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A 40-year-old member asked:

How long would it take for strabismus surgery for my eye?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Outpatient surgery: Usually the procedure is under general anesthesia as outpatient. The actual procedure can take anywhere from 30 min to several hours depending upon the complexity of the problem.
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Dr. Soheila Rostami
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Actually most cases at outpatient surgery centers and as an outpatient cases are under monitor sedation not general anesthesia! they are short cases most of the time but they could be one to one and half hour.
Jul 28, 2012
Dr. Soheila Rostami
Specializes in Ophthalmology
But Dr. AB is correct that starbismus surgery is usually done under general anesthesia and they are only 30 minutes!
Jul 28, 2012

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