Eyes Do Not Track Together

Reviewed on 1/23/2023

Eyes that do not track together can be a sign of so-called lazy eye. This can occur due to inborn disorders of the nerves or muscles that supply the eyes. Trauma or injury to the brain including stroke can also cause the sudden appearance of eyes that do not track together. Seek immediate medical care for the sudden onset of eyes not tracking together. Discuss any troublesome symptoms with a health care practitioner.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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