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Is it normal to get double vision by pushing on back of eyelid..?

Is it normal to get double vision by pushing on back of eyelid..?

Yes: You can induce astigmatism of the cornea which can cause double vision by pressing on the eye or eyelid. You can also stimulate retinal cells which will leave a scotoma or after image by pressing on the more posterior aspects of the eye. ...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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Why did i get eye floters and double vision ? Whats the most common cause?

Why did i get eye floters and double vision ? Whats the most common cause?

Eye floaters: Floaters is a common term to describe specs and spots in the visual field. A common cause in young people is getting up too fast or changing position rapidly. Persistent floaters however are usually caused by age-related changes that occur as the jelly-like substance (vitreous) inside your eyes becomes more liquid. When this happens, microscopic fibers within the vitreous tend to clump together and can cast tiny shadows on your retina, which you may see as eye floaters.If you notice a sudden increase in the number of eye floaters, contact an eye specialist immediately. ...Read more

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Can you get double vision but in one eye?

Can you get double vision but in one eye?

Yes: The common form of doubling is when the eyes are misaligned with each other. If the doubling occurs in one eye only the following must be looked for and dealt with: 1) higher degrees of astigmatism 2) corneal aberrations 3) lens opacities that are not uniform 4) retinal (macular) wrinkling. See your ophthalmologist who can sort this out and recommend the best correction. ...Read more

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Is double vision in one eye normal? Please advise!

Is double vision in one eye normal? Please advise!

No: also, double vision is usually the result of having eyes that don't converge on the same focal point. Hence "double vision". Would see an eye doctor asap. ...Read more

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Eye open. If my left is open it gets blurry and I have double vision. Why does it get blurry?

Eye open. If my left is open it gets blurry and I have double vision. Why does it get blurry?

Dry eye: You are likely experiencing dryness of the ocular surface causing your symptoms. Try frequent artificial tears, ointment at night, warm compresses, and omega-3 fatty acid supplements. If no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I get pain behind eye and I have double vision on things i don't pay attention to and im always nerves ? What can cause this?

I get pain behind eye and I have double vision on things i don't pay attention to and im always nerves ? What can cause this?

You should see an MD: Eye pain with double vision can be caused by many things and should be formally evaluated. You should see an ophthalmologist or an ophthalmic subspecialist (like an orbital surgeon, neuroophthalmologist, or strabismus specialist). ...Read more

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Without my glasses on, if I cover one eye I see double vision. Is this normal?

Without my glasses on, if I cover one eye I see double vision. Is this normal?

Yes: if it resolves with your glasses on. If not, make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is it normal to have double vision even after having eye muscle surgery?

Is it normal to have double vision even after having eye muscle surgery?

Depends: Right after surgery or has it been awhile? If eye muscle surgery was supposed to correct it but did not, then could be under/over-corrected, or could have alignment issues in more than 1 direction that was only partially treated, or other causes. ...Read more

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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

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High eye pressure, double vision, sensitivity to light, blurry. Going to get tested for glaucoma in a couple months.?Do you think I have it?

High eye pressure, double vision, sensitivity to light, blurry. Going to get tested for glaucoma in a couple months.?Do you think I have it?

Examination is key: You're young & otherwise healthy female, but high eye pressure, double vision& blurry vision could mean other things besides glaucoma. You should have immediate eye exam by an Eye MD. If you r overweight, or on birth control pills, too much vit A, for example , you could have increase pressure in your brain. An eye exam will help diagnose this, glaucoma, or other serious conditions. Make an appt. ...Read more

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I see double vision 24/7. I'm 20. And i did get prism eye glasses but they give me eye strain and headaches. Will I have this forever now? I'm worried

I see double vision 24/7. I'm 20. And i did get prism eye glasses but they give me eye strain and headaches. Will I have this forever now? I'm worried

Adjustment: It may be that you haven't fully adapted to the prismatic correction in your glasses, or adjustment may be necessary. Call your eye doc to have a checkup. You may need more or less prism power. Double vision can be very frustrating and adjustments are often needed early in in the treatment. Hopefully your symptoms will resolve quickly. ...Read more

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My right eye won't look up and is very sore. I can get it to focus if i try but it hurts. What should I do? I spent a long weekend that included sleep deprivation. I looked in the mirror a even through my double vision i can see that my left eye looks up

My right eye won't look up and is very sore. I can get it to focus if i try but it hurts. What should I do? I spent a long weekend that included sleep deprivation. I looked in the mirror a even through my double vision i can see that my left eye looks up

Double vision: You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine why your eyes don't move normally. This could be due to an inflammatory process in the eye socket, thyroid related eye disease, a mass in the eye socket or a neurological problem like myasthenia. ...Read more

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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