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Causes Of Convergence Insufficiency
Why should they?: Why can't optometrists and ophthalmologists choose their focus of practice? We are not a communist country, y'know. ...Read more
I have tired eyes from mild convergence insufficiency. Are there other options beside expensive in office therapy or shady looking websites?
Exercises or glasses: Convergence excises such as near point focussing performed several times daily can strengthen your convergence , your other choice would be reading glasses with weak prisms to alleviate symptoms they would be prescription and not over the counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor says that my nine year old has convergence insufficiency and should go for vision therapy instead of Prism in her glasses. Agree?
Get another opinion.: I will make a guess that the doctor who said that is an optometrist and not an ophthalmologist. Many well designed research studies have proven that vision therapy is not effective (and it's usually expensive). Please take your child to an ophthalmologist -- if there is an eye muscle imbalance, they can explain what treatments WILL be effective. ...Read more
I am a 20 year old college student who might have convergence insufficiency (ci). Can this be considered a learning disability?
Vertibrobasilar: Usually in older ,it is atherosclerosis/stenosis. Can have visual disturbances, balance, auditory issues,spinning while still, drop attack,dizzy when turning head,strokes. It is diagnosed via MRA(magnetic angiogram), Likely your ringing is from allergies and middle ear congestion. Would anyway check your lipid profile, take meds if HTN and no smoking to avoid risk factors. f/u w/ doc ...Read more
Descriptor only: Renal insufficiency is a descriptor that your kidney function is not 100% of normal. Usually providers call a function between 60-99% insufficiency. The cause could be anything from incorrect lab ( the calculated function is an estimate only), taking Ibuprofen regularly, recurrent kidney infections, hypertension, diabetes and glomerulonephritis( kidney filter inflammation). See your provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any ways to reduce diplopia caused by divergence insufficiency other than using prisms in glasses? (I.e. Exercises to do?)
Multiple causes: Infections of the gland by bacteria, including meningococcus and tb, metastatic tumors and primary tumors of adrenals, metabolic disorders, e.g., congenital adrenal hyperplasia, lack of pituitary stimulation, amyloid infiltration and sudden stoppage of steroid treatment etc. ...Read more
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