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What causes a child to have crossed eyes?

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In brief: What age?

If it is a newborn it may be normal, after a couple of months if it is still present it may be a problem with the muscles that coordinate eye movement, and if it is not treated it may cause amblyopia, it is very worrisome if it happens all of a sudden in previously normal eyes.

In brief: What age?

If it is a newborn it may be normal, after a couple of months if it is still present it may be a problem with the muscles that coordinate eye movement, and if it is not treated it may cause amblyopia, it is very worrisome if it happens all of a sudden in previously normal eyes.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
Causes can be developmental or as a result of something else affecting the eye or eyes. Either way, have it evaluated by your doctor - the earlier we treat eye issues the better.
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