A 29-year-old female asked:
My 7 month old looks at people when far away however when i have him close up, he stares at my mouth more than my eyes. can this be a sign of autism?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Your son's vision is developing and he will focus on both near and far objects. A mobile above his crib avoiding electronic devices and reading picture books is recommended. Discuss his eye exam with Healthtap or his Pediatrician. Watch for signs of eye redness and discharge.
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