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My left pupil is larger than right. Also I get double vision a lot when tired, and my left eye is crossed. Hit head and also have hemi cp left?

My left pupil is larger than right. Also I get double vision a lot when tired, and my left eye is crossed. Hit head and also have hemi cp left?

Consult an eye doc: please consult an ophthalmologist ASAP. For how long do you have these symptoms? Is it getting worse with time? You will through exam and history to help with your diagnosis. ...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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Hi I have been diagnosed with fybromyalgia and under active thyroid for six years, I have started to get double vision when tired! is this normal?

Hi I have been diagnosed with fybromyalgia and under active thyroid for six years, I have started to get double vision when tired! is this normal?

Multifactorial: Fibromyalgia is a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. These factors increase inflammatory chemicals which can cause pain and inhibit thyroid function. Double vision can be a serious problem. Have this checked out. ...Read more

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I get double vision sometimes when i'm very tired. What can I do?

I get double vision sometimes when i'm very tired. What can I do?

See an eye doctor: The brain keeps the two eyes working together so that each eye is looking at the same object. When some people get very tired, the control over the two eyes can temporarily slip, causing double vision. The usual treatment for this is rest and sleep. If this is new, or happening frequently, you should have a general eye examination. ...Read more

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Slight double vision when driving tired late at night. What is that?

Slight double vision when driving tired late at night. What is that?

Mild muscle weakness: Most common explanation would be a slight misalignment of the eyes when tired. This kind of double vision should go away when you close either eye. Other possible causes would not go away when one eye is closed. A type of glasses lens called prism may be able to help this symptom. You should be seen by an eye md for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...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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For 1 1/2 month I have had zero appetite, Ive lost 30 pound Ive been making myself eat, and double vision and fatigue. Whats could be going on?

Time to see doc: 30 pound weight loss in 1.5 months with double vision and fatigue worries me. Please see your doc or a clinic now to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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My legs feel numb my hads shaky tired all the time n sometimes double vision?

My legs feel numb my hads shaky tired all the time n sometimes double vision?

Different causes: Would like to know for how long this is going on. Any neck or low back pain? Any headaches? If so, CNS pathology could be considered such as myelopathy, myelitis, MS, etc. Other things in differential :NMJ problem such as myasthenia or lambert eaton if bulbar symptoms like mouth drooling present. Neuropathies like guillan barre or miller fisher or myopathies could also be entertained. ...Read more

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Really mild double vision that i tend to only notice on PC monitors. Eyes feel tired even after sleep. Vision seems a bit worse. eye md said its fine.

Really mild double vision that i tend to only notice on PC monitors. Eyes feel tired even after sleep. Vision seems a bit worse. eye md said its fine.

Convergence defect: This is probably something called convergence insufficiency. When we look at near targets our eyes need to move together or converge. Some people develop a weakness in this mechanism. Problem can be solved either with eye exercises to increase convergence or prism glasses. ...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