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Dr. George Yang
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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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Dr. Martin Raff
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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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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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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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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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Dr. John Chiu
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Which environmental factors cause lung /asthma/ poor vision/ vascular/weirdsleep patterns/ ringing in ears/ anxiety whole family, plus dog has anxiety?

Which environmental factors cause lung /asthma/ poor vision/ vascular/weirdsleep patterns/ ringing in ears/ anxiety whole family, plus dog has anxiety?

Complex question: To tease your question apart a little Exposure to allergens (pollen, molds, dust mites, pets) can trigger asthma , nasal , eye, & ear symptoms Allergic rhinitis and uncontrolled asthma often ->sleep interruption ->brain fog. I think your best bet is to visit an allergist to help you sort out these factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Ari Weitzner
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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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Dr. Maritza Baez
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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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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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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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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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