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Did anyone ever get blurry eyes or double vision from a slight concussion?

Did anyone ever get blurry eyes or double vision from a slight concussion?

Yes: A concussion is similar to a bruise of the brain, and it can cause it to temporarily lose the ability to keep both eyes working together. If the double vision is constant, you should be evaluated by an eye doctor or general doctor. ...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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concussion year ago vision blurry since left eye worse optomologist say ocular ok but went 20/15 to 20/30 in 1 year? peripheral test inconconsistant?

concussion year ago vision blurry since left eye worse optomologist say ocular ok but went 20/15 to 20/30 in 1 year? peripheral test inconconsistant?

Concerning: If your vision is worsening you need to see a retinal specialist as soon as possible. Concussion can be accompanied by damage leading to subtle progressive detachment of the retina. ...Read more

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I have blurry vision for a year was in an accident got a concussion. Left eye is worse eye doctor says nothing wrong but vision was 20/15 now 20/30?

I have blurry vision for a year was in an accident got a concussion. Left eye is worse eye doctor says nothing wrong but vision was 20/15 now 20/30?

Diplopia post trauma: Can be due to concussion. Is the pressure normal? Would follow up with specialist in diplopia ( may consider neuro-ophthalmologist) ,so they can evaluate the cause of the blurred vision - macular swelling, optic nerve dmamage, brain injury? Seek diplopia specialist or neuro-opthalmologist. ...Read more

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If an eye muscle is damaged in the brain after concussion and it leads to blurred vision, how long does recovery take. Will the eye sight return back ?

If an eye muscle is damaged in the brain after concussion and it leads to blurred vision, how long does recovery take. Will the eye sight return back ?

6-12 weeks: If an oculomotor nerve is damaged as a result of head injury then commonly it will regenerate over a period of 6-12 weeks providing it has not been severed or damaged severely. Make sure to have an MRI or CT scan to be sure there is no subdural hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Do people tell a concussion by shining a torch in your eyes?

Do people tell a concussion by shining a torch in your eyes?

Rarely: When doctors shine a light into the eyes, they are checking the pupillary reflex. This can be abnormal with a brain injury, but the absence of a abnormal pupillary reflex does not rule out a concussion or brain injury. ...Read more

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I have a concussion, the whites of my eyes have now turned grey and my eyes are glossy like I'm stoned...is this normal?

I have a concussion, the whites of my eyes have now turned grey and my eyes are glossy like I'm stoned...is this normal?

Normal for now: The gray may be coming from blood that is slowly being removed from the white of the eyes. It can also be from other issues such as liver or kidney problems. You should seek out advice from either your primary doctor or an eye doctor ...Read more

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Got a concussion 2 months ago can i still be having vison problems or is it post concussion my eyes just zone out some times also have anxiety ?

Got a concussion 2 months ago can i still be having vison problems or is it post concussion my eyes just zone out some times also have anxiety ?

Both: Anxiety and concussion make one another worse. Double vision, especially when looking at objects close to you, is common with concussion. ZacharyA, do you have a psychologist to treat your anxiety? There are psychologists on HealthTap who would be happy to help you. ...Read more

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Why do doctors shine a torch in your eyes when checking for concussion?

Why do doctors shine a torch in your eyes when checking for concussion?

Pupillary reaction: If the pupillary reaction is totally normal that means there is no herniation of parts of the brain due to trauma and pressure. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

Concussion is an injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more