Lazy Eye: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
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What causes lazy eye? 3 possible conditions

Lazy eye occurs when your brain favors one eye, often due to poor vision in the other. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment.  Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Strabismus

Strabismus is a disorder in which the eyes do not line up in the same direction. People with strabismus cannot look at the same object or place with both eyes at the same time. The condition is often referred to a...

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2

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common vision problem caused by an error in the shape of the cornea.

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3

Turner Syndrome (Monosomy X)

Turner syndrome is a genetic condition caused by an abnormality on one of your sex chromosomes. It is also called monosomy X.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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