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Herbal Treatment For Double Vision
I have double vision and floaters for more than 10 years without any treatment. Should I get a treatment after so long?
Careful evaluation: Double vision has many causes. If it as a result of misalignment of the eyes, then examination by an ophthalmologist or neurologist is appropriate. Careful investigation is required. Once the cause has been found, and if the diplopia persists, prisms can be incorporated into glasses to correct the double vision. Occasionally sugery is required to reposition the eyeballs. ...Read more
None that work: The most important issue is cause for double vision. If there is a specific nerve or muscle problem, this needs to be evaluated and treated specifically. Most patients with double vision need to patch one eye in order to read or function in a normal manner. Just trying to exercise the eyes does not help. The brain will shut off one eye to avoid confusion. ...Read more
No: Lazy eyes are rarely associated with double vision. New onset double vision means you should see an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Most cases of monocular diplopia are caused by dysfunctional tear syndrome. The first step is to assess and treat tear film abnomality. Next common causes are lens abnormalities. Corneal irregularities also cause this most are obvious but some can only be discovered with computerized analysis of the cornea. Retinal edema can cause this as can optic nerve disease but with decreased vision. ...Read more
Yes: Thyroid disease and orbitopathy is one of the many causes of diplopia. As tissues within the orbit enlarge from the disease process they can cause the globe to shift which can lead to dipolopia. Treatment depends on the stage of disease and can include oral medications, surgery and glasses. ...Read more
Diplopia: Depending on extent of fracture, usually diplopia resolves with time. ...Read more
Prism or patching: Most important is to establish the cause of the double vision. Once we know the cause, options for treatment are: 1). Addressing the underlying cause, 2). Prism power in the glasses lenses, 3). Covering one eye, or 4). Eye muscle surgery. This depends on how much the eyes are misaligned, whether the findings are stable or changing, and the patients preference. ...Read more
See your eye doctor: Any type of double vision is a reason to see an ophthalmologist. There is really no home remedy type treatment. Double vision can be a sign of serious problems and needs to be addressed quickly. ...Read more
Very mild diplopia but treatment is going on and now light pain in legs. Should I see my neurologist as I have my engagement after 6 days. Scared what?
Yes, you should see a neurologist
i am very concerned with your symptems. ...Read more
I have a clear bubble in my Rt eye, double vision in that eye, tearing and burning. I have high pressure in eye, no diagnosis or treatment?
My vision combines things when I look at it, it could be anything I look at. It doesn't double like double vision so what is it? Should I be scared?
Exam: Vision changes as you describe should be fully elucidated by an examination from an Eye MD. Your profile doesn't indicate your age, health status or medications that you take. There are many ideas for your symptoms, and some may just require a simple solution, as in wearing glasses for a refractive disorder, or using artificial tears for ocular surface dryness. ...Read more
Need evaluation.: Not possible to help you without an exam from an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Need to have an eye: Sometimes blurry vision is confused with double vision. See you eye doctor soon. ...Read more
How long for Prozac (fluoxetine) to take effect? And is one of urbanol' side effects double vision? I don't have double vision, just want to know. Thank you.
Prozac (fluoxetine) 3-6 weeks: Yes, urbanol, clobazam, can cause double vision. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is anxiety causing my double vision because I was stressing out for 6months I thought I had HIV turns out I didn't I still have double vision?
Reasons for slight double vision I'll see a persons head and then I also see an additional half I don't wear glasses and I do have cortical dysplasa?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor and let them check you. ...Read more
I have double vision on things I don't pay attention to. When I close one if I see blurry is this dry eye?
Is that 2 questions?:
If you close one eye and its blurry, it could be dry eye, but it could also be a number of other issues. Dry eye typically also has associated ocular discomfort (such as a foreign body sensation, burning, or light sensitivity).
The double vision issue is different. Is it true double or is it like a ghost image?
You should probably see and ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Been expiriencing double vision. Goes away if I cover either of my eyes. Not constant. Optometrist didn't find anything wrong. Any ideas?
There is a reason: Double vision that goes away when you cover either eye means there is a problem with the alignment of your eyes. It could mean a decompensation of a longstanding or even a congenital problem. Or, it could mean something more serious. There is "something wrong" as there is a reason for this. I would suggest a second opinion with an Ophthalmologisr, a medical doctor who specializes in eye disease ...Read more
Had fuzziness to my vision the past couple years. Starting to get worse with double vision, flashes, and tracers. Had perfect eye exams so it ain't them?
More info needed: I would recommend getting a second opinion with an ophthalmologist. This is not normal and further tests are definitely needed. ...Read more
Hello! I have an acquired hypertrophia because I got hit in the eye. My left is misaligned but I don't have double vision but just a very rare blurry?
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
Diplopia: Seeing two images most commonly occurs when the eyes are out of alignment. This can occur from nerve, muscle or tissue damage from trauma, or vascular accidents. Doubling can occur in one eye from astigmatism, lens opactities and macular disturbances. See your ophthalmologist for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Depends: How and when did this occur? Is it constant or intermittant? Or under your control? Is it traumatic, or due to vascular problems in the head? Or a residual effect of childhood eye misalightment? Or due to a growth or something behind the eye which displaces the eye like thyroid disease? You need this evaluated by your ophthalmologist ...Read more