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Remedies For Exotropia
Exotropia is when the eyes look away from each other. It is persistent and usually occurs from childhood issues of eye position or refraction. In adults it may result from injury, tumors, vascular anomalies and diseases such as thyroid disease. It it occurs recently, an ...Read more
I was fall down from roof of 1st floor during 1st year of life and thats why i got the out exotropia in my left eye is there any treatment for this?
Yes: A simple outpatient surgery can fix this. ...Read more
Outward eye position: This is a condition, usually from childhood in which the eyes are out of alignment, and pointed away from each other. When due to childhood issues, usually the outward turned eye is suppressed and doubling of vision does not occur. If this starts in adulthood , then doubling will occur and some remedy is needed from your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Many causes: Exotropia, in which the eyes deviate outwards from each other, is due to a defect in the fusion center in the brain. This allows for either one eye to be suppressed so you don't see double, or a condition called alternation in which each eye works while the other rests. Most cases are from childhood issues, and rarely from adult problems like certain traumas. ...Read more
Exotropia: Exotropia (outward deviation of the eyes) has many treatments but the appropriate one depends upon certain important associated characteristics. Options may include strabismus surgery on eye muscles on 1 or both eyes, convergence exercises, glasses & patching. An md who specializes in pediatric opthalmology is the best one to determine what options are available to you. ...Read more