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Doctor insights on: Can People With Wandering Eyes See Straight

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Wandering (Definition)

1.Walk or move in a leisurely, casual, or aimless way. 2.Move slowly away from a fixed point or place: "please ...Read more


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Do people with wandering eyes see right?

Do people with wandering eyes see right?

Depends on cause: Wandering eyes can be an eye with lowered vision from childhood (amblyopia or disease) in which case the other eye usually is normal and most visual tasks can be accomplished without trouble. It can also be nystagmus (dancing eyes) frequently with lowered vision so these folks have some degree of handicap. If you have a good rapport with such a person --- ask them! ...Read more

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What can be done about wandering eyes in adults?

What can be done about wandering eyes in adults?

Depends: Misaligned eyes can be repaired surgically and, in some cases, with glasses. In many adults with misaligned eyes, no treatment is the right treatment. ...Read more

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What causes both wandering eyes and frontal atrophy?

What causes both wandering eyes and frontal atrophy?

Internet link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/frontal_lobe_disorder the above link discusses causes of frontal lobe atrophy. Since the frontal lobe is involved in eye movements, any of these causes could lead to "wandering eyes.". ...Read more

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Can a primary doctor tell you for sure if you don't have any cross or wandering eyes?

Can a primary doctor tell you for sure if you don't have any cross or wandering eyes?

See below: Should be able to determine by looking at the eyes red reflex for symmetry, and covering and uncovering each eye, individually, watching for changes in eye position. ...Read more

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What are the causes of both wandering eyes and frontal brain atrophy?

What are the causes of both wandering eyes and frontal brain atrophy?

Wandering eyes: There are many possible causes, including tumors, trauma, stroke, alzheimer's disease, congenital disorders, neuro-sarcoidosis, syphilis, and hiv. If you are experiencing these problems, see you primary care doctor and a neurologist. ...Read more

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What can cause both wandering eyes and frontal brain atrophy?

What can cause both wandering eyes and frontal brain atrophy?

Internet link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/frontal_lobe_disorder the above link discusses causes of frontal lobe atrophy. Since the frontal lobe is involved in eye movements, any of these causes can lead to "wandering eyes.". ...Read more

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Is it possible to have amblyopia without a wandering eye?

Yes: The process of lining up the fixation point is part of visual development and brings the eyes into alignment. However if one eye presents a clearer image to the brain than the other, the brain may later decide to turn off the out of focus eye and thus create amblyopia. Misaligned eyes present a constant double image to the brain so one is turned off to have a clear image.The brain decides. ...Read more

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Amblyopia (Definition)

Amblyopia, or "lazy eye," is the loss of one eye's ability to see details. It is the most common cause of ...Read more