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Do cross-eyed people still see normally?

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Dr. Alan Mindlin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Cross eyed people

There is no set answer. Much depends on if its congenital or acquired.
Then there is the age of presentation abd family history/ there can be a "lazy" eye or malformed eye or cataract or glaucoma. Ou need to be evaluated by an ophthslmologist who is experienced in these areas or one who is a "strabismus" subspecialist.

In brief: Cross eyed people

There is no set answer. Much depends on if its congenital or acquired.
Then there is the age of presentation abd family history/ there can be a "lazy" eye or malformed eye or cataract or glaucoma. Ou need to be evaluated by an ophthslmologist who is experienced in these areas or one who is a "strabismus" subspecialist.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
Dr. Alan Mindlin
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Depends

Some will have poor vision in the deviated eye due to the brain not learning to use that eye (ie amblyopia).
Other patients switch from one eye to the other (alernating fixation) and will have normal vision in both eyes. Patients with uncorrected crossed eyes (strabismus) will have poor depth perception and stereopsis.

In brief: Depends

Some will have poor vision in the deviated eye due to the brain not learning to use that eye (ie amblyopia).
Other patients switch from one eye to the other (alernating fixation) and will have normal vision in both eyes. Patients with uncorrected crossed eyes (strabismus) will have poor depth perception and stereopsis.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Ray Oyakawa
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

They usually lack depth perception and may have decreased vision in one or both eyes.

In brief: No

They usually lack depth perception and may have decreased vision in one or both eyes.
Dr. Ray Oyakawa
Dr. Ray Oyakawa
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