double vision


Definition of double vision

Examples of double vision in a Sentence

He wore special glasses to correct his double vision.

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In the fall of 2013, Boylan experienced a three-day bout of double vision that forced her to miss work. David Armstrong, ProPublica, "In Men, It’s Parkinson’s. In Women, It’s Hysteria.," 23 Aug. 2019 Parents should also make sure to watch for things like their children squinting, having difficulty seeing things, complaints about double vision, holding things very close to their faces or getting very close to be able to see something. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Hearing and vision check-ups are another key aspect of starting a new school year," 31 July 2019 Hunt also suffered a traumatic brain injury while in Iraq, leaving him with double vision and slurred speech. Fox News, "Purple Heart recipient's military tribute stolen from Colorado porch," 28 June 2019 One day, he was suddenly struck with double vision. Erin Allday,, "Rare disease discovery: Antibodies fighting cancer go on to attack brain," 14 July 2019 However as with any drug, there are risks; possible side effects from Botox injections range from drooping eyelids and uneven eyebrows, to fatigue and double vision, to difficulty speaking and swallowing. Prue Lewington, Harper's BAZAAR, "Women Are Giving Up Botox for Facial Massage," 23 May 2019 The book doesn’t give us one focused view of Lynch, but a double vision, as though two similar but not quite exact portraits of the man have been projected onto one another. Tyler Malone,, "David Lynch's memoir-slash-biography is, yes, strange — and deeply American," 20 June 2018 According to KidsHealth, if the infection advances, patients may experience double vision, abnormal breathing issues, difficulty swallowing or increased production of saliva in addition to other issues. Alexandria Hein, Fox News, "Georgia boy, 4, treated for rabies after mom shoots raccoon dead in porch attack," 19 Sep. 2018 McClure had surgery October 12 and is still dealing with double vision in addition to cuts and deep bruises, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help with medical costs. Asher Fogle, Good Housekeeping, "Daycare Worker Brutally Attacked While Protecting Kids From Their Father Speaks Out," 29 Oct. 2015

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First Known Use of double vision

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double vision was circa 1860

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English Language Learners Definition of double vision

: a problem with the eyes that causes a person to see two objects when only one is present

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