diplopia


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di·plo·pi·a

 (dĭ-plō′pē-ə)
di·plo′pic (-plō′pĭk, dĭ-plŏp′ĭk) adj.

diplopia

(dɪˈpləʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) a visual defect in which a single object is seen in duplicate; double vision. It can be caused by incorrect fixation or by an abnormality in the visual system
[C19: New Latin, from diplo- + Greek ōps eye]
diplopic adj

di•plo•pi•a

(dɪˈploʊ pi ə)

n.
a pathological condition of vision in which a single object appears double. Also called double vision.
[1805–15; (dipl (o)- + -opia)]
di•plop′ic (-ˈplɒp ɪk, -ˈploʊ pɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diplopia - visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects; "diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations

di·plo·pi·a

n. diplopía, visión doble.
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Giles provides suggestive readings of such mirrors and cameras, but given his reliance on a visual metaphorics of diplopia, perspectivism, and refraction the book would benefit from an extended account of visual media such as the nineteenth-century stereoscope (which seems to be a concrete embodiment of "diplopia"), twentieth-century innovations in camera technology, and the world wide web.
Examination of cranial nerves, specifically extraocular eye movements, includes the statement that diplopia is maximal in the area of the neurological deficit.
Thus the person only has partial sight through the lens, often resulting in diplopia or double vision.
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During his first visit to our center, he complained of diplopia, visual decrease (from vision of oculus sinister [VS] 1.
Once the patient reports the first blur, they are asked to report when diplopia is noted and then when the target becomes clear and single, as the prism power is decreased at a constant rate.
Common complications were a tonic pupil, subconjunctival haemorrhage, chemosis, weakness of recti and diplopia.
During 18th week of treatment, she complained of bogginess in her eyes towards the end of day and diplopia when she looked laterally with her left eye.
The diplopia was worse when he directed his gaze to the left or right (Figure 2, diplopia chart).
One patient (Case no 1) had bilateral mucoceles who applied to ophthalmology department with the symptoms of enlargement of the left eye and diplopia in the last 6 months.