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Is it possible for people with strabismus to see 3d effects?

Is it possible for people with strabismus to see 3d effects?

It depends: Depends on whether or not they can fuse two images and at what level. It is possible to test this in an ophthalmologists office. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus refers to misalignment of the eyes. It is typically but not exclusively found in children, with up to 4% incidence in some series. There are a number of surgical and non-surgical treatments for strabismus, based ...Read more


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Can cross-eyed technique of seeing 3d images hurt your eyes?

Can cross-eyed technique of seeing 3d images hurt your eyes?

Stereopsis: Crossing the eyes to improve stereopsis, aided by glasses or magnifier lenses, is usually done for such short time periods that it should not cause any damage to eyes. ...Read more

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What is strabismus?

What is strabismus?

Crossed eyes: Strabismus is when the eyes do not move together to look at the same thing. It can be there all the time, or it can be intermittant. ...Read more

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Is strabismus fixable?

Is strabismus fixable?

Yes: Yes. Some forms are more complex and are more difficult to fix but for the most part strabismus is fixable. ...Read more

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What are signs of strabismus?

What are  signs of strabismus?

Strabismus: Crossing or out turning of the eyes, and double vision. ...Read more

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Can glaucoma cause strabismus?

Can glaucoma cause strabismus?

It could: Commonly, if the vision is lost / diminished due to advanced glaucoma, you can get a sensory exotropia or eye deviation (strabismus). ...Read more

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Is strabismus curable in a 24-year-old?

Is strabismus curable in a 24-year-old?

Yes: Strabismus is eye misalignment. There is no particular limit in age for treatment. ...Read more

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How do you treat a squint (strabismus)?

How do you treat a squint (strabismus)?

Glasses, surgery: Strabismus can be treated in a number of ways: glasses, contacts, vision therapy or surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I have botox for strabismus?

Depends: Botos is given when strabismus is new and recovery is a possibility . It paralyzes the active muscle to present fibrosis of the opposing muscle while it recovers. This will also protect the eye so that if surgery is necessary, the new position of the eye can be counted upon. ...Read more

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What is surgery to correct strabismus like?

What is surgery to correct strabismus like?

Outpatient: This (except in children) is usually done under local anesthesia. It works by shortening and lengthening the appropriate muscles to get the eyes in alignment. It has a high success rate although it will not change the basic vision in adults, only the alignment. ...Read more

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Any other way (besides surgery) to fix strabismus?

Any other way (besides surgery) to fix strabismus?

Glasses or contacts: Certain types of strabismus respond to glasses or contact lenses. Usually these types have onset in childhood. This is a very specific type of strabismus called accommodative esotropia. ...Read more

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Can you correct strabismus in adult with amblyopia?

Can you correct strabismus in adult with amblyopia?

Yes: It is certainly possible and your surgeon should be able to give you your chance of success. You need a pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are my options to cosmetically fix strabismus?

Ask your ophthamolog: -ist to refer you to an ophthomologist who does extra ocular muscle surgery. ...Read more

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Is it safe for people with strabismus to go cycling?

Is it safe for people with strabismus to go cycling?

Yes: Good vision with both eyes provides the best depth perception. Clues in the environment can help people with only one good eye to gauge distance. Strabismus acquired after childhood may be associated with double vision which would make cycling and many other activities problematic. Individuals with strabismus or other eye problems should consult with an eye doctor before operating any vehicle. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between strabismus and amblyopia?

Is there a difference between strabismus and amblyopia?

They are differnt: Strabismus is when the eyes are not properly aligned so that one eye is deviated. Amblyopia is decreased vision in one or both eyes because the image or object you are viewing is not properly focused. Amblyopia develops when you are younger usually between birth and 8-9 years when the visual system is still developing. ...Read more

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What kinds of problems can carry strabismus in adults?

MANY PROBLEMS: Acquired ocular imbalance can be seen associated with lesions in the brain or brainstem, but also over superior orbital fissure, within cavernous sinus, or within orbit. In essence, if double vision occurs in adults, this needs careful and thorough evaluation. For example, you would not want to overlook an expanding aneurysm. Get this addressed, and get reassured. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to treat "esotropia strabismus"?

What is the fastest way to treat "esotropia strabismus"?

Surgery: Unless the problem is associated with a high aca ratio, in which glasses will help, surgery to move the eyes straight is the fastest treatment. Your ophthalmologist van help you with that. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lazy Eye (Definition)

Occurs when (1) one eye does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly ...Read more


Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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Cross Eyed (Definition)

Cross eyed = strabismus = esotropia = condition in which one or both eyes are turned ...Read more