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Can you get strabismus from a brain injury?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Yes: If the injury involves a portion of the brain dealing with eye muscle motion or coordination, than strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes, can occur.
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes from a head ....: injury. If the cranial nerves directly affecting the eye muscles are injured (CN 3,4 & 6)

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Last updated Mar 14, 2018

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