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Flat screen looks bulgy/distorted

I am 33 years old male. I am recently finding that flat screens look to me as bulgy or distorted, as if plane surface is depressed and then bulged. I have done checkups with my ophthamologist. I was asked to take tests on retina- perimetry, test for peripheral vision, fundus angiography & OCT. As per the doctor she could not identify any issue & has asked to take eye drops. I am worried as I feel that problem cannot be resolved through eye drops and also I do not want to lose time & further worsen my vision problem. Kindly advise.

Best regards,
Prabhas Jha.
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177275 tn?1511755244
1. What are the eye drops and what are they for?
2. Did the doctor find any need for glasses?
3. Did you have a corneal topography test for irregular astigmatism?
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Sir,

1. Eye drop prescribed is Lubricant eye drop (Genteal).
2. I am wearing glasses with cyl 1.99 (OD) & 1.25 (OS) with -2 D (Myopic) both eyes.
3. Yes corneal topography was also done.
And your vision is 20/20 (6/6) with glasses?

Do you have any family history of eye disease?

Is your general health excellent?

Do you use any recreational or illegal drugs? (cannabis, hashish, etc?)

Is there any family history of neurological disease such as seizure disorders or migraine?

Do the eye drops make the screen look better or normal right after you put them in?  Does the distortion get better when you put the drops in? Do you see the distortion from the minute you sit down or only after you have used the computer for 30-60 minutes?

Do you see distortion on anything else?

Are you doing an Amsler Grid test?  Google Amsler grid test. Read how to take the test. Print out a grid and test your eyes with it at home and work when you see the problem. You can also down load an phone ap for testing your eyes with amsler grid at EHB  Eye Handbook.com

If the amsler grid test is normal. Normal at work when you see the screen looking distorted the problem may be your screen not your eye. Is it a flat screen, high quality monitor with hi resolution and good picture image?
SIr,

My reply is mentioned herewith for your review.

And your vision is 20/20 (6/6) with glasses?

-Vision is normal with glasses.

Do you have any family history of eye disease?

-Father had cataract in old age (60+).

Is your general health excellent?

-Health is normal except that I had some anxiety problem diagnosed 1 year before.

Do you use any recreational or illegal drugs? (cannabis, hashish, etc?)

-No Sir, I dont smoke or take any drugs.

Is there any family history of neurological disease such as seizure disorders or migraine?

-No neurological problems in family.

Do the eye drops make the screen look better or normal right after you put them in?  Does the distortion get better when you put the drops in? Do you see the distortion from the minute you sit down or only after you have used the computer for 30-60 minutes?

-Eye drops initially make blurred & then it becomes clear.I think distortion is more initially, slowly reduces a bit, but it is there still.

Do you see distortion on anything else?

-Sometimes I see flashing lights at corners (1-2 times in a day).

Are you doing an Amsler Grid test?  Google Amsler grid test. Read how to take the test. Print out a grid and test your eyes with it at home and work when you see the problem. You can also down load an phone ap for testing your eyes with amsler grid at EHB  Eye Handbook.com

-I have downloaded Amsler grid. I find the nearby lines to central dot to be OK, except I feel that corner lines are bit slanting.

If the amsler grid test is normal. Normal at work when you see the screen looking distorted the problem may be your screen not your eye. Is it a flat screen, high quality monitor with hi resolution and good picture image?

-I have been using the same system for more that one year. But the problem has surfaced a week back. I think that problem may be related to eye.
The only thing i can suggest then is a second opinion from another ophthalmoloigst.  You might seek out a retina specialist or a cornea specialist or a neuro-ophthalmologist.

The tests you have had so far would tend to rule out the most common and serious problems.
Thanks Doctor Hagan. Appreciate your valuable time & comments. I will take alternate opinion with other cornea specilaist/neuro ophthamologist.
If you can do a post after you see the neuro-ophthalmologist so readers of this discussion know the outcome. Thanks
Sure will post the outcome of tests & further investigation.
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