My son has had a problem with his eyes for nearly 10 months they keep going crossed, he's had several appointments at the hospital and they say nothiing is wrong and they will get better eventually but they are getting worse and I'm gettiing worried. What should I do?


Allanette - posted on 10/24/2011




go to an Orthoptist who will perform some visual tests,if something is wrong an appointment with an Ophthalmologist will be next.if your baby's vision is fine,then there is nothing to worry.If you have baby mobile, try changing positions in the crib so baby will exercise his eye muscles.try to let him follow your hand or some moving toys.I worked in an Ophthalmology clinic of a hospital and these are what we usually do.They might put eyedrops to dilate baby's eye w/c will help Ophthalmolgists & Optometrists check his eyes as well. goodluck and don't delay ok?!

Sharlene - posted on 10/24/2011




Hi , My son has always had crossed eyes his also got autstim , you should take him to see a predtric eye optometrist there probably the best to find out if there is a seriouse problem .Cheers darls

Iridescent - posted on 10/23/2011




I'd see a Pediatric Ophthomologist at this point. It might need treatment, especially since it's getting worse. If you're not comfortable with the answers you've been given, trust your gut and get another opinion.

Amy - posted on 10/23/2011




Is your baby 10 months or did this problem start 10 months ago? Have you spoken to his pediatrician rather then a doctor at a hospital? If you're still concerned schedule an appointment with an opltimoligist, they only deal with eyes and will ease your fears or develop a treatment plan if that's what's needed.


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Nicole - posted on 10/23/2011




My son turns 2 in a week and a half, he has got a droopy eyelid nd has had it since birth so went to the options and the doctors and they refered us to the hospital and they said it was ok and would grow out but then 10 months ago his eyes started crossing so we went back and they said it was normal for some children and it's just the eyes setting themself straight and they would get better but they're getting worse and I've noticed he does it more often and blinks alot when he does it, I'm gettin worried as know one seems to want to help me

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