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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
26 years experience in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. Some forms are more complex and are more difficult to fix but for the most part strabismus is fixable.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Strabismus: Reported incidence in adults & older adults is around 50 per 100,00 , depending on the type;- Paralytic form is 44%. Convergence insufficiency for ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Strabismus: Strabismus occurs when the eye are not aligned properly, so they do not work well together. In some people, this misalignment worsens over time. If ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosen
35 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: New onset adult strabismus must be evaluated for possible stroke or tumor. Decompensation of corrected childhood strabismus is also possible.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
38 years experience in Ophthalmology
Glasses, surgery etc: In affected children with strabismus (misaligned eyes), the main goal is development of good and equal vision in both eyes. Another goal is to establi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Strabismus: Crossing or out turning of the eyes, and double vision.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Cover test: Strabismus can be easily diagnosed with something called the cover test. Your eye doctor can perform this for you.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Glasses or surgery: Is the answer. See a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Strabismus: Strabismus is treated only if the person sees double most of the time. The first treatment is prism glasses-- the images are aligned to be seen as on ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Lack of proper : treatment is the main reason, though strabismus can recur after corrective surgery on the the extra-ocular muscles. Childhood strabismus is variable. ... Read More

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