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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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What would cause seeing double and bing dizzy lasting only a few minutes?

What would cause seeing double and bing dizzy lasting only a few minutes?

Systemic conditions: The symptoms you describe can be due to uncontrolled blood pressure or diabetes, however other things can do this too. I would start by visiting your pcp and ophthalmologist soon for work -up and evaluation of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if everything seeing double but only in the middle.why?

What to do if everything seeing double but only in the middle.why?

If you have double: vision with both eyes open, binocular diplopia, see an ophthalmologist soon. In infants & kids,eye muscle weakness(es) can cause the eyes not to converge on the same target, with or without other disorders. Adult-onset diplopia can be from a variety of systemic illnesses, medications, corneal irregularities, very dry eyes or prior eye surgery. See your primary physician for this problem also. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for someone to start seeing double, at 26 years?

Many possibilities: The primary things i would worry about are problems with the eye, eye movement, or the brain. Some of the many possible things to consider are myasthenia, thyroid disease, or multiple sclerosis. A neurologist can help to narrow the possibilities and guide further care. ...Read more

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What should I do if i'm still seeing double when wearing glasses?

What should I do if i'm still seeing double when wearing glasses?

Double vision: Would recommend a brain MRI as true diplopia may be a problem. ...Read more

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Seeing double vision with new glasses until I move them up higher a bit?

Seeing double vision with new glasses until I move them up higher a bit?

Eyeglasses: Have your glasses checked to make sure the optical center of the lens is centered over your pupil. If the optical center is not in the proper place it can induce double vision that improves when you shift the position of your glasses. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I am on the computer I start seeing double letters under the real words, what is happening?

Sometimes when I am on the computer I start seeing double letters under the real words, what is happening?

Many possibilities: The primary things i would worry about are problems with the eye, eye movement, or the brain. Some of the many possible things to consider are myasthenia, thyroid disease, or multiple sclerosis. A neurologist can help to narrow the possibilities and guide further care. ...Read more

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I see double vision and having speeching problem what does it mean?

I see double vision and having speeching problem what does it mean?

A medical emergency: If these are new symptoms and came on rather fast, i would suggest getting to the er fast--call paramedic (don't drive yourself as you are not seeing well). I fear that you possibly having a stroke at this time. Other neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis may cause same, but i would not take that chance at this time. Please get evaluated asap. Best of luck to you. ...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