Vision Loss After A Stroke?
Dear Doctor on the Spot
Hello Mangunfik29, Thank you for your question.
Does your wife experience blurred vision in those eyes? Crossed eyes, in medical terms is known as strabismus, is a condition when the position of the eyeballs are not parallel to one another. This condition is caused by a disruption in the muscles that move the eyeball so that the position of the eye is different; for example one eye looks forward and the other eye towards the side or center. Because of this condition, both eyes cannot focus on the same object. Crossed eyes can occur in children and adults. Some of the causes of squinting in adults are eye injury, head injury, stroke, diabetes, Guilain Barre's syndrome, botulism, and Grave's disease.
In addition to squinting eyes, strokes can also cause other visual disturbances such as blurred vision, double vision, and loss of vision.
In this condition, you should encourage your wife to consult with an eye specialist. Your doctor needs to do a thorough examination of your eyes to determine the cause and severity of the condition. After examining your wife, the doctor will determine the next treatment. In the squint after a stroke, the doctor may recommend treatment in the form of eye ball exercises, eye patches to prevent double vision, or the use of prism glasses. Please discuss more with your ophthalmologist.
Hopefully this information is useful.