Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Shargal | 2010/01/30

Q.

5weeks and has squint eyes

Hi Doc

My son is 5weeks and his eyes cross/squint sometimes a day.is it still normal or should i start crying for help?at what age do eyesight mature?



Thanking you in advance

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is normal at this stage of your baby's life. Babies usualy start to look at their mother's face and start looking around at objects at about 6 weeks.

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Posted by: Tammy | 2010/02/01

my daughter was VERY squint at birth and for a few weeks after.

She is now 18 months old and is perfect - no sign of the squint now

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