Most cases of diplopia go away on their own, but in some instances it can be a sign of an aneurysm or other disorder in the brain.
"Every August thousands of twins converge there for 'Twins Days Festival' so many in fact you might think you had an acute case of diplopia ." From a Q&A in The Berkshire Eagle (Massachusetts), November 12, 2011
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We won't give you any double-talk about "diplopia." The word is simply the sum of the combining forms "dipl-" (meaning "double") and "-opia" (meaning "vision"). Visionarily speaking, the linguistic relatives of "diplopia" include "hyperopia" ("farsightedness"), "myopia" ("nearsightedness"), "deuteranopia" ("red-green color blindness"), and "presbyopia" ("loss of elasticity in the eye's lens").
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