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What are the symptom of diplopia and how to diagnose diplopia ?

Patients with diplopia may not always complain of double vision.


Most of the complaints from the patients can be 

  1. Dizziness.
  2. Imbalance.
  3. Defective eye-hand coordination.
  4. Overlapping images (ghosting).
  5. Difficulty in negotiating stairs.

How you can diagnose diplopia in the above situations?

You can ask the patient to close one eye and ask them whether symptoms that they have disappear.