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How do doctors diagnose strabismus in toddlers?

The diagnosis of strabismus in a toddler is made with a clinical test called the cover test. In this test, the clinician first covers the right eye, then the left eye, while watching for movement in the uncovered eye. This test is highly sensitive.

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