Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cross Eyed Underlying Cause

The most common cause of strabismus in children is hereditary: the condition is present at birth.

Additional causes of strabismus in children include:

Causes of strabismus in adults include:

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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