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I felt dizzy a lot mainly in the day sunlight and now that I'm wearing glasses for stamia could that have been the problem all this time cause I put the Glasses on no problem soon as took the Glasses off and watch so television notice some symptoms coming

I felt dizzy a lot mainly in the day sunlight and now that I'm wearing glasses for stamia could that have been the problem all this time cause I put the Glasses on no problem soon as took the Glasses off and watch so television notice some symptoms coming

Poor Vision and pain: Eyestrain can cause headaches and fatigue. You appear to have made a good diagnosis. Beware, although 1 and 1 make 2, we are all susceptible to suggestion. If, after using the glasses properly and your symptoms return, the DX was wrong and we must look elsewhere. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Swimmy/dizzy head for few years, sept. started wearing glasses, eyes have gotten worse along with dizziness. Can my eyes be causing my dizziness?

Swimmy/dizzy head for few years, sept. started wearing glasses, eyes have gotten worse along with dizziness. Can my eyes be causing my dizziness?

Dizzy eyes?: There is a small possibility that your current glasses may need adjustment. However, in my experience eye symptoms are secondary to the dizziness and not a cause of dizziness. I would get your glasses checked. If there is no significant change in the prescription and your ocular motility is normal- I would seek a neuro-otologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dizziness/ off balance ears feel pressured and occasionally hurt , suffer tmd, dizziness / off balance goes when wearing glasses (tere for reading/tv)?

Dizziness/ off balance ears feel pressured and occasionally hurt , suffer tmd, dizziness / off balance goes when wearing glasses (tere for reading/tv)?

Dizziness: Great question. Sometimes its due to TMD, dehydration, vision problems, inner ear issues or stress. Start by drinking a lot of fluids, see your eye doctor to make sure your prescription. (i had the same problem when my prescription was wrong) and get a good check up with your doctor ...Read more

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I'm wearing 3 yr. Old prescription eyeglasses. I'm having dizziness, migraines, & lightheadedness almost everyday. Do i need new eyeglasses?

I'm  wearing 3 yr. Old prescription eyeglasses. I'm having dizziness, migraines, & lightheadedness almost everyday. Do i need new eyeglasses?

Not necessarily: Your migraines msy be caused by a variety of different reasons from the food you eat to the lack of sleep you might undergo. A change in your eye prescription is not known to cause migraines. ...Read more

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I have a strange dizziness. The room isn't spinning. It's more like when I get new glasses for astigmatism. What could cause it? no headache

I have a strange dizziness.   The room isn't spinning.  It's more like when I get new glasses for astigmatism.   What could cause it?   no headache

Vision has to adjust: The visual system is quite important in maintaining a sense of balance/equilibrium, & sensing "dizziness." This is because there are discrete connections between the optic nerves and the cerebellum as well as other areas of the brain important to control balance. When you get new glasses your eyes need time to adjust and the connections to the cerebellum need to "reset." ...Read more

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Can a "strong" glasses prescription cause long term dizziness?

Can a "strong" glasses prescription cause long term dizziness?

Shouldn't: If the prescription is proper, then you should adapt quickly and dizziness should not occur. If the dizziness persists then the glass might need upgrading. ...Read more

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My 15yr old son gets dizzy when he plays basketball. Ruled out cardiac issues. Just found out he needs glasses for distance. Could this be cause?

Dizzy: Yes. If he can't focus, the brain will not have proper visual cues to establish position or balance. Hopefully with proper correction, his imbalance will improve. Otherwise, see a neurologist or ENT for vestibular or cerebellar causes of vertigo. ...Read more

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Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last? Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Can eye strain cause dizziness and light head all the time? How long can it last?  Eyesight is 20/15, dr says no problems. prescription for computer glasses.

Dizziness and : Lightheaded feeling usually not from eyestrain. Due to the vague nature of symptoms many possibilities include low blood pressure, anemia, migraine , abnormal blood sugar. You will need to be seen to get worked up. ...Read more

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