Does anyone have double vision?

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I'd had intermittent strabismus since I was a kid, and corrected it via surgery when I was 18. However, a few years after surgery one of my eyes is slowly drifting again and I have double vision when I look to the left side; also when I put my hand in front of me and focus my eyes on my hand, the background becomes a blur and sometimes double. I've been to a gp, but they said it's not serious enough for them to consider treatment. I just feel really frustrated about it. Does anyone have similar experiences? Can you mitigate double vision or does it stay forever and only get worse?
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Not sure if it's the same thing, but I have problems keeping my eyes looking in one direction when I'm tired (my left eye will often just move away to the left instead of looking straight). Probably best to speak to your optician to see what they think and whether they can help with this.
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(Original post by black tea)
Not sure if it's the same thing, but I have problems keeping my eyes looking in one direction when I'm tired (my left eye will often just move away to the left instead of looking straight). Probably best to speak to your optician to see what they think and whether they can help with this.
I used to have this problem too, now my eyes look straight after surgery, but I have a slight double vision in some cases. My right eye also slightly drifts out when I cover the other eye, but not when both eyes can see. Yeah, I've spoken to my gp, she says it's fine and doesn't need correction; but this double vision just bothers me a lot... I wonder if they can give me some special lenses
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I used to have this problem too, now my eyes look straight after surgery, but I have a slight double vision in some cases. My right eye also slightly drifts out when I cover the other eye, but not when both eyes can see. Yeah, I've spoken to my gp, she says it's fine and doesn't need correction; but this double vision just bothers me a lot... I wonder if they can give me some special lenses
**right eye slightly drifts out when I cover it and uncover quickly, not when I cover the other eye.
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I wonder if they can give me some special lenses
Quite possibly, hence it is probably worth speaking to your optician.
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Go to the optician and try prism lenses. If the don't help, check for another surgery.
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Go to the optician and try prism lenses. If the don't help, check for another surgery.
I did go to my opticians twice, but they just told me to do eye exercises... which, I'm not even sure how to
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I did go to my opticians twice, but they just told me to do eye exercises... which, I'm not even sure how to
Feel Free to talk to me on PM, maybe I can help.
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