Egg Harbor, NJ
A 16-year-old male asked:
Had strabismus in both eyes forever,had a dozen surgeries,can only focus with one eye at a time,when i try to hold them forward i get a headache and blurred vision and cant pay attention because it takes too much effort. what else can i do?
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Dr. James Goodpasteranswered
Dentistry 31 years experience
Uncorrected: strabismus may affect 2-eye vision will not affect one-eye vision. I've had the same issues since birth (I'm 58) and I'm a dentist! I learned to use one eye at a time and not "force" holding them together. Since multiple surgeries did not correct it, this may be your best option. I use one eye for distance and one for close up reading. Your surgeon should help you adapt.
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