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Can having poor vision cause severe dizziness?

Can having poor vision cause severe dizziness?

Possible: If the prescription between the two eyes are significantly different, you could feel off-balance. This would most commonly occur following cataract surgery in one eye. ...Read more

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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


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Can a bad diet cause poor vision and make it difficult to track motion, like for video games?

Can a bad diet cause poor vision and make it difficult to track motion, like for video games?

Not usually: Unless you are malnourished or extremely ill, this would not cause tracking issues. If your problems persist, seek the advise of a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have always had poor vision, and have worn glasses. Lately, my eyes have been taking longer to adjust, and i can't focus them. What can cause this?

I have always had poor vision, and have worn glasses. Lately, my eyes have been taking longer to adjust, and i can't focus them. What can cause this?

See below: In older people, it's called presbyopia: the lenses don't change shape for near & far as quickly as they once did. Not a likely cause at your age. Are u diabetic? Have u been tested for diabetes? When was your last thorough eye exam? See a well-trained eye doctor as well as your fp to be checked out for that possibility. ...Read more

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Im experiencing dizziness, forgetfulness, impaired vision, inability to concentrate, extreme lethargy.What's wrong?

Im experiencing dizziness, forgetfulness, impaired vision, inability to concentrate, extreme lethargy.What's wrong?

Over-worked?: Your complaints are too non-specific. The diagnosis list is pages long. It literally could be anything. You need to see an good internist. ...Read more

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Could my poor vision be causing me headaches?

Could my poor vision be causing me headaches?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Could nystagmus be from poor vision ?

No.: Nystagmus comes from abnormal movement of eyeball caused by extra ocular muscles controlled by nerves that try to regain equilibrium because of confused signals sent from semicircular canals in inner ear. Nothing to do with vision. ...Read more

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Could my retinal surgeon be to blame for my poor vision post surgery?

Could my retinal surgeon be to blame for my poor vision post surgery?

Blame?: It is always easy to blame, and in some cases the surgeon may have some fault in a less than perfect outcome. However, when retina surgeons fix retinal detachments, there are so many reasons that even the most competent surgeons have results that disappoint patients. The most important factor is that the problems have intrinsically bad outcomes. Surgery does only so much! ...Read more

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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


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Poor Vision (Definition)

Decreased visual acuity is a loss of visual clarity. It can be a normal part of aging, be nearsightedness or farsightedness, or be due to changes in the ...Read more


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