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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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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus refers to misalignment of the eyes. It is typically but not exclusively found in children, with up to 4% incidence in some series. There are a number of surgical and non-surgical treatments for strabismus, based ...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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What causes an adult to get strabismus?

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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Can using the computer too much cause strabismus?

Can using the computer too much cause strabismus?

No: Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned. It can be caused by weakness in a muscle which controls the eye or from a faulty signal from the brain. It is not caused from looking at something too long. Please see your eye doctor if you have or think you have 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 tots. Take the child back to the pediatric ophthalmologist. ...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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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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What's the difference between strabismus & cranial nerve palsies that effect the eyes? Can cranial nerve palsies cause strabismus?

What's the difference between strabismus & cranial nerve palsies that effect the eyes? Can cranial nerve palsies cause strabismus?

Different patterns: Strabismus is the generic term for eye misalignment of any cause. If from childhood, the eyes are separated about the same in all positions. If from cranial palsy, the degree of separation goes from normal away from the action of the muscles, to a very wide difference in the direction of the action of that muscle. An ophthalmologist can usually readily make this distinction. ...Read more

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What’s the difference between strabismus and lazy eye? I though they were the same things, but now i’m reading that they’re not and they can each cause the other. I’m confused!

What’s the difference between strabismus and lazy eye? I though they were the same things, but now i’m reading that they’re not and they can each cause the other. I’m confused!

Not the same: Strabismus means the eyes are crossed - when eyes are crossed in a young child the brain will get confused and ignore the crossed eye, leading to amblyopia or "lazy eye." other causes of a lazy eye can be a very high prescription in one eye that is asymmetric; again the brain starts to ignore the eye with the high prescription (because the image is blurred) and therefore develops amblyopia. ...Read more

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Does anal sex or oral sex during pregnancy cause strabismus in newborn? If not this than what causes cross eyed'ness in newborn.

No!: There is no association with those acts and birth defects (of which strabismus is not). A small number of newborns have strabismus at birth but usually out grow it by 12 months. If you are concerned that it is not improving you can discuss it with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How does strabismus worsen?

How does strabismus worsen?

Strabismus: Strabismus occurs when the eye are not aligned properly, so they do not work well together. In some people, this misalignment worsens over time. If it occurs only occasionally, no intervention is needed. If the misalignment worsens, double vision may result. This can be fixed with prism glasses. If special glasses don't work, surgery to straighten the eyes may be needed. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose strabismus?

How do you diagnose strabismus?

Cover test: Strabismus can be easily diagnosed with something called the cover test. Your eye doctor can perform this for you. ...Read more

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How can I correct my strabismus?

Glasses or surgery: Is the answer. See a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my strabismus always return?

Why does my strabismus always return?

Cant be cured: Only minimized/controlled, so if the strabismus is pretty bad, or you have poor vision in one eyes, the eyes will drift out. ...Read more

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Lazy Eye (Definition)

Occurs when (1) one eye does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly ...Read more


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Cross Eyed (Definition)

Cross eyed = strabismus = esotropia = condition in which one or both eyes are turned ...Read more