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I have open angle glaucoma and am seeing double sometimes…

I have open angle...

I have open angle glaucoma and am seeing double sometimes when i drive

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes I have seen my eye doctor and have had an MRI which showed everything normal. I have controlled high blood pressure which zi take losartan and felodopine for. I also take preservatonAreds2and calcium and simvastatin and aldronate

Doctor's Assistant: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?

My vision was checked last Friday and seems normal. The ophamologist wants to wait another month to see if my eye will correct itself. It only happens occasionally when i drive, not any other time.

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Would eye exercises help?
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Eye exercises might help.....it doesn't hurt to try.

If you wanted a second opinion I would suggest you consult with a pediatric ophthalmologist as they are the experts on adult double vision and eye muscle imbalance.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have had 1/2 of botheyes d ine by trabeculoplasty in December and January. Could this double vision be caused by that.

No. Laser trabeculoplasty would not be expected to cause double vision.

A visit to a pediatric ophthalmologist should be able to figure out what is causing your diplopia.

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