A 23-year-old male asked:
I got intermittent exotropia.when looking far, my right eyev divert outside.i have to focus very much to make it straight.what should i have to do?
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Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Divergent gaze: Exotropia (aka divergent gaze) can have a congenital or acquired basis. If it is recent onset a medical evaluation is important to rule out diabetic , hypertensive or other neurologic etiology. An ophthalmic evaluation would be a first and important step. Muscle alingment. Or strabismus surgery can help restore this to straigten eye gaze.
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Last updated Mar 18, 2013
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