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Diplopia

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 4, 2024.

What is diplopia?

Diplopia is double vision in one or both eyes. Diplopia may be caused by eye problems, eye surgery, or health conditions such as Graves disease or Parkinson disease. The cause of your diplopia may not be known.

How is diplopia diagnosed?

Your healthcare provider will examine your eyes to check their position, vision, and movement. He or she will ask questions about the images you see.

How is diplopia treated?

How can I manage my diplopia?

When should I contact my healthcare provider?

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