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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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What are symptoms of adult strabismus?

What are symptoms of adult strabismus?

Strabismus: Crossing or out turning of the eyes, double vision. ...Read more

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What are the options for treating adult strabismus?

What are the options for treating adult strabismus?

Surgery: The eyes can be straightened with surgery, but the success depends on how much peripheral fusion you have. You need to see a strabismus specialist to figure it out. Prism glasses are an alternative for small deviations. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Strabismus?

Misalignment of eyes: 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 on severity and symptomatology. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any way to treat strabismus?

Please let me know if there is any way to treat strabismus?

Yes: If you are refering to lining the eyes up so they point in the same direction, that might be possible with a skilled eye muscle surgery. The other issue is will it work. If the brain decided to shut off the input from that eye (ambliopia), the ability to regain that lost input deminishes with time. A discussion with your eye dr can give you guidance. ...Read more

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What to do if I have botox for strabismus?

Depends: Botos is given when strabismus is new and recovery is a possibility. It paralyzes the active muscle to present fibrosis of the opposing muscle while it recovers. This will also protect the eye so that if surgery is necessary, the new position of the eye can be counted upon. ...Read more

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What is surgery to correct strabismus like?

What is surgery to correct strabismus like?

Outpatient: This (except in children) is usually done under local anesthesia. It works by shortening and lengthening the appropriate muscles to get the eyes in alignment. It has a high success rate although it will not change the basic vision in adults, only the alignment. ...Read more

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What are my options to cosmetically fix strabismus?

Ask your ophthamolog: -ist to refer you to an ophthomologist who does extra ocular muscle surgery. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to treat "esotropia strabismus"?

What is the fastest way to treat "esotropia strabismus"?

Surgery: Unless the problem is associated with a high aca ratio, in which glasses will help, surgery to move the eyes straight is the fastest treatment. Your ophthalmologist van help you with that. ...Read more

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What are my options to cosmetically fix strabismus at 24yr?

Mostly surgery: Your eyes are out of position and I assume you are having single vision. This means one of the eyes sees less well and therefore can drift out of alignment. If the angle of misalignment is small, a prism can be introduced into your eyeglasses to given an apparent straightening. But if more major, then eye muscle surgery must be done. Not a big deal. See your ophthalmologist. ...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