A member 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?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

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.

Answered 10/24/2022



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