A member asked:

I was diag with ambylopia, nystagmus, high eye pressure and astigmatism. is it normal to have this many eye conditions without an underlying cause?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Not rare: Astigmatism is a developmental ovalness of the eye and occurs to some degree in over 60% of humans. Amblyopia and nystagmus usually develop at birth or at young age. High blood pressure can occur at any age but is more common in those older than you. These are largely independent and not due to an underlying common cause.

Answered 2/18/2016



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