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Dr. John Berestka
30 years experience LASIK Surgery
I'm afraid not.: Neither of these surgeries will work, but there is a type of strabismus surgery that will often help. You need to seek a strabismus specialist.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Ballon
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes.: Cross eyes can be cured with strabismus (eye muscle) surgery. See an adult strabismologist for help (type of ophthalmologist).
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Genetic: This is usually a genetic disorder but it can be successfully treated by a pediatric/strabismus specialist. Good luck.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Childhood, acquired: Crossed eyes are out of alignment inwards (esotropia), outwards (exotropia) or vertical (hypertropia). Vision holds the eyes aligned so poor vision w ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
What age?: If it is a newborn it may be normal, after a couple of months if it is still present it may be a problem with the muscles that coordinate eye movement ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Observe eye position: Most cases of crossed eyes are obvious because the eyes are out of alignment towards or away from each other. If the "red eye" reflex in camera pictu ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
2 months: Babies should have better focus around 2-3 months. If not corrected by 4 months and eye exam should be considered.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mong
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Absolutely...: Crossed eyes can often be corrected at any age. It is not uncommon for someone to grow up with crossed eyes and not have them corrected as a child fo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Look in mirror: Many causes of crossed eyes or esotropia are obvious. Crossed eyes do not require treatment unless they are causing some problem such as blurred or d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Extremely rare: Test you vision.

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