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Should I Be Concerned If My Child Is Cross-Eyed?

Should I be concerned if my child has crossed eyes? The answer is a resounding yes. When to be concerned is another question. During the first few months of life many infants appear cross-eyed at times. This normally resolves once they reach about 4 months. If your child still is having issues with a turned eye after that, it is definitely time to be concerned. We will explain why.

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Signs Your Child Needs To See A Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Young children have vision screenings performed by pediatricians, primary care doctors, and later on by an optometrist. Everything may appear to be normal, but children cannot always tell you what is going on with their vision. Do they realize they have blurred vision or if one eye sees better than the other? They assume their vision is normal, however, in some cases, there may be a medical problem with their eyes or their vision. Parents need to look for signs your child needs to see a pediatric ophthalmologist. We will point you to some specific signs.

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