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Dr. Mobley graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School, completing a masters degree in neuroscience between his second and third years of medical school. He trained as a resident in pathology at Stanford University Hospital before joining the faculty of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville Tennessee in 2010. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2018 and to Neuropathology Division Director in 2020.

Shohei Harase, MD

Shohei Harase, MD (Neurology)

Dr. Harase spent his junior and senior high school years in Finland and the U.S. After graduating from the University of Washington (Bachelor of Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology), he worked for Apple Japan Inc. before entering the University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Okinawa Prefectural Chubu Hospital, where he received the Best Resident Award in 2016 and 2017. In 2021, he joined the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, specializing in hyperacute stroke.

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  • Hurting the eyes when moving them

  • There is double vision

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Content updated on Jan 4, 2023

About the symptom

Double vision is abnormal vision when you see two overlapping images. Problems with the eye, eye muscles, nerves, or brain can cause double vision.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Double vision

Possible causes

  • Tolosa Hunt syndrome

    Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome is a rare condition characterized by severe headaches behind the eyes, decreased and painful eye movements typically in just one eye. The exact cause is unknown, but it may be related to inflammation in certain areas behind the eye.

  • Sarcoidosis (including erythema nodosum-like eruption)

    A disease where small lumps (called granulomas) form in the skin, lungs, eyes, and other organs. Since various organs are affected, there is a wide range of possible symptoms. The exact causes are not well understood.

  • Pineal tumor

    Pineal gland tumors are rare and begin in the pineal gland located in the brain. They can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) and may be slow-growing or aggressive. The exact cause is unknown and can affect anyone, but they are more common in children and young adults.

  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Lambert-Eaton syndrome
  • Branch retinal vein occlusion
  • Central retinal vein occlusion

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  • Do you see double?

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References

  • Low L, Shah W, MacEwen CJ. Double vision. BMJ. 2015 Nov 18;351:h5385. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h5385. Erratum in: BMJ. 2016;352:i613. PMID: 26581615.

    https://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h5385

  • Peck T, Goldberg D. Double vision in adults. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2018 Jul-Sep;68(3):63-69. doi: 10.1080/2576117X.2018.1481265. Epub 2018 Jun 21. PMID: 30196786.

    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2576117X.2018.1481265

  • Double vision

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/double-vision/

Reviewed By:

Bret Mobley, MD, MS

Bret Mobley, MD, MS (Neuropathology)

Dr. Mobley graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School, completing a masters degree in neuroscience between his second and third years of medical school. He trained as a resident in pathology at Stanford University Hospital before joining the faculty of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville Tennessee in 2010. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2018 and to Neuropathology Division Director in 2020.

Shohei Harase, MD

Shohei Harase, MD (Neurology)

Dr. Harase spent his junior and senior high school years in Finland and the U.S. After graduating from the University of Washington (Bachelor of Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology), he worked for Apple Japan Inc. before entering the University of the Ryukyus School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Okinawa Prefectural Chubu Hospital, where he received the Best Resident Award in 2016 and 2017. In 2021, he joined the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine at the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, specializing in hyperacute stroke.

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