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Do you have any medical problems or take any medication?
No, I take Vyvanse daily for ADD.
Well, since you have already had a complete eye exam and refraction by an ophthalmologist I think that consulting with a Neurologist, rather then keeping a mirror nearby to prevent "facial scrunching" would be a more effective way to go.....
There are many causes for symptoms like yours and I would not rush to blame it muscle activity until an expert on headaches has gone over you with a fine tooth comb.
It's been a few years, actually, since I've had an ophthalmologist review my vision.My family doctor said my vision was 20:20.
The family doctors in my town and I have an agreement: I won't treat heart attacks and they won't treat eyes lol!
Well, he definitely didn't treat it as "eye"-related.
He said that, at age 28-29 - he doesn't see my vision changing enough to be concerned or to call it eye-related.
Paraphrasing of course.
In that case, I would start with a complete eye exam and refraction, make sure to tell the ophthalmologist about your recent symptoms. She may want to do a "wet" and a "dry" refraction to see if you have any hidden hyperopia, which could be contributing to your problems
I guess I should come to his office and help manage his next heart attack patient ;-)
I think you would benefit from a more in depth workup then what your GP thinks is indicated.
Alright. Sounds like a good plan of action.
It may turn out that everything is OK and you really only need a dime store mirror....but I'd not buy one until all avenues have been explored.
Does this make sense to you?
If I was in your shoes, that is what I would do.....
Great. Is there anything else you would like to discuss at this time?
I don't believe so, and thanks for your time.
My pleasure. Have a good day.
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