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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Exophoria

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What the causes the exophoria and the symptoms?

Many: Muscle imbalance due to uneven nerve supplies to them due to genetic factors or during growth...Read this. http://www.oculist.net/downaton502/prof/ebook/duanes/pages/v1/v1c013.html. ...Read more

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Can a hit to the back of the head cause exophoria?

Can a hit to the back of the head cause exophoria?

Unlikely: To have a neuromuscular effect on the eyes, it would have to so bad a blow there would be other problems. Fyi, there are some people who relate esophoria and exophoria to personality type. I'm skeptical, but it's an interesting notion. Is your exophoria affecting your ability to perceive? ...Read more

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Does exophoria cause nystagmus? I was diagnosed years ago with exophoria. I now realized I have nystagmus. Was never told before.

Does exophoria cause nystagmus? I was diagnosed years ago with exophoria. I now realized I have nystagmus. Was never told before.

No to exo as cause: Exophoria in some circumstances can actually improve a nystagmus. I am unaware of any literature that supports the notion that an exophoria causes acquired nystagmus to develop in an individual. ...Read more

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Is intermittent exophoria dangerous?

Is intermittent exophoria dangerous?

Exophoria: Is tendency of eyes to deviate outwards, results from refractory errors or insufficient convergence of eyes. Not dangerous. ...Read more

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What is eso-exophoria or hyperphoria?

What is eso-exophoria or hyperphoria?

Eye turn outward: One eye or the other turning outward. ...Read more

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Is exophoria related to MS symptoms?

Is exophoria related to MS symptoms?

It can be: Like in a case of MS causing an internuclear opthalmoplegia - don't worry this is a fancy term for a particular problem that affects how the eyes move together. But it isn't the most common presentation of MS. ...Read more

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What is exophoria? Does it have any correlation with downbeat nystagmus?

Exophoria: is a tendency for the eyes to turn away from each other. It usually does not require treatment, unless there is eye strain with reading. It has no relationship to downbeat nystagmus which is a much more serious problem. ...Read more

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Whats exophoria in eye?

Whats exophoria in eye?

Drifting: The eyes tend to drift outwards when not focussing on something. Perfectly normal, unless excessive. ...Read more