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Crossed Eyes

Information about Crossed Eyes

We Have to Know about the Crossed Eyes

  • A condition where one eye is not aligned properly while the other eye is focusing and is caused by a lack of coordination between the two eyes

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Double vision is present?

Causes of Crossed Eyes

  • In children, the cause is not known in many instances
  • Sometimes it congenital
  • Premature delivery, birth injuries in children
  • In adults, diabetes, stroke, retinal diseases, and tumors

Do’s and Don’ts of Crossed Eyes

  • Exercises of the eye to increase the accuracy

Signs & Symptoms of Crossed Eyes

  • Eyes appear crossed
  • Eyes do not align in the same direction
  • Eyes do not move together
  • Double vision

Medical advice for Crossed Eyes

  • Double vision
  • Difficulty seeing
  • Crossed eye appearance

Risk factors of Crossed Eyes

  • Prematurity
  • Low birth weight
  • Smoking throughout the pregnancy
  • Inheritance

Treatment for Crossed Eyes

  • Glasses may be prescribed
  • Eye muscle exercises
  • With early diagnosis, can be corrected surgically

Self-care for Crossed Eyes

  • Exercises

Investigations for Crossed Eyes

  • Standard eye examination
  • Retinal examination
  • Visual acuity
  • Neurological examination
Causes of Crossed Eyes
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