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Crossing her eyes for 'fun'

My DD has this new thing where she makes faces by crossing her eyes. Both eyes inward saying she is looking ta her nose or being crazy eyes. Anyway. I know she is playing and it is forced not a vision issue but can doing this a lot cause problems?


Asked by But_Mommie at 2:16 PM on Mar. 15, 2011 in Kids' Health

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Answers (8)
  • I would think she would be just fine as long as it isn't all the time talk to your eye doctor be be completely certain though


    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:42 AM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • she fine.. all kids do it.. u dont remember doing it as a child?

    Answer by chrstny88 at 2:19 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Can't hurt.. I practiced until I could make it look like I wasz following a ball lol

    Answer by PeaceDreamer at 2:22 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • It's actually a good way for her to strengthen those muscles.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:12 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • According to my uncle, an eye doctor. Crossing the eyes CAN cause damage. Talk to an eye doctor. When my son would do that my uncle would explain why it's NOT good to do so. I don't remember what he said can happen because that was a long time ago. I will have to ask him when I go in for my checkup.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:14 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • Just ignore the actions and dont over react. From my experience, the more attention they recieve seems to encourage the action.

    Answer by Aries46845 at 12:14 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I was the prankster in my family and crossed my eyes a lot, no problems with my eyes!

    Answer by prissysayshi at 7:28 PM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • lol. My left eye did it naturally so I was always told not to make them.

    Comment by But_Mommie (original poster) at 2:20 PM on Mar. 15, 2011