binocular diplopia


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diplopia

 [dĭ-plo´pe-ah]
the perception of two images of a single object; called also double vision.
binocular diplopia double vision in which the images of an object are formed on noncorresponding points of the retinas.
crossed diplopia horizontal diplopia in which the image belonging to the right eye is displaced to the left of the image belonging to the left eye (divergent strabismus).
direct diplopia horizontal diplopia in which the image belonging to the right eye appears to the right of the image belonging to the left eye (convergent strabismus).
horizontal diplopia diplopia in which the two images lie in the same horizontal plane, being either direct or crossed.
vertical diplopia diplopia in which one image appears above the other in the same vertical plane.

binocular diplopia

Double vision occurring when both eyes are open. It results from misalignment of the ocular muscles.
See also: diplopia
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Intractable diplopia is a condition where binocular diplopia cannot be eliminated other than by occluding one eye.
Caption: Figure 4 Diagrammatic representation of the variation in spatial acuity across the visual field (black line) and the consequently optimal pattern of degradation of the perceived image produced by a scotogenic lens designed to abolish binocular diplopia with minimal effect on the peripheral visual field (white line) (6)
Caption: An 80-year-old man presents with sudden onset horizontal binocular diplopia.