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Diplopia Treatment : Treatment Search
Learn about treatments, tests, and procedures for diplopia.
Learn About Double Vision
Could you be at risk for double vision? You will find out in this video of The Doctors.
Myasthenia Gravis Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disorder that causes weakness in the skeletal muscles, which are the muscles that the body uses for movement. It occurs when communication between nerve cells and muscles becomes impaired. T
Visual disturbances Definition Visual disturbances are abnormalities of sight. Visual disturbances associated with neurological disorders often include double vision (diplopia), moving or blurred vision due to nystagmus (involuntary rapid movements o
Strabismus Definition Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes do not align in the same direction. It is also called crossed eyes or squint. Description With normal vision, both eyes focus on the same spot and send the brain the same message. This
Sixth Nerve Palsy
Sixth nerve palsy Definition Cranial nerve six supplies the lateral rectus muscle allowing for outward (abduction) eye movement. A sixth nerve palsy, also known as abducens nerve palsy, is a neurological defect resulting from an impaired sixth nerve
Pseudotumor cerebri Definition Pseudotumor cerebri is a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure that causes papilloedema and possibly blindness, which occurs in the absence of a mass lesion in the brain. Description Pseudotumor cerebri primarily a
Fourth Nerve Palsy
Fourth nerve palsy Definition The sole function of the fourth nerve is innervation of the superior oblique muscle, which is one of the six muscles of eye movement. Fourth nerve palsy or trochlear nerve palsy is a neurological defect resulting from dy
The Symptoms of Stroke
Raena Morgan: I'm wondering what some of the symptoms of a stroke might be, what to look for? Owen R. Thompson: You know Raena, that's a very very good question, and the symptoms of stroke can be quite variable, simply because the stroke can occur in
Ophthalmoplegia Definition Ophthalmoplegia is a paralysis or weakness of one or more of the muscles that control eye movement. The condition can be caused by any of several neurologic disorders. It may be myopathic, meaning that the muscles controlli