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I had an accident that caused strabismus amount of 3 mm. What should I do?

I had an accident that caused strabismus amount of 3 mm. What should I do?

Alignment =surgery: Persistent alignment issues will often require delicate surgery on the muscles that move the eyeball have your eye dr refer you to someone who has completed the training to do thei special eye surgery. They are often affiliated with children's hospitals or medical schools. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...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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What causes adult strabismus?

Adult strabismus: Adult strabismus has multiple causes, including worsening of the natural eye alignment, trauma, brain tumors (rare), etc. If you are starting to have double vision, or if you are noticing trouble focusing, call your ophthalmologist for an appointment and have someone else drive you to the appointment. ...Read more

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What causes strabismus to worsen?

What causes strabismus to worsen?

Lack of proper : treatment is the main reason, though strabismus can recur after corrective surgery on the the extra-ocular muscles. Childhood strabismus is variable. It can worsen with fatigue or illness.There can be " accommodative esotropia" when a 2-3 yr.-old with a refractive error (hyperopia) tries to "focus". Prescriptive lenses may help these toys. Take the child back to the pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can cause strabismus in adults?

What can cause strabismus in adults?

Strabismus: Anything that can affect the brain, brainstem, or nerves to the eye muscles (trauma, stroke, aneurysm). Decompensating of congenital condition. Myasthenia gravis. Orbital fractures. ...Read more

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What causes an adult to get strabismus?

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Strabismus: Common cause is refractive error in the eye. Less common is increase intracranial pressure or lesion involving cranial nerves #s 3/4/6 to the eyes. ...Read more

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Do cataracts cause strabismus?

Do cataracts cause strabismus?

Sometimes: Strabismus can be caused by deprivation of vision, such as from cataracts, retina disease, eye injury. The eyes tend to deviate outwards in adults. Often the eye will realign when vision is restored. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause strabismus?

Does masturbation cause strabismus?

No: Strabismus noted following mastrurbation or other sexual activity should be evaluated for the possibility of vascular blockage (stroke). ...Read more

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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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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