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Eye Movement Desensitization
My son has rapid horizontal eye movement for 5-10 minutes after wakening from naps. it repeats a pattern. is this serious?
Nystagmus: is always a cause for concern. Some causes are serious, and others are not. Only a physician who has the benefit of a full physical exam and testing results can attest to how serious this is in your son. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my son has rapid horizontal eye movement for 5-10 minutes after wakening from naps. it repeats a pattern .?
See eye doc: Go to an ophthalmologist for an examination. ...Read more
Ive had NDPH for 10 years but for the past 2 days my headache has been different, in that my eye movement is causing it to worsen,should I be worried ?
NDPH: New Daily Persistent Headache--that is a tuff one: the cause is unknown and usually has more than one etiology--it can be triggered by stress,infection,allergies,minor head trauma poor posture,eye or sinus problems--or combinations of them-NDPH is usually an exclusionary diagnosis-research points to an immune-mediated inflammatory process--typically treated with typical migraine HA RX.Avoid opiate ...Read more
I see a circle in my left eye vision this morning. The circle travels following my eye movement. I put lubricant eye drop. It didn't help. ?
Visual defect: If the sensation of a defect ("circle") in your visual field persists for more than 20 minutes you should see an ophthalmologist. Spots ("floaters") are common, and usually benign, unless numerous and persistent. Large defects than this that are persistent could be a sign of retinal tear or vitreous degeneration. Get it checked. ...Read more
The spectrum: Of retro-orbital pain on eye movement can range from the benign to the emergent. Fever would indicate either infection or inflammation. Coupled with eye pain on movement you could have something as non-emergent as sinus infection with peri-orbital inflammation to viral/bacterial induced retro-orbital process. A visit and assessment by your pcp and basic imaging can reveal the answers. ...Read more
Fast, slow or absenc: The normal eye movements are smooth; steady and symmetrical in all directions. Nystagmus is fast eye movement with or without eye movement. If the muscle can not move all the way in full motion then it can cause double vision (diplopia). It is called strabismus or lazy eye. ...Read more
Eye movements: Need to know you how eyes move, do they cross, move apart, go in circles, etc. ...Read more
Stay active: Various balance exercises, tai chi, yoga, bicycle, pilates, and even sports such as tennis, golf, alpine or cross country skiing, dance, or rollerblading, all contribute to improved coordination, balance and eye movement coordination. Stay active all your life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer