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hi. my son rotates his eyes alot,he is farsighted i mean he has hyperopia and has a plus number in both eyes he is 7 years old.the number is +1.75.can he outgrow this? he does not wear glasses and takes them off.

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Dr. Keegan Ziemba
Pediatric Critical Care 10 years experience
Possibly: It is possible that his eyesight will improve as he ages. It seems that he would benefit from eye-exercise training. It would be helpful to see an opthamologist who could provide specific exercises. It would also be important to discuss with a neurologist to ensure that there is no associated seizure activity.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Full exam can decide: One who makes repeated noises or rolls his eyes or twitches his face, may have tics, which are exaggerated habits. Of course, he might have eye allergies or vision issues that "encourage" tics to continue because eye issues may make him sense there is something unusual in the eyes. Some doctors check for strep throat bacteria when a child has new tics. "Reminders" WORSEN tics. See pediatrician.

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