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Old 01-28-21, 04:31 PM
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anybody else get double vision?

when you can see with your left eye, see with your right eye, but the two images do not coincide.
Happens frequently while riding; never when not riding. Stand up & Im as good as new. I would guess it has something to do with: leaning over forward, exercise, ?
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Old 01-28-21, 04:37 PM
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I'm not a medical doctor, but perhaps you should visit one.
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Old 01-28-21, 04:48 PM
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Maybe you're changing your focal point much more frequently while cycling in a way that you don't while driving. Try not looking at close objects like your bike computer or gears, and then quickly looking far ahead, and then quickly close again, and then far ahead, etc.. You could be straining/fatiguing your focal muscles. There's nothing on your bike computer that matters, unless of course you have a power meter

If that doesn't make a difference, go see an ophthalmologist.
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Old 01-28-21, 04:49 PM
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I think it is vaccine damage it can show up years later
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Old 01-28-21, 06:01 PM
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My wife has diplopia. She won’t be commenting so I will try.

You need to see the ophthalmologist ASAP. There is a good chance you have one of the common varieties and can be treated easily. There are also a good variety of possibilities that you won’t like at all. Don’t be surprised if you get referred to additional specialists. Pick up the phone and call the doctor.
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Old 01-28-21, 06:07 PM
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I have a similar problem. I get double vision anytime I'm on a bike ... and see a recumbent recumbent.
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Old 01-28-21, 06:18 PM
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I only get it when I'm in a foreign country.
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Old 01-28-21, 06:32 PM
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I only get it when I'm in a foreign country.
When youre a foreigner.
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
I'm not a medical doctor, but perhaps you should visit one.
Yes, evaluation by a healthcare provider is a good idea.
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Old 01-28-21, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
When youre a foreigner.
My blood temperature rises as well. I might run a fever also. It's got up to 103 before.
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Old 01-28-21, 08:44 PM
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I that when I got new glasses trifocals. going from one computer monitor to another was hell.
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Old 01-28-21, 10:31 PM
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Like the other poster noted, what you have is NOT normal and you need to see an ophthalmologist. Had a retina detach and will never put off getting a vision problem resolved ASAP and neither should you.
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Time to seek medical attention.

Double mint gum is good tho.
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See a doctor, pronto. Could be a pinched nerve in your neck, could be a eye problem, could be a lot of things.
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Once read about a soldier that saw everything twice. Later Yossarian claimed to have the same ailment.
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Only when I'm feeling down n' dirty, feeling kinda mean.

[sorry.]
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Old 01-29-21, 01:15 AM
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Originally Posted by epnnf View Post
I would guess it has something to do with: leaning over forward,
Probably that, do you have a picture of your riding posture on your bike including how your head is rotated?

Have you recently adopted a new riding posture?
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
When you see the doc, ask him if he prefers Shimano or SRAM.
All doctors prefer Campagnolo. Geez
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Originally Posted by hillyman View Post
All doctors prefer Campagnolo. Geez
Doc's bike is likely SRAM Red...
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Old 01-29-21, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
Doc's bike is likely SRAM Red...
You'd think we'd have more doctors here at BF to answer these questions. Who else can afford some of these bikes ?
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Now is The Time to See an Eye Doctor Soon.

Surgery fixed mine
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Surgery fixed mine
Any chance you have a larger picture please?



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Old 01-29-21, 12:51 PM
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I always get double vision when I try to turn my head to check for traffic. But that's mostly because I wear glasses. Being leaned over tends to confuse the brain too. I close one eye when I have to turn my head to check for traffic.
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Old 01-29-21, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by cubewheels View Post
Probably that, do you have a picture of your riding posture on your bike including how your head is rotated?

Have you recently adopted a new riding posture?
sorry, no pics
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Old 01-29-21, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by icemilkcoffee View Post
I always get double vision when I try to turn my head to check for traffic. But that's mostly because I wear glasses. Being leaned over tends to confuse the brain too. I close one eye when I have to turn my head to check for traffic.
I gwta little of that. get the garmin radar lets me have to look less. no cars o the radar I look then go cars on the radar I wait and just use the mirror.
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