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I was watching a film last night and got double vision only

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I was watching a film last night and got double vision only no film my husband up one finger and I only saw one likewise should do everything around me in house normal and fine today I was watching film in conservatory and even television in lounge through glass doorp looked double went in to lounge after and television looked fine when I sat up and watched film I was okay l am takin gabapentin for slipped disc
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello!

It sounds that you were able to self - correct the double vision with effort .At times if we are tired then the coordination of the left and right eye may at times lag....the gabapentin is a sedating type medicine and may contribute to this effect ....I think that the sense of double vision was only transient and self - correctable are reassuring that you do not have an eye or neurological problem.

This is commonly reported as a transient type occurrence

So this should not be anything for you to worry about in this instance ...

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Anthony Bray MD