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how can you tell if i'm "cross-eyed"?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Look in the mirror: Being cross-eyed is obvious.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How do you become cross eyed?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Different reasons: While most cases of crossed eyes are inborn, there are a few that may be acquired after birth. Paralysis of one of the eye muscle nerves may cause this. That can be caused by different disease, including stroke, tumors, demyelinating illnesses etc.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can sitting too close too the laptop or television make people cross eyed ?

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Dr. Thomas Rohde
Anti-Aging Medicine 35 years experience
No: That's an old wives tale! hard on eyes to sit too close and may cause eye strain and a headache, but this will resolve.
A 31-year-old member asked:

I'm cross-eyed. Are there any good treatments for this?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Crossed eye: See an oculoplasty surgeon (ohphalmologist who specializes on crossed eyes).
A 32-year-old member asked:

Getting cross-eyed when looking at the laptop?

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
May need glasses: See an eye care specialist for an exam and refraction for glasses and have a great day.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Can you make yourself be cross-eyed forever?

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: Crossed eyes or strabismus us usually a genetic phenomenon. Can also be caused by a stroke or other brain problems.

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