Strabismus or "Crossed Eyes"

Strabismus, also known as crossed eyes or walleyes, refers to eyes that are out of alignment.  This means they don't work together to look at an object.  One may look too far left, right, up, or down.  This can occur all the time or when the person is stressed out. 
In children there's no clear cause.  Sometimes it can be caused by an issue with the nerves that control the eye muscles, or a tumor, or an eye disorder.
If detected early, temporarily patching the normal eye may resolve the problem. If that fails, you may need corrective surgery.

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