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sudden cross eyed vision

The same thing happened to me yesterday. Driving on the freeway and out of nowhere my vision became blurred. I tried quickly shaking my head to snap out of it but no luck. I pulled to the side of the road and continued to shake my head and open & shut my eyes but my vision was still blurry. It felt nore like it was cross eyed than blurry. I covered one eye at a time to see if it was a problem with one or the other. Each time i covered an eye i was able to see clearly ... but incovered i became cross eyed again. It finally shook off after 1 minute or so.

I'm 55, male, active and very heathly, no meds and blood pressure is normal. Headaches occasionally but nothing serious. My first thought was a mini stroke but don't think so after reading this blog. Man, i was scared though, luckicly it was daylight and i could make out a path to the shoulder ... nighttime might have been a different story. . I'll keep this bolg posted if it happens again.

This discussion is related to Sudden Cross-eyed Vision NOT double vision.
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711220 tn?1251894727
You need to see your internist for an evaluation.  This may be a TIA.

Dr. O.
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Did you ever find out what was causing your eyes to cross?  I am experiencing the same thing and am vefy scared.
177275 tn?1511758844
That posting was from 2013 and no answer is likely. Make a new post with your information and we'll see what we can tell you. JCH MD
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