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Can Crossed Eyes Be Fixed
Yes: See an ophthalmologist for evaluation and management. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: It depends what caused the floaters. For most people, vitreous floaters can disappear over a period of weeks to months - eventually the brain "tunes out" the floaters so they're not very visible. Unfortunately, other floaters may then form over time. However, floaters can also be a sign of serious retinal problems - for any new or changes in floaters, see an md immediately. ...Read more
No: If they are from fatigue, they will resolve when you are rested. If they do not resolve with rest, they are not from fatigue. ...Read more
Yes: We call this a tropia with the eyes turned in or out permanently. This is mostly from childhood issues but can result from a breakdown of childhood patterns by adult trauma or by injury to the eye muscles, nerves and tissue in the eye socket. In adults this usually creates intractable doubling of vision, but children undergo supression of one eye so doubling does not occur. ...Read more
I have a lazy eye, lenses fix the alignment to an extent, but when looking sideways, the lazy eye is visible. Could custom lenses fix this?
Could lasik fix accommodative esotropia? Since esotropia is due to hyperopia, would lasik fix hyperopia and therefore eliminate esotropia?
Maybe: Many patient with accommodative esotropia wear contact lenses successfully. If you are able to wear contact, lasik will also be successful. A minority of accommodative esotropia patient need bifocal to keep the eyes aligned at near. They may have a harder time with the lasik results. In general, lasik results for myopia and astigmatism are outstanding. The results for hyperopia are ok! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can dry eye syndrome be made worse with astigmatism correction. It was not corrected prior to this.
It depends.: Astigmatism is a variation of nearsightedness (hyperopia) and farsightedness (myopia), and as such can be corrected by glasses, contact lenses and/or lasik/prk. Glasses will not disturb the surface of you eye or change its dryness, but contact lenses or surgery can make it worse. Talk with your ophthalmologist about options to pretreat (e.g., restasis) should you want contacts or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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