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Do i need glasses if i'm seeing double?

Do i need glasses if i'm seeing double?

Find the reason 1st: Prisms may be needed but sometimes simply a change in eyeglass refraction will work. However, the cause of the double vision (diplopia) is important as serious neurologic disorders may be responsible, as opposed to simply ocular problems. So don't just treat the symptoms, discover the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How come i'm seeing double when im tired?

How come i'm seeing double when im tired?

Get checked out: Some neurological disorders worsen with use/fatigue of the muscles. These can manifest with the eye or eyelid muscles first. ...Read more

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Why am I seeing double with my contacts on?

Why am I seeing double with my contacts on?

Corneal problem: There is a fitting problem with your contact lenses. See an eye doctor asap to get checked and good luck! ...Read more

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Why am I seeing double with my glasses on but not off?

Why am I seeing double with my glasses on but not off?

Prescription is off.: If the glasses are newly made, the prescription or the actual fitting of the lenses in the frames is likely not correct. You should go back to the optical where they were made and relate your complaint and have them checked for accuracy in power and fitting. If the optical states that they feel that everything is per the prescribing doctor's instructions, go back to the doctor and have him check. ...Read more

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Is double vision always seeing like blurred horizontal images?

Is double vision always seeing like blurred horizontal images?

No: Can be double horizontally, vertically, or a combination of the two, or not truly separated but overlapping. ...Read more

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Should i be worried that i'm seeing double even with my glasses on?

Diplopia: Acquired double vision is always abnormal, and reflects lack of bilateral eye muscle coordination. Many causes may exist, from trauma, muscle disease, chemical problems (myasthenia gravis), brainstem issues, etc. See your eye specialist, and find out why this is occurring. ...Read more

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Why am I seeing double when I look to one side but not straight ahead?

Why am I seeing double when I look to one side but not straight ahead?

Many possibilities: The primary things i would worry about are problems with the muscles that move the eyes, such as myasthenia and thyroid disease. A neurologist can help to narrow the possibilities and guide further care. ...Read more

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When I focus on something close (<6 inches), I start seeing double, is this ok?

When I focus on something close (<6 inches), I start seeing double, is this ok?

Yes.: When you focus on something that is that close, your eyes only have the power to maintain that focus for a short period of time depending on your age. Ultimately the object that you are focusing on at near over reaches the limits of your ability to maintain the image in 3 dimensions and it is then that you begin to see double. This is relieved by you moving the object further away once again. ...Read more

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Towards the end of the day, i'll have my contacts in and i'll start seeing double. Why does this happen?

Towards the end of the day, i'll have my contacts in and i'll start seeing double. Why does this happen?

Fatigue: We call it decompensation of a underlying phoria when weak or tired. Thus eyes don't fuse on an image well. Medications can cause it. If related to near work, could be a convergence insufficiency. Also tear film problems like dry eye can disrupt vision. ...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