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A 25-year-old member asked:

What causes adult strabismus?

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Dr. Richard Rosen
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
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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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Adult strabismus: Adult strabismus has multiple causes, including worsening of the natural eye alignment, trauma, brain tumors (rare), etc. If you are starting to have double vision, or if you are noticing trouble focusing, call your ophthalmologist for an appointment and have someone else drive you to the appointment.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

What can cause strabismus in adults?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 28 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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