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6yold w/ hiperopia, intermitent strabismus. Notice red eye in one eye and other just shiny, evaluetaded in aug-ok. Normal for strabismus two diff reflex?
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Had done strabismus surgery 2 week before white part is red and swollen it looks to be extra mass onit?
I had strabismus surgery 2 weeks ago. Today I woke up with a broken capillary in my eye, it's red. Do I need to worry?
Time for recheck: An evaluation by your pcp or ophthalmologist is indicated. ...Read more
I received a surgery on my eye muscles a year ago because I had a lazy eye, but the site of cut is still red. Should I be worried?
I keep having double vision on my left eye and its kinda painful and red. Can it be because I have a lazy eye? I had a pink eye last week..
See an ophth: It is very hard to answer your question with the information given. If you truly have double vision in one eye (aka monocular diplopia) it could be a problem with the retina or the way the eye is focusing. If it is binocular (both eyes open) then it could be related to your lazy eye, or could be sonething more serious. The best answer is that you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Can an inflammatory eye infection be with only pain, blurred vision, and sensitivity to light but no redness. I have a lazy eye and astigmatism.?
Yes: Please see an ophthalmologist if you have these symptoms. It may be more serious than you think. ...Read more
Reported incidence in adults & older adults is around 50 per 100, 00, depending on the type;-
Paralytic form is 44%.
Convergence insufficiency form 16%.
Small angle hypertropia 13%.
Divergence insufficiency 10%.
Lifetime risk 4%.
(American Academy of Ophthalmology publication 2014). ...Read more
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
Glasses, surgery etc: In affected children with strabismus (misaligned eyes), the main goal is development of good and equal vision in both eyes. Another goal is to establish good alignment between the eyes to give a normal appearance. These goals can often be accomplished with a combination of patching the weaker eye, glasses, or eye muscle surgery. In adults, the main goal is normal appearance since vision is stable. ...Read more
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
Vision and appearanc: In affected children with strabismus (misaligned eyes), the main goal is development of good and equal vision in both eyes. Another goal is to establish good alignment between the eyes to give a normal appearance. These goals can often be accomplished with a combination of patching the weaker eye, glasses, or eye muscle surgery. In adults, the main goal is normal appearance since vision is stable. ...Read more
Yes: It is certainly possible and your surgeon should be able to give you your chance of success. You need a pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Yes: Good vision with both eyes provides the best depth perception. Clues in the environment can help people with only one good eye to gauge distance. Strabismus acquired after childhood may be associated with double vision which would make cycling and many other activities problematic. Individuals with strabismus or other eye problems should consult with an eye doctor before operating any vehicle. ...Read more
They are differnt: Strabismus is when the eyes are not properly aligned so that one eye is deviated. Amblyopia is decreased vision in one or both eyes because the image or object you are viewing is not properly focused. Amblyopia develops when you are younger usually between birth and 8-9 years when the visual system is still developing. ...Read more
Acquired ocular imbalance can be seen associated with lesions in the brain or brainstem, but also over superior orbital fissure, within cavernous sinus, or within orbit. In essence, if double vision occurs in adults, this needs careful and thorough evaluation. For example, you would not want to overlook an expanding aneurysm.
Get this addressed, and get reassured. ...Read more