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cross eyes

My 6 and half month old son has cross eyes. He just went to the opthalmologist who wants him back in another 6 weeks to monitor the condition. He says it's correctable, with surgery, or glasses depending on the severity. At what point does it require either/or method. My wife thinks he'll grow out of it. It doesn't seem that bad to me, I only notice it usually when I'm giving him a bottle and he focuses in on the bottle. One eye seems to point inward more than should be normal.
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You son needs to be closely watched by an ophthalmologist. Crossing even a little can cause one eye not to develop properly with resultant poor vision (amblyopia). Waiting to outgrow it is a recipe for grief.   Whay you have been told is the case. Some time glasses, surgery, patching or observation are indicated. They are not all equivalent therapy.



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