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Why am I seeing a wavy light out of both eyes?

Why am I seeing a wavy light out of both eyes?

Consider migraine: Sometime scotomas and wavy lines may occur even without headache in migraines. ...Read more

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I'm seeing flashes in the corner of both eyes, what could this be?

I'm seeing flashes in the corner of both eyes, what could this be?

Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Trouble seeing in both eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Trouble seeing in both eyes?

Blurred vision: Inability to see clearly in both eyes is a huge topic that can be answered in a general statement. Difficulty focusing may be caused by benign and treatable causes such as the need for glasses, to serious and Vision threatening diseases, some which may not be curable. The best way to determine the health of the eyes is by examination by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
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3 days. Ago out of no where when both eyes r open in the distance not up front I see blurry and I see double of everything?

3 days. Ago out of no where when both eyes r open in the distance not up front I see blurry and I see double of everything?

Not normal: The following article discusses a number of possible causes of sudden double vision in an adult. You will see that some causes are quite serious. Don't know if you are experiencing any other symptoms. Recommend prompt medical assessment. REF: http://www. Nhs. Uk/Conditions/Double-vision/Pages/Causes. Aspx ...Read more

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How do I find out why I'm seeing double only when I look straight and use both eyes at the same time?

How do I find out why I'm seeing double only when I look straight and use both eyes at the same time?

First, see your: Family medicine or internal medicine doctor at the base's clinic for physical & neurological exams. (S)he'll need history of onset, duration & other symptoms. Seek referral to an ophthalmologist, an MD who specializes in eye & vision problems. Don't just pop into an optometrist's office in a mall. Your primary physician will tell you if you also need to see a neurologist or other subspecialist. ...Read more

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I've been getting pain and pressure in both eyes. Last night I started seeing flashes of light and it was difficult to see. My eyes feel dry.

I've been getting pain and pressure in both eyes. Last night I started seeing flashes of light and it was difficult to see. My eyes feel dry.

Sinus disease?: Sinus congestion commonly causes pain behind both eyes and may be treated by OTC Flonase or decongestants like Sudafed as long as your blood pressure is under control. The flashes may be ocular migraine if in both eyes and not accompanied by headache. If your vision loss was profound, it is definitely time to see an ophthalmologist! ...Read more

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Just now started seeing squiggly multicolored lines in my vision. Both eyes, happened very suddenly. Should I make a visit to the emergency room?

Just now started seeing squiggly multicolored lines in my vision. Both eyes, happened very suddenly. Should I make a visit to the emergency room?

Vision change: This could be an ocular migraine. Are there any other symptoms? If it is, these usually resolve within a few hours. If symptom persist, you should definitely be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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If you are completely blind in both eyes, what do you "see"?

If you are completely blind in both eyes, what do you "see"?

Depends: In fact if you are totally blind, you will see nothing - not even light from dark. But if you acquired blindness as an adult, your brain will sometimes provide images that can seem like real vision. ...Read more

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Things are blurry when I see I far, but not very far but is it okay to have glasses when I have my both eyes open but I see clearly?

Things are blurry when I see I far, but not very far but is it okay to have glasses when I have my both eyes open but I see clearly?

Eye strain?: These symptoms may be consistent with eye strain from early presbyopia (common in the early to mid 40s). A full exam with an eye MD along with measurement for possible bifocal glasses will reveal the exact problem and best solution. ...Read more

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I have keratoconus in my both eyes. Will I see better after c3r operation?

I have keratoconus in my both eyes. Will I see better after c3r operation?

Perhaps: Depending on the severity of the keratoconus, you may see a small improvement in your uncorrected vision after corneal crosslinking. However, the main purpose of the treatment is not to improve vision but to slow progression of the disease by strengthening the cornea. ...Read more

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Been operated upon for cataract, can he see properly from both eyes thereafter?

Been operated upon for cataract, can he see properly from both eyes thereafter?

Yes: Yes if the eye is otherwise healthy and cataracts are causing reduced vision, cataract surgery should restore the vision. ...Read more

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I recently had lasik done on both eyes. How long is it normal to see a "glow" or halo around lighted objects?

I recently had lasik done on both eyes. How long is it normal to see a "glow" or halo around lighted objects?

LASIK: Following lasik - some patients will notice halos or starbursts when looking at lights. As the cornea heals over a few weeks to sometimes a few months - these will fade and in most cases resolve completely. ...Read more

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I have keratoconus in my both eyes. Even after c3r operation I am still not able to see anything. What can I do?

I have keratoconus in my both eyes. Even after c3r operation I am still not able to see anything. What can I do?

Consult: The c3r procedure is designed mostly to prevent progression of keratoconus but usually will not improve things. If your corneas are so distorted that your vision is very difficult or not useful, you may need some surgical correction. Consult with your corneal specialist. ...Read more

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I have squiggly lines in both eyes and sometimes one eye. They move down like a zig zag. Then, it's hard to see.

