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Double Vision Eyes Wide
I opened my eyes wide and I had double Vision for a minute or two and went away is it normal to happen?
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
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
Eyes won't stay fixed on an object, it seems like whatever I look at moves slightly. Slight double vision effect. Withdrew off benzo 6 months ago..
Be seen: There are a number of potential causes. A good medical checkup would be a good place to start. ...Read more
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
19m. What's the cause for very slight double vision even when covering both eyes individually? Is it serious
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
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
In this morning when I woke up I had slight double vision, blur and my eyes didn't 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
Pressure on eyes and when I close my eyes, look down and open eyes I get bad double vision. Is this concerning or just something small?
Go to ER: New onset double vision requires urgent evaluation. Go to the er. ...Read more
Today I had a very brief moment of double vision. Less than a second. I did not have vertigo, just felt like my eyes were crossed. Is this serious?
Double Vision: Blurry vision can seem to be double and is difficult for some people to differentiate between the two. Lasting only seconds is not a concern, notice if the double vision is with one eye only next time. ...Read more
Had brief episode of sudden, severe double vision. I blinked my eyes & It persisted. Went away after a few minutes. Did not close one eye then other.
Exam: You should see your ophthalmologist and probably an internis or neurologist to evaluate your symptoms. I would worry about hypertension, diabetes as possible but would want to rule out any ocular muscle imbalances too. More serious condition considerations would require more elucidation of your symptoms. An exam is essential. ...Read more
See Eyedoc: Hi JennieR. The new onset of double vision in a 22 year old woman needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. High on the list of possible causes are alcohol and drug side effects, thyroid eye disease, diabetic 3rd nerve palsy, myasthenia gravis, atherogenic and neurogenic 6th nerve palsy, MS. Dry eyes can be seen in all of these conditions. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
One of my eyes sometimes involuntarily turn inwards, causing double vision. Should I go to the doctor?
Yes: Double vision should be evaluated to check for the cause. Intermittent esotropia may not be a problem, but best to determine that with an eye care provider first -- may be a peds or neuro-ophthalmologist. ...Read more
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