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Ask Dr. Klute | My child’s eye turns inward when they are tired, is surgery needed?

My child’s eye turns inward when they are tired, is surgery needed?

Your child will most likely not need any surgery as long as the eye turn does not become constant, which can be prevented. Most times the reason a young child’s eye turns inward is because they are farsighted or hypermetropic.

Farsightedness is seeing better at distance and worse at near. Any uncorrected farsightedness, if high enough, can force the eye inward. This can cause the visual system to under develop and cause headaches, double vision, and poor reading ability.

Thankfully, eye glasses correcting the farsightedness significantly improve vision and help the eye stay straight and aligned with the other eye. At Good Life Eyecare, we treat children of all ages for eye turns, lazy eye, and many other eye disease and vision problems. Schedule your child online at

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