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How long does it take to get strabismus surgery for my eye?

How long does it take to get strabismus surgery for my eye?

Which type?: Eye muscle surgery for strabismus may take 15 minutes to several hours, depending on the size and type of muscle/ eye deviation. ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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How long would it take for strabismus surgery for my eye?

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

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. ...Read more

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After strabismus surgery how long does it take for the eye to settle in new position?

After strabismus surgery how long does it take for the eye to settle in new position?

Quickly: Immediately after surgery, the eye should be in a good position. This shouldn't change much, but can slightly with healing over 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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How long will it take for eyes to be straight after strabismus surgery?

How long will it take for eyes to be straight after strabismus surgery?

Depends...: Ask your eye surgeon. It depends on how deviated the eyes were before. If he or she used adjustable sutures, it may be necessary to touch up your surgical correction. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for my eye to heal from strabismus surgery?

How long is it supposed to it take for my eye to heal from strabismus surgery?

Up to a month: It depends on what you mean with healing. Closure of the incision takes a week or so. The final position of the eye may take a month. The redness gradually fades over three or so weeks. Re-operations may take longer. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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How long does it last to dissapear my eye's congictivitis completely after strabismus surgery?

How long does it last to dissapear my eye's congictivitis completely after strabismus surgery?

Several weeks: The conjunctival lining of the eye reacts very strongly to the manipulation and incisions in strabismus surgery. But healing generally is steady and certain. Over a period of 2-4 weeks, the eye lining will normalize and the eye will look fine. ...Read more

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How does an eye doctor know how much muscle to take in during strabismus surgery?

Deviation measured : The amount of muscle that must be recessed or resected is correlated to the strabismic deviation as measured in prism doipters. ...Read more

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After getting strabismus surgery, will an eye still turn?

After getting strabismus surgery, will an eye still turn?

Eye will still move : If you mean, will the eye still be able to move to follow objects-yes. Your ophthamologist can give you answers specific to your case. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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A "lazy eye" is a generic term that is often used to describe when one eye (1) does not see as well as another eye or (2) does not align properly ...Read more