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Is double vision after wearing goggles anything to worry about?

Is double vision after wearing goggles anything to worry about?

Unlikely: Double vision lasting only a few moments and specifically related to a particular situation - in your case, wearing goggles - is unlikely a significant problem. The goggles may be fitting too tightly or may unintentionally have a mild prescription in them that is straining your eyes. If the double vision persists or occurs at other times, you should have your eyes examined. ...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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I'm having double vision and I try to tell my mom but she just brushes it off as me not wearing my glasses enough. Should I not worry?

I'm having double vision and I try to tell my mom but she just brushes it off as me not wearing my glasses enough. Should I not worry?

There are many: things that can cause double vision. You should have this looked into especially if it is associated with headache or other symptoms. If you are driving you need to have this fixed right away. (do not drive with double vision) . ...Read more

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29 yrs old, active. Laid down for bed, experienced double vision for 5 sec. Pillow had covered one eye prior to me lifting head to look around. Worry.

29 yrs old, active. Laid down for bed, experienced double vision for 5 sec. Pillow had covered one eye prior to me lifting head to look around. Worry.

No worries: If this is the only episode of this you have had I would not worry about it. If it becomes a recurring problem, see an eye doc. Very likely this was related to the pillow. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can double vision last for?

How long can double vision last for?

Depends on cause: This will depend on the cause of the double vision and can be from seconds to permanent. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having blurred and double vision?

Can you tell me about having blurred and double vision?

Diplopia: Double vision can result from disorders in eye, optic nerves, or brain or induced by medicines . Request evaluation by neurologist. ...Read more

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Is double vision affected by brightness of ambient light?

Yes it can: If the double vision is seen with either eye closed, then it may be caused by a cataract whicfh is affected by ambient lighting. If the double vision is elimitated with covering either eye then this is true diplopia. In some patients, when the eye turns outward ambient light can cause glare. ...Read more

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Double vision only when looking down at phone, what to do?

Double vision only when looking down at phone, what to do?

Opthalmologist: If this is something that is new, it would be a good idea to have this evaluated by a opthalmologist or better yet a neuro-opthalmologist. The eyes move in a complex manner that is controlled by the brainstem. You may have have some involvement of certain cranial nerves. Specialized testing can help determine the which nerves and thus target the further investigations (ie. MRIs). ...Read more

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What would cause double vision when looking to the side both ways?

VADouble to the side: Horizontal diplopia ( images look doubled side to side not on top of one another) when looking to extreme side most likely a weakness of lateral rectus muscles, born with or acquired types. Sometimes a neurologic condition ms or uncontrolled diabetes or blood pressure . If recent onset definite see an md eye doc for help. ...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