I have squiggly lines in both eyes and sometimes one eye. They move down like a zig zag. Then, it's hard to see.

Floaters: These are referred to as vitreous floaters.they are due to degenerative changes in the vitreous gel of the eyes. They are usually harmless and usually become less noticeable with time. If accompanied by persistent lightning streaks, loss of peripheral vision or the sudden occurance of many new floaters a visit to your ophthalmologist is indicated. ...Read more

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Lying in bed, eyes closed, cough, and I can see white lights at the corner of both eyes. Is it normal or should I get checked? (Retina detached once)

Lying in bed, eyes closed, cough, and I can see white lights at the corner of both eyes. Is it normal or should I get checked? (Retina detached once)

See ophthalmologist: This is usually the result of the vitreous (jelly portion of the inside of the eye) pulling on retina and causing bright light flashes. In view of your history of retinal detachment, you should see your ophthalmologist ...Read more

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My son was born with bilateral congenital cataracts in both eyes but were remove. Can he see well at 1 year?

My son was born with bilateral congenital cataracts in both eyes but were remove. Can he see well at 1 year?

Depends: The level of vision your son is capable of will depend on the severity of the cataracts and the age at which they were removed. You should consult an eye doctor specializing in pediatrics in order to monitor his vision. ...Read more

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It doesn't matter if I close my left, my right eye, or open both eyes I always see double. What cousin the causes be?

It doesn't matter if I close my left, my right eye, or open both eyes I always see double. What cousin the causes be?

Glasses?: Double vision from one eye could suggest a serious condition. However, given you age, and that both of your eyes each see double vision, it is most likely that your interpretation of double vision is blurred vision. You need to see your eye doctor for a complete eye exam and possibly new glasses. ...Read more

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Lately I see redish veins in my both eyes. (more than normal). Is this indicative of something? There are no other symptoms.

Lately I see redish veins in my both eyes. (more than normal). Is this indicative of something? There are no other symptoms.

Get examined: If by lately you meant that it has been present for a few days, just see if it will go away in another week or so. Otherwise many conditions such as viral infection, allergies (usually accompanied by itching), or dry eyes can cause it. Best to get examined if this has been present for more than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I see a shadow by everything in my vision with or without my glasses in both eyes I have lattice degeneration in both eyes should I be concerned?

I see a shadow by everything in my vision with or without my glasses in both eyes I have lattice degeneration in both eyes should I be concerned?

Yes: Lattice degeneration may precipitate a retinal detachment, but usually in one eye. If you see shadows in both eyes it may be scotomas, related to the brain. It may also just be uncorrected astigmatism. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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When I wake, for about 30secs I see black spots projected on the wall. Both eyes have the same dot formation. They fade out and are gone until sleep.?

When I wake, for about 30secs I see black spots projected on the wall. Both eyes have the same dot formation. They fade out and are gone until sleep.?

Sounds like common: Retinal halluciantions, univeral to everyone. Study: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Closed-eye_hallucination for some insights. ...Read more

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I have trouble seeing while driving at night and when it rains. I have an astigmatism in both eyes. What can I do to help with my poor vision driving?

Wear eyeglasses: I assume that you have visited an ophthalmologist to get a proper prescription for eyeglasses. This should be all you need to see well at night. Your examination will determine if there is another problem causing your night vision problems. ...Read more

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I am seeing static or snowy bluring in both eyes, just in an arch. So that if I look at your face your mouth and eyebrows would be blurred out but all?

I am seeing static or snowy bluring in both eyes, just in an arch. So that if I look at your face your mouth and eyebrows would be blurred out but all?

Need more info: It would help to know more. What's the duration, how frequent are the events? Do you get a headache following the visual event or other symptoms. Is this time of the day/ time of the month related? A number of disorders could produce such symptoms including migraine, the aura of partial epilepsy, and possibly retinal migraine. A neurologist or neuro-ophthalmologist would help clarify these issues. ...Read more

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I have an eye appointment for next week. Do I need something sooner? Experienced "seeing stars" after gently wiping water off eyes. No PVD. Have eye floaters. Lasted several seconds. Both eyes, entire field of vision.

I have an eye appointment for next week. Do I need something sooner? Experienced "seeing stars" after gently wiping water off eyes. No PVD. Have eye floaters. Lasted several seconds. Both eyes, entire field of vision.

Likely migraine: While your symptoms are similar to those of retinal detachment which could be a big deal, the fundamental symptoms for you are bilateral (both eyes). Retinal detachment is extraordinarily rare in both eyes and quite uncommon at your age. Visual migraines are mostly both eyes, with symptoms typical of those you describe. If these persist, see your ophthalmologist to confirm this. ...Read more

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My sons right eye is smaller than his left eye. Born two months ago. How can I tell if he is able to see on both eyes?

See an eye doctor: We recommend taking your son to a pediatric ophthalmologist for a complete exam, including refraction, to ensure that the internal structures of the eye are normal, as well as the eyelids. It is better to have the child examined now, rather than waiting. ...Read more