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seeing double

I just received a new pair of glasses that I'm seeing double images through. Looking at a two inch wide object from a distance of 15 feet would have the single object appearing as two (identical in every way) objects  about 10 inches apart. I have an appointment for this problem with the doctor scheduled, but in the mean time I'd like to get a few opinions as to what is the most likely cause of the problem. The lens are positioned correctly over my eyes and the bifocal flattops come into my pupils at exactly the same time so they FIT correctly. Thanks!
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Dear lunkerd,

There are many possible reasons for seeing double such as a large disparity in the glass prescription between the two eyes, a muscle imbalance, a wrong prescription, or a number of other causes.  I would definitely have the glasses rechecked.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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Thanks, Dr

The P.D. in the new glasses was way off, 8mm as I recall. Hopefully all will be OK with the new pair.
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