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Child with visual distortion

For 3 years now my 10 year old has had episodes of visual distortion. She describes these episodes, which last for a split second at a time and can come in clusters, that her vision goes like 'when you fast forward a video'. Three years ago, she was seen by both a neurologist and ophthalmologist and had an EEG, MRI and other ophthalmology tests done.  Everything was clear. She used to get about 30 - 40 per day but they eased over the last few years to about 1 or 2 every few months.  But since Christmas, she has been getting them more frequently, approximately 5 - 20 per day.  She has an appointment to see an ophthalmologist but I feel that she needs to be seen by a Neuro-ophthalmologist, but there are none in the Republic of Ireland. I will travel abroad to get a diagnosis and possible treatment. Can anyone tell me what is going on??
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well, i cant.  this is not an 'eye problem'. this is a neurological problem.  i agree she needs to bne seen by a neurologist or a neuro-ophthalmologist.
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