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My daughter is complaining of one eye's vision being crossed and seeing something like a camera flash in that eye. These symptoms started after a severe tension headache about a week ago. Any ideas?
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With symptoms of crossed eye and flashes after severe tension headache, I suggest that she follow-up at the nearest hospital emergency room for closer evaluation of the back of the eye and C T Scan or MRI of the brain to exclude any abnormal brain lesion associated with this problem and/or mild stroke in the eye. Patching the affected eye is a good management to prevent double vision. If no abnormal brain or eye lesion is present, it is likely that the double vision will resolve with time.

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