I tried but did not find information about the condition I have intermittently. I am a 25 year old Asian male.
Some times while working on the computer or watching TV I feel as if all objects are quite away from me while they are near me. eg: the keyboard or the remote. When I stand up, I feel I am too tall and the floor is far below. Also I get a slight dizzy like feeling. It does not affect what I am doing but it does bother me.
I have this intermittently since I was a kid. I am worried because it might affect me while driving.
most depth perception problems are either refractive (need for glasses/contacts) or oculomotor (the way your eyes move together or "team".
list of possibilities off the top of my head with that complaint:
hyperopia (farsightedness), incorrect spectacle/contact lens Rx if you have glasses or contacts, uncorrected astigmatism, convergence insufficiency, convergence excess, spasm of accommodation...there are more.
none of those would be serious. most of those could diagnosed in an eye exam & could be helped by use of glasses/contacts.
Just a thought, but there is a form of migraine headache with aura called (seriously) Alice in Wonderland syndrome. It can cause things to look temporarily distorted; much smaller or much larger than they normally are, for example. See the link below.
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