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Synonyms for diplopia

visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects

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Fitting partially occlusive contact lenses (scotomatous contact lens) can be useful in neurological patients who complain of constant diplopia."
On physical examination, patient was found with enlarged thyroid with asymmetric multinodular goiter and very tender upon palpation and no ocular symptoms (ptosis and/or diplopia), nasal speech or head drop.
A previously healthy 15-year-old girl presented to our pediatric hospital with a 2-week history of swelling-redness, gradually progressing ptosis in the left eye lid, diplopia, and anomalous head posture.
Ocular movements were restricted (specifically adduction and elevation) and were consistent on diplopia charting.
A mess." Another prose jewel: "Who has jurisdiction if a mere slip of a woman in a billowing silk gown completely inappropriate to the weather and her situation flouts the general's orders in Tacloban and manages the journey across the strait and down the river anyway on her own steam, with her diplopia and diplomatic immunity intact, a spiral of lace in her wake, a wavering tassel of white, complete with trunks full of cameras and Zeiss lenses and glass plates for her demoniacial, duplicitous photographic prints?" Maybe this is such treasure that it is repeated in a subsequent sub-chapter.
Displacement of the eye muscles subsequently cause ocular misalignment, or strabismus; as a result of which, many people living with TED also endure challenges with double vision, known as diplopia.
(1,2,3,4,5,6) In this study, we aimed to report the clinical features and outcomes of HI surgery in three patients who developed torsional diplopia due to acquired trochlear nerve palsy.
Diplopia was the next highest occurring ocular complication in facial trauma, especially in blow-out fractures.23 The presence of diplopia in patients sustaining midface fracture was reported to be 10%-40% in various studies.5,9,13,18,19 In the present study, its frequency is found to be 19.23%.
Diplopia, or double vision, when looking with one eye can be another symptom of cataracts.
A 48-year-old female was admitted with a right hemicranial, throbbing headache for 10 days that intensified behind the right eye and horizontal diplopia worsening with right gaze.
The presenting signs of patients treated for orbital metastasis of any origin by frequency are diplopia, proptosis, pain, decreased vision, and ptosis.(4) The most common symptom of orbital metastasis from various thyroid cancers is proptosis.(2) Our patient had a history of low vision and pseudoproptosis due to high myopia and axial length, which might have led to her delay in the recognition of symptoms.
26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Reduced health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in surgically and medically treated patients with glaucoma is associated with factors including worse diplopia, poorer visual acuity in either eye, and treatment type, according to a study published online Feb.
A study from the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Centers reveals just how common double vision, called diplopia, is in the United States.
Clinical history was collected, and all patients underwent a complete eye examination including (i) exophthalmometry with Hertel instrument (Figure 1), (ii) measurement of eyelid aperture, (iii) assessment of subjective diplopia using Gorman score (0: no diplopia, 1: intermittent diplopia, 2: inconstant diplopia, and 3: constant diplopia) [7], (iv) measurement of visual acuity, (v) assessment of corneal status, (vi) fundus examination, (vii) ocular biometry (IOL Master, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA), and (viii) OCT.