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double

(dŭb′l) [L. duplus, twofold]
Duplicate, or combining two qualities.
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Q. what is the cause for double vision

A. Double vision, or diplopia, as it's called, may be due to many conditions, including disorders of the muscles of the eye (extra-ocular muscles) and the nerves controlling them, disorders of the eye ball (enlarged eyeball as in Graves' ), and sometimes disorders of vision.

Diplopia may manifest important conditions, so consulting a doctor (e.g. neurologist or ophthalmologist) may be wise.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003029.htm

Q. I have fibromyalgia and am having terrible vision problems...double, blurred, feel off blance.Is this common?

A. Blurry vision is not a usual symptom in fibromyalgia. If you are experiencing this on a permenant basis you should see a doctor- either a neurologist or an ophthalmologist to rule out other vision conditions that might be causing this.

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This double reciprocal plot (Figure 5) was also used to determine the apparent dissociation constant ([K.sub.d]) that was also determined using nonlinear curve fit analysis using (5).
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