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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
Category: Eye
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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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My 30 year old son had a fall and suffered a TBI in Oct

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My 30 year old son had a fall and suffered a TBI in Oct 2014. The visiion in the right eye suffers. He has some double vision but it seems the right eye has shifted a bit. He has been applying ice 6 times a day for three months and has seen progress until yesterday. He is so dispondent not finding results still. Surgery has been mentioned but we cant get in to see a dr. until Oct. He fears he will have terrible scars from surgery. I am at a loss as to what to do next.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
what type of surgery
for what
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
we do not know
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
So what is your question exactly?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sorry to bother you guess we do not know enough about fixing the eye and not getting help. thank you for your time
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Do you know why he gets double vision.
In other words, is this secondary to the head trauma?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
it is secondary and is in his dominant right eye. Brain injury was on left side of brain.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
I would not start with surgery.
I would start with behavioral optometry.
See these resources.
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