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A 32-year-old member asked:

One of my eyes turn outwards (extropia). i want to get strabismus surgery done. how effective would it be?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Very: Good cosmetic results are achieved in most patients who have strabismis surgery.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Alignment =surgery: Persistent alignment issues will often require delicate surgery on the muscles that move the eyeball have your eye dr refer you to someone who has completed the training to do thei special eye surgery. They are often affiliated with children's hospitals (more common in childhood) or medical schools.

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