eyes may dry out when watching tv...Your eyes may be slightly misaligned...You may need glasses...You may have astigmatism. In any case, please see your local eye doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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19m. What's the cause for very slight double vision even when covering both eyes individually? Is it serious

Monocular Diplopia: The only two possibilities for double vision with one eye are uncorrected astigmatism or dry/irritated eyes. You would only know which is any of these is the cause by an eye exam, see your eye care doctor.. ...Read more

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Had double vision for approximately 10 minutes. My wife said my eyes were dancing back and forth. What are possible causes?

Had double vision for approximately 10 minutes. My wife said my eyes were dancing back and forth. What are possible causes?

Double vision: It is difficult to answer this question directly without knowing your age and general health issues. This could represent a tia, a transient ischemic episode. I would suggest that you have this evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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Double Vision (Definition)

When two separate images which are displaced in space are perceived at the same time due to a ...Read more