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Is there a relationship between wandering eye and low IQ

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosen
35 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Lazy eye (amblyopia) is not necessarily a sign of low iq. However, some persons with congenital syndromes suffer from various forms of strabismus whi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
None: A wandering eye is caused by a problem with a muscle attached to the eye, and is not associated in any way with intelligence or other personal charact ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: Every eye surgery has risks including bleeding, infection, need for more surgery, etc. Luckily these risks are rare. You need to have a frank discussi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Policy dependent: Most insurance companies offer different policies-and coverage varies. You'll need to call your company to see if this service is covered by your pol ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
They should: Only way to know for sure is to call your insurance company to confirm benefits.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These can both occur together.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
See a dr soon: seems like a neuromuscular weakness affecting the neck and eye muscles; you'll need to be evaluated sooner rather than later.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: Depending on how poor the vision is in the amblyopic eye, it is possible that the poorly-seeing eye may "drift" outwards over many years. This certain ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Mayers
41 years experience Ophthalmology
No: If the "wandering" eye developed in an otherwise health eye after childhood the individual may very likely be seeing different images from the two eye ... Read More
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