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Old 11-17-2005, 06:25 PM   #1
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Cool extreme blurred double vision

hi hope you all can help, i have double vision ,its rather scary I can look ata stop sign, and there are shadowlike signs on either side,my vision is blurred so much that I can't read a simple drive thru menu and have trouble reading the numbers on my computer screen at work. I have had eye infections , and lately both eyes appear red and irritate any suggestions would be appreciated, i have an eye appointment on dec 6 and i am also diabetic

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Old 11-17-2005, 07:27 PM   #2
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Re: extreme blurred double vision

All I can say is be extremely careful with the diabetes. Keep it under extremely tight control. I have macular edema from letting my diabetes go unchecked and I have lost much vision in my left eye and some in the right as well. I am still able to drive, but slowly and very carefully. Do bright lights bother your vision? Is it hard with the sun during the day? My vision loss was sudden and very scary. One week it was just annoying and I thought I needed stronger glasses and the next week I couldn't read the newspaper.
Please see your doctor asap. Once the damage is done it's irreversible and can only be stabilized with unpleasant laser surgeries, injections, etc.
Let us know what your doctor tells you. I hope you are going to a good opthomalogist. Don't take this lightly.

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Old 11-17-2005, 07:35 PM   #3
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Re: extreme blurred double vision

I just noticed that you have had eye infections lately and your eyes are red. Maybe the symptoms are a result of that? Did you go to the doctor for treatment with the infections?
I would think an angiogram might help diagnose your problem. See a good doctor, please.

 
Old 11-18-2005, 07:14 AM   #4
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Re: extreme blurred double vision

You don't say if you wear glasses. It's hard to tell from your post if you have true double vision or just bad acuity.

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