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How do you get rid of double vision at night?

How do you get rid of double vision at night?

Possible cataract.: If you are experiencing what you describe as "double vision" only at night, especially when looking at headlights you are more than likely sufferring from "tmb." this stands for "too many birthdays." you are more than likely of an age where you might have aging cataracts in one or both eyes. The reflection of oncoming headlights off of the cataract can result in the symptoms that you describe. Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

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3 days ago I woke with double vision, last night my family noticed one eye is going crossed. I've never had any problems with my vision before. Shou?

3 days ago I woke with double vision, last night my family noticed one eye is going crossed. I've never had any problems with my vision before. Shou?

Neuroophthalmologist: One eye turning inward (esotropia) in a 51 year old sounds like it could be an isolated 6th nerve palsy. While this is likely a mini-stroke of one of the abducens nerves to one of the lateral rectus (extraocular) muscles, it could be the sign of high blood pressure, diabetes, or even a space-occupying intracranial lesion. See an ophthalmologist or neuro-ophthalmologist. An MRI or ct is possible. Read more

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What causes double vision while driving at night?

See eye doctor.: There are many possible reason. You need to see an eye doctor and be examined. Read more

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Why do I have double vision when I drive at night; especially looking at headlights?

Why do I have double vision when I drive at night; especially looking at headlights?

Possible cataract.: If you are experiencing what you describe as "double vision" only at night, especially when looking at headlights you are more than likely sufferring from "tmb." this stands for "too many birthdays." you are more than likely of an age where you might have aging cataracts in one or both eyes. The reflection of oncoming headlights off of the cataract can result in the symptoms that you describe. Read more

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What causes double stacked vision only at night?

What causes double stacked vision only at night?

Double vision: The most common cause of double vision is misaligned eyes. Misalignment that causes "stacked" vision is less common, and should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Read more

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When I wake up during night, I sometimes have double vision for a little while. Is this normal?

When I wake up during night, I sometimes have double vision for a little while. Is this normal?

It certainly can be: A lot of people have a "phoria": the inability to keep the 2 eyes looking together when they are tired. This is quite common, and usually lasts for only a few moments. Phorias do not need to be treated. If you experience double vision at random times of the day or the double vision does not go away, you should see an eye doctor. You may want to see one anyway if only to reassure you. Read more

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Sum times in night cause gjost image. Or when I spend much time on mobile. What can b the cause. A year before I had double vision that cured in30 day?

Sum times in night cause gjost image. Or when I spend much time on mobile. What can b the cause. A year before I had double vision that cured in30 day?

See opthalmol vs neu: you need to see a neurologist or ophthalmologist or both. These visual images could be related to something with your brain physiology or your eyes system. Ask your physician about giving you some help to see one of the specialist Read more

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Slight double vision when driving tired late at night. What is that?

Slight double vision when driving tired late at night. What is that?

Mild muscle weakness: Most common explanation would be a slight misalignment of the eyes when tired. This kind of double vision should go away when you close either eye. Other possible causes would not go away when one eye is closed. A type of glasses lens called prism may be able to help this symptom. You should be seen by an eye md for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Read more

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I have been having dizzy spells that do not last long but involve double vision at the time and I woke up in the middle of the night.

I have been having dizzy spells that do not last long but involve double vision at the time and I woke up in the middle of the night.

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. Read more

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Can having a head tilt or cranial palsy cause you to see ghost images around lights and objects. That are worse at night, not true double vision?

Can having a head tilt or cranial palsy cause you to see ghost images around lights and objects. That are worse at night, not true double vision?

Maybe: Cranial nerve palsies will give you double vision in both daylight and ghost images at night. Usually abnormalities of the cornea (astigmatism) leads to see ghost images as well as cataracts. Best to check with your ophthalmologist. Read more

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I had slight double vision while driving after dark last night and I'm wondering if low blood pressure could have been a contributing factor?

I had slight double vision while driving after dark last night and I'm wondering if low blood pressure could have been a contributing factor?

Could be: Certainly could be. Monitor your blood pressure over the next few days, drink plenty of fluids, and if the double vision comes back you should have evaluation with your primary doc. Read more

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Terrible spasms in ribs at night, spine stiff, hips ache, feet numb and burn, major joints ache, double vision, right foot drag, fatigue. Causes?

Neuromuscular issues: It sounds like you need a thorough work-up to make clear the cause of these symptoms. Seeing a neurologist might be a good place to start - or if you have a bright family doctor who can at least get the 'ball rolling'. There are different possibilities that come to mind including Lyme disease, vitamin B12 deficiency, MS, uncontrolled diabetes, heavy metal poisoning, and more -hope you get help. Read more

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What causes double vision?

What causes double vision?

Muscle imbalance: The most common cause is muscle imbalance between the eyes. If this is the cause then covering each eye will eliminate the double vision. If you cover each eye and it is still blurry, you most likely need glasses. An eye care professional can correct these problems. Read more

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What cause double vision?

What cause double vision?

Many causes: Temporary doubling can occur from drug overdose, alcohol, and other drugs. Constant double vision can occur from trauma, muscle paralysis, vascular events in the brain and breakdown of fusion. Doubling in one eye can be caused by astigmatism, cataracts and certain corneal changes. Best to see your ophthalmologist if you have this problem Read more

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Can double vision be cfixed?

Usually: Most cases of double vision can be fixed with prisms and/or eye muscle surgery. Read more

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Can a double vision be cured?

Can a double vision be cured?

Cause?: Do you know your diagnosis? Many reasons for double vision - from congenital strabismus, internuclear ophthalmoplegia, brain tumors, meningitis. .. Best person to answer this in your particular case is a neuro-ophthalmologist (rare to find, there are only a few hundred in the country). May need to ask your md to refer you to the nearest medical school. Read more

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Why I don't get double vision?

Why I don't get double vision?

Diplopia: Doubling of vision can occur for many reasons. The most common is misalignment of the eyes which can be from trauma or damage to nerves leading to the eye muscles. Have you had an event from which one might predict you would get doubling of vision? You could ask about that in another question. Read more

Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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