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I opened my eyes wide and I had double Vision for a minute or two and went away is it normal to happen?

I opened my eyes wide and I had double Vision for a minute or two  and went away  is it normal to happen?

Muscle imbalance: When you strain your eyes to open widely, you are changing the neural input to the muscles that align your eyes. For some people that have a delicate balance in their alignment this can temporarily upset fusion and create double vision. ...Read more

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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How can I make my eyes stop seeing double vision?

How can I make my eyes stop seeing double vision?

Exam: You need and exam to answer this question. You may be able to just wear glasses or contacts. You may need surgery. Also sometimes exercises can help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have vertical double vision in both my eyes.?

What to do if I have vertical double vision in both my eyes.?

Seek evaluations by : an ophthalmologist, not an optometrist, by your primary physician &, possibly, by a neurologist. Adult-onset binocular diplopia can be from systemic or neurological disorders. Diplopia, or double vision, is the simultaneous perception of two images of a single object, displaced vertically in your case. Both eyes function, but can't converge to target the object at which you direct your gaze. ...Read more

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When i turn my eyes to the right I have double vision how can I improve it?

When i turn my eyes to the right I have double vision how can I improve it?

Double vision: Double vision can be due to many issues and some of these can be serious or life-threatening. Your description could be due a right abducens nerve palsy. You need to go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Does double vision cause your eyes to spread apart . Such as a lot of space between eyes . Eyes far apart?

Does double vision cause  your eyes to spread apart . Such as a lot of space between eyes . Eyes far apart?

Need Examination: Double vision is an important sign of a problem. If you have double vision and/or deviation of the eyes you need to see a Doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Am i seeing double because of tired eyes? How to tell if it's actually double vision?

Am i seeing double because of tired eyes? How to tell if it's actually double vision?

Confirm yourself: Test for doubling by covering one or the other eye and seeing if the doubling disappears. There are a few conditions that can double one eye alone, but these are uncommon. If you are tired and the eye(s) have a tendency to drift, then doubling might occur due to the drift. If this is troubling or persistent, have your ophthalmologist check it out. ...Read more

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19m. What's the cause for very slight double vision even when covering both eyes individually? Is it serious

19m. What's the cause for very slight double vision even when covering both eyes individually? Is it serious

Monocular Diplopia: The only two possibilities for double vision with one eye are uncorrected astigmatism or dry/irritated eyes. You would only know which is any of these is the cause by an eye exam, see your eye care doctor.. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a double vision in both the eyes,and it is not going evenafter putting glasses please help?

What to do if I have a double vision in both the eyes,and it is not going evenafter putting glasses please help?

Consult a eye doctor: You may have a palsy of one of the cranial nerves causing dysconjugation of gaze. A formal eye exam will be able to rule out a nerve injury as a cause of the symptom. If it is a nerve injury, it may be temporary & treatable with an eye patch over the affected eye for a period of a few weeks. Ultimately, you need to consult a specialist for a full eval to determine the cause & the right treatment. ...Read more

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Had double vision for approximately 10 minutes. My wife said my eyes were dancing back and forth. What are possible causes?

Double vision: It is difficult to answer this question directly without knowing your age and general health issues. This could represent a tia, a transient ischemic episode. I would suggest that you have this evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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In this morning when i woke up i had slight double vision, blur and my eyes didnt come back to normal till the time of this question?

In this morning when i woke up i had slight double vision, blur and my eyes didnt come back to normal till the time of this question?

Diplopia: Double vision, or diplopia, can be a sign of a serious underlying neurological problem. It also can happen under conditions of extreme fatigue, or alcohol or drug use If you see double when one eye is closed, then it is usually an optical problem inside the eye not a neurological problem. If you have double vision that persists, see a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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Double Vision (Definition)

When two separate images which are displaced in space are perceived at the same time due to a ...Read more