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Offline angdunc

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Vertical Heterophoria Syndrome
« on: Jul 04 2012, 07:55 PM »
Has anyone else heard of the above syndrome. I came across it accidentally today and I have so many of the symptoms associated with it, vertigo, off balance, reading problems, television watching problems and many more. I am going to see if an optometrist would test me for this. The treatment sounds so simple! Imagine if all along my dizziness was not related to my ear but my misaligned eyes.

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Re: Vertical Heterophoria Syndrome
« Reply #1 on: Jul 19 2012, 08:43 PM »
Been to see my optician today who confirmed I have vertical heterophoria so next step is to convince my doctor there is link between my menieres symptoms and vertical heterophoria and for him to refer me to an orthoptist. Britain are very behind in recognising this apparently so could be a real struggle here to try and get properly treated to test the link.

Will keep you informed

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Re: Vertical Heterophoria Syndrome
« Reply #2 on: Jul 19 2012, 09:57 PM »
Hello there

I have never heard of it before.  Would be interested to know what your doctor thinks next time you seem him/her.  Please keep us posted.

Thanks


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Re: Vertical Heterophoria Syndrome
« Reply #3 on: Apr 30 2013, 11:05 AM »
I had an ongoing problem with headaches, dizziness, fatiguenausea etc for 2 years. I went for MS tests, then saw an eye specialist who diagnosed me with vertical heterophoria. I was given prism glasses and its changed my life. Brilliant.

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Re: Vertical Heterophoria Syndrome
« Reply #4 on: Apr 30 2013, 01:32 PM »
Angdunc si this similar to visual vertigo which a friend of mine has been diagnosed .I think your optician should be able to refer you on orthoptics or they could write to your GP so they could do the referral .
Hope this helps ,
Elaine x