Be Eye Wise and understand that pseudostrabismus is a condition that makes it appear as though the eyes are misaligned when in reality, they are fine. Noticed in children, pseudostrabismus is caused by a wide, flat nose and a fold of skin at the inner eyelid that can make eyes appear crossed.
In essence, pseudostrabismus is an optical illusion, but only a trained doctor can accurately identify pseudostrabismus from true strabismus.
Symptoms of pseudostrabismus can be:
- The appearance of misaligned eyes.
Causes of pseudostrabismus can be:
- A wide, flat nose.
- A fold of skin at the inner eyelid
Treatment of pseudostrabismus:
- Time and child growth.
To learn all you can about pseudostrabismus, Be Eye Wise and schedule an appointment with a Northwest Eye doctor. Because the more you know, the better you see.