double vision


Examples of double vision in a Sentence

He wore special glasses to correct his double vision.
Recent Examples on the Web However, hard contact lenses are not supported and neither are prescriptions that have prism values, which are often added to address issues like double vision. Victoria Song, The Verge, 19 Jan. 2024 According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of medulloblastoma may include double vision, headaches, nausea, poor coordination, fatigue, unsteady walking, vomiting and dizziness. Clare Fisher, Peoplemag, 11 Jan. 2024 This can start with nonspecific symptoms like headache, light sensitivity, and insomnia and develop into neck stiffness and pain, tingling or burning of the skin, double vision, bowel or bladder difficulties, and seizures. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, 25 Dec. 2023 People with these cysts can experience double vision, vertigo, headaches, and other issues, including memory loss. Isabella Cueto, STAT, 3 Nov. 2023 When does having two selves lead not to double vision but to self-deception? Viet Thanh Nguyen, The New Yorker, 9 Sep. 2023 Glatt warned that the procedure should not be taken lightly and patients should be cautious about deals that appear too good to be true. Side effects of the cosmetic procedure include double vision, and trouble saying words, or swallowing, according to the FDA. Lizann Robinson, ABC News, 13 Sep. 2023 Early symptoms include nausea, vomiting, headache, muscle cramping, body weakness, brain fog, lethargy, and vision changes like double vision or blurry vision. Vanessa Etienne, Peoplemag, 4 Aug. 2023 Research has shown that opioids can cause auditory and visual damage in the form of blurred vision, double vision, partial or total vision loss, progressive or sudden hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo, among other effects. Kayla Blanton, SELF, 17 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of double vision was circa 1860

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“Double vision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

double vision

: vision in which an object is seen as double (as from unequal action of the eye muscles)

Medical Definition

double vision


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