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    cheechmom posted:
    have lightheadedness and jumbled vision for short periods if i have been at my computer or reading for an extended period. It is really frightening, but doesn't last long. I also feel discomfort in my neck. i have a 32" computer screen. Could that be bothering my eyes?
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    Alan M Kozarsky, MD responded:
    Could your lightheadedness and jumbled vision be what someone else might describe as blurred vision and eye strain following extended visual effort especially at close distances? If yes, your starting point would be a visit to your eye doctor to determine whether you might benefit from a pair of glasses. For anyone approaching or passing the age of 40, this is a natural development and reading glasses will pretty much fix the issue.

    Lightheadedness and jumbled vision, particularly if dramatic and brand new, bring up more possibilities in the neurological realm. This is far less likely but if this description better fits your symptoms, you might want to start with your primary care doctor probably followed by the eye doctor.
     
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    cheechmom replied to Alan M Kozarsky, MD's response:
    wear tri-focals but I am going to see my opthalmoligist


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