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Temporary Double Vision Both Eyes
M19. 4 weeks ago started having slight double vision. Both eyes. Letters on tv slightly raisedlooks like ghost. Also, see rays of light. Optometrist said I have astigmatism in one eye. Causes? 20/20 vis.
19m. What's the cause for very slight double vision even when covering both eyes individually? Is it serious
Go to ER: New onset double vision requires urgent evaluation. Go to the er. ...Read more
See Eyedoc: Hi JennieR. The new onset of double vision in a 22-year old woman needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. High on the list of possible causes are alcohol and drug side effects, thyroid eye disease, diabetic 3rd nerve palsy, myasthenia gravis, atherogenic and neurogenic 6th nerve palsy, MS. Dry eyes can be seen in all of these conditions. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
I am experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open). If this is a side effect of symbalta, what are other similar drugs? Also, on neurotin
Double vision: I am experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open). If this is a side effect of symbalta, what are other similar drugs? Also, on neurotin. ANS: double vision may be a serious sign of something bad going on in your head. I would discuss with your Dr and be seen. ...Read more
Hi doc I just had cateract surgery on both eyes, my near vision is very good but I have double vision wen looking far, it is almost a mth since my s?
Oh dear!: If your surgeon has not yet identified the cause, treatment and prognosis of the problem, you should seek a second opinion. Issues may be 1) surgical damage to an ocular muscle or nerve, 2) decentered or misplaced lens implant, 3) corneal damage, 4) induced optical error (astigmatism), 5) diabetes induced muscle weakness or nerve defect, or 6) something entirely unrelated to the surgery. ...Read more
Have cataracts in both eyes 3 years — blurred/double vision — have to buy new glasses every 6 mod. Dr said cataracts not big enough for surgery yet.?
Cataracts: Decision when to have cataract surgery depends on: how much glare/halos you have when driving at night if you drive at night (what did your glare test show?); effect on your activities of daily living; loss of best corrected vision; microscopic exam at slit lamp of cataract; other risk factors (pseudoexfoliation, glaucoma, diabetes & it's control= causes vision flux). See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more
Monocular diplopia: Can occur with pseudotumor. It is rare. Transmission of raised intracranial pressure forward through the CSF space surrounding the optic nerve can cause papilledema and this can sometimes cause a distortion in the shape of the retina that produces two images in part of the visual field from one eye. I saw my first case of this in 1989 as a neurology resident rotating through neuro-ophthalmology. ...Read more
My father is experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open) change in his left pupil direction. Possibility of 3rd nerve damage?
See specialist: Double vision of sudden onset needs a work up,to determine the cause. Then, you can make a correct diagnosis, and treatment plan ...Read more
I'm seeing double vision out my lazy eye but is affecting both eyes but it only happens sometimes. Is this treatable?
Double vision: Need to see an ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have double vision after cataract surgery in both eyes — why?
My dr. Has tried laser surgery to correct this, still have double vision.
Double vision: Double vision after cataract surgery can be caused by many issues such as residual refractive error, eye misalignment, corneal irregularity, decentration or tilt of lens implants, retinal swelling, or other issues. See your eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing double vision (quality: with both eyes open), eye movement problem (quality: jerking movements, slow eye movement), arm weakne...
Diplopia: New onset of double vision at any age requires an answer and / or explanation. The major cause is different per age group. See an ohpthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing shaking hands or tremor, skin turning blue, double vision (quality: with both eyes open), difficulty breathing?
My husband is reporting double vision if both eyes are open, normal if one eye closed. He feels dizzy. Meds are zetia, paxil, testosterone, lunesta (eszopiclone).
Conjugate gaze: Your husband could have a problem with conjugate gaze -- meaning that when he looks at something with both eyes, they are not moving in synch. This can come from certain brain problems and he needs to be seen by a physician. If this came on suddenly, he needs to be seen emergently because it could be a stroke. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, severe itching, irritability, mood swings, eye pain (side: deep eye pain, right) (quality: deep eye pain), double vision (quality: with both eyes open), memory problems (quality: difficulty remembering recent events), leg nu
Question cut off: This constellation of symptoms warrants medical assessment. ...Read more
Diplopia is worse this time last time it was only in left gaze thi time it is in both eyes. Last time it wss resolved. Is it resolve this time as well.
Multiple causes: There are multiple causes for double vision, you do not mention a head injury or any other symptoms so I assume there are none. It is poss that you were born with a weak muscle n you are now unable to contro it. Other causes could be a diabetic or thryoid prob, then we get into a neurological eval which would be more extensive. See an ophthalmologist if it does not resolve. ...Read more
What causes temporary vision loss in one eye for a few seconds- no longer than 1 minute. History of pulsatile tinnitus, daily headaches, double vision?
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I do believe I answered this question because I remember seeing your smiling picture.....if that's you sending the question from "down under!" LOL
You describe symptoms seen in patients with IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension). But please, don't keep us in suspense. Let's have an appointment and get more information? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make appointment ...Read more
Seek evaluations by : An ophthalmologist, not an optometrist, by your primary physician &, possibly, by a neurologist. Adult-onset binocular diplopia can be from systemic or neurological disorders. Diplopia, or double vision, is the simultaneous perception of two images of a single object, displaced vertically in your case. Both eyes function, but can't converge to target the object at which you direct your gaze. ...Read more
Confirm yourself: Test for doubling by covering one or the other eye and seeing if the doubling disappears. There are a few conditions that can double one eye alone, but these are uncommon. If you are tired and the eye(s) have a tendency to drift, then doubling might occur due to the drift. If this is troubling or persistent, have your ophthalmologist check it out. ...Read more
What to do if I have a double vision in both the eyes, and it is not going evenafter putting glasses please help?
Consult a eye doctor: You may have a palsy of one of the cranial nerves causing dysconjugation of gaze. A formal eye exam will be able to rule out a nerve injury as a cause of the symptom. If it is a nerve injury, it may be temporary & treatable with an eye patch over the affected eye for a period of a few weeks. Ultimately, you need to consult a specialist for a full eval to determine the cause & the right treatment. ...Read more
Had double vision for approximately 10 minutes. My wife said my eyes were dancing back and forth. What are possible causes?
Double vision: It is difficult to answer this question directly without knowing your age and general health issues. This could represent a tia, a transient ischemic episode. I would suggest that you have this evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
In this morning when I woke up I had slight double vision, blur and my eyes didn't come back to normal till the time of this question?
Diplopia: Double vision, or diplopia, can be a sign of a serious underlying neurological problem. It also can happen under conditions of extreme fatigue, or alcohol or drug use If you see double when one eye is closed, then it is usually an optical problem inside the eye not a neurological problem. If you have double vision that persists, see a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Does double vision cause your eyes to spread apart. Such as a lot of space between eyes. Eyes far apart?
Need Examination: Double vision is an important sign of a problem. If you have double vision and/or deviation of the eyes you need to see a Doctor immediately. ...Read more
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