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Is double vision a side-effect of a neurological problem?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Usually double vision is divided into monocular or binocular (eye alignment), and then eye alignment can be affect by the muscle (weakness or overaction) or mechanical issues affecting muscles (orbit) vs.
Neurological input to the muscles, or a brain problem.

In brief: Depends

Usually double vision is divided into monocular or binocular (eye alignment), and then eye alignment can be affect by the muscle (weakness or overaction) or mechanical issues affecting muscles (orbit) vs.
Neurological input to the muscles, or a brain problem.
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can be

Eye motion is a complex activity coordinated by 12 muscles.
This orchestrated by the brain hence, a neurological problem can indeed cause double vision. Sometimes however, the problem is structural say in the orbit which causes double vision. Best to be checked out thoroughly and quickly by an ophthalmologist.

In brief: Can be

Eye motion is a complex activity coordinated by 12 muscles.
This orchestrated by the brain hence, a neurological problem can indeed cause double vision. Sometimes however, the problem is structural say in the orbit which causes double vision. Best to be checked out thoroughly and quickly by an ophthalmologist.
Dr. David Kira
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