A 35-year-old member asked:
What to do if i have strabismus in my left eye. it always turns inward when i focus. how can i correct this without surgery?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mrunalini Parvatanenianswered
29 years experience
Sometimes glasses: Glasses (sometimes with prism is an option). This is not a great option if the turning is large
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Holly Maesanswered
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Eye exercises: There are exercises that can be done to try and change the muscles of the affected eye. Talk to your ophthalmologist (not an optometrist) about what exercises could be done and whether they would help in your particular instance
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 45-year-old member asked:
I've got strabismus in my left eye. It always turns inward when i focus. How can I correct this without surgery?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Tim Conradanswered
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Glasses: This sounds like accommodative esotropia. Glasses or contact lenses are usually used to control this.
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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