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What can cause strabismus in adults?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Strabismus: Anything that can affect the brain, brainstem, or nerves to the eye muscles (trauma, stroke, aneurysm). Decompensating of congenital condition. Myasthenia gravis. Orbital fractures.

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What causes adult strabismus?

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Dr. Richard Rosen
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Depends: New onset adult strabismus must be evaluated for possible stroke or tumor. Decompensation of corrected childhood strabismus is also possible.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What causes an adult to get strabismus?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Strabismus: Common cause is refractive error in the eye. Less common is increase intracranial pressure or lesion involving cranial nerves #s 3/4/6 to the eyes.

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