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Can you have strabismus without your vision being affected?

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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Strabismus

Yes. Some people with strabismus have double vision and reduced stereo vision (depth perception).
Many people with strabismus see very well-- they do not have double vision and their eyes work together well. It is simply a matter of degree, since the brain can compensate for small amounts of strabismus. See you local eye doctor if you are having double vision or trouble focusing.

In brief: Strabismus

Yes. Some people with strabismus have double vision and reduced stereo vision (depth perception).
Many people with strabismus see very well-- they do not have double vision and their eyes work together well. It is simply a matter of degree, since the brain can compensate for small amounts of strabismus. See you local eye doctor if you are having double vision or trouble focusing.
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. Richard Rosen
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Longstanding strabismus is usually compensated for by the brain which uses only one eye at a time, suppressing double vision.

In brief: Yes

Longstanding strabismus is usually compensated for by the brain which uses only one eye at a time, suppressing double vision.
Dr. Richard Rosen
Dr. Richard Rosen
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