(Tropia; Crossed Eyes)
|Appearance of Strabismus|
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- Constant strabismus—the eye turns all the time
- Intermittent strabismus—the eye turns only some of the time, like in times of stress, illness, concentration, or when tired
- Problems, imbalances, or injuries of the muscles that move the eyes
- Nervous system disorders that affect vision, such as:
- Double vision
- Crossed eyes
- Eyes that do not align properly
- Uncoordinated eye movements
- Favoring a certain head position
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health http://www.nei.nih.gov
Optometrist's Network http://www.strabismus.org
Canadian Association of Optometrists http://www.opto.ca
Canadian Health Network http://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca
Strabismus. American Academy of Ophthalmology EyeSmart website. Available at: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/strabismus.cfm. Accessed December 28, 2012.
Strabismus. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus website. Available at: http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/100. Accessed December 28, 2012.
Strabismus. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated November 21, 2012. Accessed December 28, 2012.
Strabismus. Nemours KidsHealth website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/eyes/strabismus.html. Accessed December 28, 2012.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2012 -
- Update Date: 11/26/2012 -
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