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What is strabismus?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Crossed eyes...: ...Or divergent gaze (eyes looking away from each other). Usually has an underlying vision problem such as myopia or cataract.
Answered on May 20, 2016
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Dr. Christopher Larson
41 years experience in Ophthalmology
Divergent gaze; out turning eyes, can be the result of several possible underlying problems. The most common is familial strabismus
Jul 12, 2013
Dr. Dean Bonsall
26 years experience in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Crossed eyes (Esotropia) is convergent strabismus, drifting eyes (Exotropia) is divergent strabismus.
Aug 25, 2013
Dr. Derek Sprunger
39 years experience in Ophthalmology
Strabismus is any mis-aligment of the eyes: convergent (cross eye) , divergent (wall eye) or vertical. This should always be evaluated by a medical eye doctor>
Sep 5, 2013

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