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

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

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. ...Read more

Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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Cross Eyed (Definition)

Cross eyed is where the eyes do not both look straight ahead, but are misaligned so one or both point slightly inward. This can cause a person to have double-vision, since the two images from ...Read more


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Getting cross-eyed when looking at the laptop?

Getting cross-eyed when looking at the laptop?

May need glasses: See an eye care specialist for an exam and refraction for glasses and have a great day. ...Read more

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Does sitting too close too the desktop screen make people cross eyed ?

Does sitting too close too the desktop screen make people cross eyed ?

Permanently no: Temporarily while you're doing it maybe, but not permanently. We're talking inches from the monitor though. Normal distance, even if its a bit close, will not make you cross eyed, unless you have some sort of eye muscle problem to begin with. ...Read more

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What can cause one to become cross-eyed?

What can cause one to become cross-eyed?

Many issues: Decreased or poor vision in one eye, past history of crossed eye with or without survery, eye trauma, neurologic disease, strokes, and many other issues can cause someone to develop crossed eyes. ...Read more

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Can you make yourself be cross-eyed forever?

No: Crossed eyes or strabismus us usually a genetic phenomenon. Can also be caused by a stroke or other brain problems. ...Read more

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Vision went cross eyed for like 20 to 30 seconds, then went away. What caused this, I'm scared?

Vision went cross eyed for like 20 to 30 seconds, then went away.   What caused this, I'm scared?

Do you have Migraine: If you are otherwise healthy, No High BP, Diabetes, High Cholesterol then Chances are this was NOT Ministroke. Some times Migraine Varient behaves like this. Best thing is to get checked by your Physician/ Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Are babies born cross eyed?

Are babies born cross eyed?

No: But, their eyes do not always move together. Which is very normal until about 9 months of age. However, if one eye is constantly looking in one direction, the child should be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus is a medical condition due to weakness or paralysis of one or more muscles that control eye movement. As a result, the eyes are not aligned with each other and ...Read more


Dr. Federico Velez
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Exotropia (Definition)

Exotropia, a type of strabismus (commonly referred to as being crossed eyed), is a clinical finding in which the eyes are not aligned on the same target and instead ...Read more