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Story#26: Growing Up Different

Age 3

“Mom, why does that kid have a patch on his eye?”  It was a question Alan heard dozens of times, but it was parent’s answer that always bothered him. 1,190 more words

The Devil's Eye

These three advertisements appeared in the back pages of the Swaziland Observer this week.

Mama Meli & Koffi Specialist offers an array of powders to help you achieve your wishes. 840 more words

Swaziland

Strabismus- The Disorder that is both Obvious and Hidden

Whenever I hear or read the words strabismus or infantile esotropia, my heart stops and a pervasive feeling of numbness runs through my entire body.  Immediately I know I am different in a way that is not good. 762 more words

Acceptance

By Way of Introduction

I’m a 29 years old with amblyopia and strabismus in the right eye. Specifically exotropia.

I did a little patching when I was younger but didn’t really comply. 134 more words

Diplopia

Causes:
Ocular nerve palsy, CVA, tumour, aneurysm, DM, arteritis, trauma, migrain, MS
Muscle – orbital floor fracture, Myasthenia gravis, Grave’s disease

S&S:
test each eye – uniocular vs binocular. 13 more words

Neurology

Strabismus

Causes:
ocular – retinoblastoma, cataract, glaucoma
Muscular weakness, neurological.

S&S
Constant,  Alternating – could focus with either eye – refer
Transient (short period), latent (when fatigued) 13 more words

Strabismus