A 39-year-old member asked:
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how risky is strabismus (wandering) eye surgery?

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: Every eye surgery has risks including bleeding, infection, need for more surgery, etc. Luckily these risks are rare. You need to have a frank discussion with the ophthalmologist recommending strabismus surgery for you.
Answered on Nov 20, 2012

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