A 33-year-old member asked:
How rare is strabismus?
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Strabismus: Reported incidence in adults & older adults is around 50 per 100,00 , depending on the type;-
Paralytic form is 44%.
Convergence insufficiency form 16%.
Small angle hypertropia 13%.
Divergence insufficiency 10%.
Lifetime risk 4%.
(American Academy of Ophthalmology publication 2014).
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What is strabismus?
13 doctor answers • 45 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Crossed eyes...: ...Or divergent gaze (eyes looking away from each other). Usually has an underlying vision problem such as myopia or cataract.
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Last updated Apr 3, 2015
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