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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 ?

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

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Are wide side eyes a bad thing?

Are wide side eyes a bad thing?

Please clarify: Not sure what you mean by "wide side eyes". If you meant "wide set eyes", meaning the eyes are farther apart than average, this is not a bad thing, just a normal variation in facial anatomy. ...Read more

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Does double vision cause your eyes to spread apart . Such as a lot of space between eyes . Eyes far apart?

Does double vision cause  your eyes to spread apart . Such as a lot of space between eyes . Eyes far apart?

Need Examination: Double vision is an important sign of a problem. If you have double vision and/or deviation of the eyes you need to see a Doctor immediately. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Normal: The eye and brain do not like to have a pattern of incoming information interrupted. When you close your eyes, the signal diminishes substantially and your normally active eye and brain send internal patterns and signals to compensate. Don't worry about this and enjoy the show. ...Read more

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Does fraser syndrome cause wide set eyes?

Does fraser syndrome cause wide set eyes?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Wide set eyes?

What is the definition or description of: Wide set eyes?

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