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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Different reasons: While most cases of crossed eyes are inborn, there are a few that may be acquired after birth. Paralysis of one of the eye muscle nerves may cause thi ... Read More
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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Varied: You probably mean: congenital esotropia, accommodative esotropia from hyeropia in kids, other: sensory exotropia from blind eye, cranial nerve palsy, ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Strabismus: Crossed eyes, or strabismus is managed differently depending on your age. Children are often treated with glasses, eye patching plus possible surgery ... Read More
Dr. Dean Bonsall
26 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Many ways: Glasses, prism glasses, surgery on eye muscles. Patching the strong eye can help sometimes.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
28 years experience Retinal Surgery
Could be many things: If this happens, see a doctor immediately. It could be decompensation of a pre-existing muscle balance problem. It could also be a stoke that can ca ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Emergency: You should see an eye md immediately, this can be a serious emergency and could be deadly. There are many causes; stroke, carotid dissection, migrain ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wide nasal bridge: Most babies look cross eyed because of their wide nasal bridges. This is called pseudoesotropia. True cross eyes can be determined by shining a ligh ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually developmenta: Cross-eyes or strabismus is a condition where the eye muscles do not work together. There are many causes. Please see an eye doctor for a proper dia ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Look in the mirror: Being cross-eyed is obvious.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Some people have a tendency for the eyes to cross. This is called a phoria and is very common. For these people the eyes cross when they are distr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Many issues: Decreased or poor vision in one eye, past history of crossed eye with or without survery, eye trauma, neurologic disease, strokes, and many other issu ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: And they should proceed directly to the emergency department.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Oyakawa
44 years experience Ophthalmology
No: They usually lack depth perception and may have decreased vision in one or both eyes.
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