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Question:
After working at a computer screen for an hour or more, I get double vision in each eye separately. The images are displaced vertically and they don't vary as a function of which way I'm looking. The problem passes after an hour of normal activity. What's going on?

Answer:
This may be simple dryness which is common when we read, use the computer or do other near work. Try some over-the-counter artificial tears when this happens and see if it resolves the problem. If not, I would see an ophthalmologist for a complete examination.

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: Eye Conditions

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