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Eyes Wide Apart
Can u fix wide set eyes . I really can't look people in the eyes because my eyes are spaced apart is there any way to make them closer in ?
Usually yes: If you mean that one eye or both are misaligned such that the eyes don't point at the same target together (called exotropia, a form of strabismus) then yes. Eye muscle surgery is commonly performed both to improve cosmetic results & to reduce any double vision. Otherwise, if distance between pupils is more than average & eyes are straight, surgery is generally not recommended for this situation ...Read more
Last night I was laying on deck and when I look sideways at the moon with my both eyes i saw the moon apart double. Should I be concerned?
No: No, your eyes need to have time to converge and when looking laterally that can be difficult. ...Read more
Does double vision cause your eyes to spread apart . Such as a lot of space between eyes . Eyes far apart?
When I'm driving nite or day it seems like my eyes are closing and a darkness comes over my eyes with them still wide open. What could this be?
When my eyes are closed i see black shadows moving together and then apart from each other with intermittent flashes of light in-between. Serious?
Yes, it can: Fraser syndrome is an autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by developmental defects including cryptophthalmos (where the eyelids fail to separate in each eye), and malformations in the genitals, and mental retardation, among other defects. Hypertelorism, or increased separation between the eyes, has also been noted. ...Read more
Hypertelorism: Hypertelorism is an increase in the distance between the bony orbits, in which the eyes lie. It can be due to a variety of causes and is measured by the interpupillary distance. Hhypertelorism is an anatomic condition associated with a heterogeneous group of congenital disorders, it is believed that the underlying mechanism of hypertelorism is also heterogeneous. ...Read more