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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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Cross Eyed (Definition)

Cross eyed is where the eyes do not both look straight ahead, but are misaligned so one or both point slightly inward. This can cause a person to have double-vision, since the two images from ...Read more


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Is there any way to correct a droopy eyelid and a lazy eye?

Is there any way to correct a droopy eyelid and a lazy eye?

Eyelid- yes: The droopy eyelid is called ptosis. It is usually caused by a muscle or nerve problem that is amenable to surgery. The lazy eye (amblyopia )treatment depends on the age of the patient. If the patient is under 12 years old then patching may help improve the vision. Over age 12 the nervous system is developmentally stable and patching will not help improve the vision. ...Read more

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I have a droopy /lazy eye to begin with and after this time of Botox I feel like my eyebrows a being pushed down and covering most of my eyelids. Can ?

I have a droopy /lazy eye to begin with and after this time of Botox I feel like my eyebrows a being pushed down and covering most of my eyelids. Can ?

More info needed: You need to go back to the doctor who injected the Botox and have the physician see what is going on! Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a "lazy eye" and a droopy eyelid (ptosis) at the same time on the same eye?

Is it possible to have a  "lazy eye" and a droopy eyelid (ptosis) at the same time on the same eye?

You bet!: In fact, the ptosis often causes the lazy eye- less input into the eye, so the eye gets ignored by the brain and relies on the other eye (amblyopia). ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have a "lazy eye" and a droopy eyelid (ptosis) at the same time, on the same eye?

Is it possible that I have a "lazy eye" and a droopy eyelid (ptosis) at the same time, on the same eye?

Yes: Yes, but if it is new onset one should be concerned that it is a cranial nerve 3 palsy which could be fatal ( aneurysm). Immediate evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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Can carbamazapine make you cross eyed and make your eyes look more droopy (as in tired eyes) ?

Can carbamazapine make you cross eyed and make your eyes look more droopy (as in tired eyes) ?

Yes. : It's not a specific side effect of the drug but rather the sedative effect.. It makes you more sleepy. This can reduce your brains ability to to keep your eyes aligned. This is called a breakdown in ocular phoria, alignment. When you are more "sleepy" eyelids can droop. Less common causes include thyroid disease and autoimmune disease such as my esthetic gravies. Tell your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Can eye drops treat droopy eyelids that could've been caused by fatigue or possibly something else? I'm just 20y/o. What can fix this without surgery?

Can eye drops treat droopy eyelids that could've been caused by fatigue or possibly something else? I'm just 20y/o. What can fix this without surgery?

Possible: If the droopy eye lids are caused by alergies, or fatigue/dry eye moist compresses and lubricating drops will help if there is puffiness and itching go to cold compresses moisturizers can also reduce the puffiness. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus is a medical condition due to weakness or paralysis of one or more muscles that control eye movement. As a result, the eyes are not aligned with each other and ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lazy Eye (Definition)

A "lazy eye" is a generic term that is often used to describe when one eye (1) does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly ...Read more