What is Diplopia (Double Vision)?

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What is Diplovia? Diplopia is a vision disorder that causes the sufferer experiencing double vision. Generally, patients with diplopia lose focus when viewing an object. Health experts classify diplopia into two types, including:

Monocular Diplopia
Monocular diplopia is a vision disorder that occurs only in one eye. Patients will experience double vision when he closed one eye and use only one eye to see something. Usually, patients with monocular diplopia suffered other health disorders, such as eye lens dislocation, corneal curvature disturbances, impaired tear production, astigmatism, pterygium, cataracts and some retinal disorders.

Binoculars Diplopia
Binoculars diplopia is a vision disorder that occurs in both eyes. Patients will experience double vision when seeing an object with both eyes and will disappear if he sees using only one eye. Usually, patients with binocular diplopia is a sufferer of other diseases or other health disorders, such as Graves' disease, myasthenia gravis, diabetes, damage to the bones that supports the eyeball and eye muscle disorders.

The method of treatment can be done to treat diplopia is with treat the trigger (some diseases and health disorders that have been mentioned above).

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1 Respones to "What is Diplopia (Double Vision)?"

iolite said...

Some causes of diplopia are relatively minor, but others need urgent medical attention.

August 3, 2011 at 12:41 AM

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