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Altoid_Cyclist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-06-11 01:33 PM
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6. I don't know if this will help, but I endured vision problems after a bicycle vs. car meeting.
Edited on Sun Feb-06-11 01:35 PM by Altoid_Cyclist
That happened in 1998 and the double vision, blurred vision and loss of depth perception were getting worse as time went by. My problems were a little different. However, even after 12 years had elapsed, I finally found a Dr. who suggested that we at least try vision therapy.

She warned me (as did the therapist) that after 12 years there was probably not much that could be done. I finished therapy a few weeks ago. The therapy was able to greatly reduce the double vision and blurred vision to the point that it really made a difference in every day life. The depth perception will never come back due to the brain damage, but therapy (even though delayed) is always worth a shot.

It is a good idea to find a good Neuro-Ophthamologist to get their opinion also.

Good luck with your Grandson.
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  -My grandson has bilateral amblyopia and strabismas and we're getting some conflicting CTyankee  Feb-06-11 12:21 PM   #0 
  - this is not my area of expertise, but...  hlthe2b   Feb-06-11 12:28 PM   #1 
  - Go to the Mayo Clinic website.  emilyg   Feb-06-11 12:32 PM   #2 
  - Little confused... were you meaning to offer this to the OP?  hlthe2b   Feb-06-11 12:38 PM   #4 
     - Sorry - didn't see your post.  emilyg   Feb-06-11 09:08 PM   #17 
  - Thanks I just copied your post in an email to my daughter.  CTyankee   Feb-06-11 02:05 PM   #11 
     - Certainly... I feel confident you'll get the help you need...  hlthe2b   Feb-06-11 05:27 PM   #15 
  - I don't know why this happens  dana_b   Feb-06-11 12:32 PM   #3 
  - Thanks. As usual, DUers come thru with info!  CTyankee   Feb-06-11 01:50 PM   #8 
  - This seems like the first MD dropped the ball.  HuckleB   Feb-06-11 12:48 PM   #5 
  - I don't know if this will help, but I endured vision problems after a bicycle vs. car meeting.  Altoid_Cyclist   Feb-06-11 01:33 PM   #6 
  - My grandson lacks depth perception and there is definitely brain involvement.  CTyankee   Feb-06-11 01:54 PM   #9 
  - My great niece had something like this  NEOhiodemocrat   Feb-06-11 01:33 PM   #7 
  - That's the thing. He does VERY well in school, except for his handwriting.  CTyankee   Feb-06-11 01:57 PM   #10 
     - They have an honor roll for six-year-olds? 1st grade?  HuckleB   Feb-06-11 02:44 PM   #12 
        - His school is great and he's thriving.  CTyankee   Feb-06-11 02:56 PM   #13 
           - Unfortunately, that tends to happen for most such matters.  HuckleB   Feb-06-11 03:24 PM   #14 
              - Yes. I know what you are saying and I have looked into what other countries do.  CTyankee   Feb-06-11 05:47 PM   #16 
  - I've had that in my right eye my whole life.  Odin2005   Feb-06-11 09:17 PM   #18 

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