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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Convergent Squint

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Okay to have convergent squint?

Okay to have convergent squint?

Sometimes-usually no: In this condition the eyes turn inwards. In childhood it should be evaluated, pathology eliminated or treated, and measures such as patching to bring the vision up for both eyes are used. Eye straightening surgery is commonly required. If this happens in an adult, it is usually due to muscle paralysis and double vision can result. See your ophthalmologist to evaluate. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Convergent Squint (Definition)

Convergent squint is a symptom in which a person (usually a child) is farsighted and needs to try extra hard to focus when looking at near objects. Because he tries hard to focus, his eye muscles pull the eyeballs inwards, giving ...Read more


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What can I do about a convergent squint?

What can I do about a convergent squint?

Exam, possibly surg: Misaligned eyes, also called strabismus, causes symptoms of appearance problems, and sometimes double vision. First step is an eye exam to determine the cause and duration of the problem. Has it been this way since childhood? There are generally successful eye muscle operations to correct strabismus if the appearance is bothersome to the patient, and other neurologic causes have been ruled out. ...Read more

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Whats the treatment for squint in left eye.

Whats the treatment for squint in left eye.

Strabismus surgery: Rarely glasses will fix the problem at your age, but outpatient surgery will correct it. I would suggest an experienced strabismus (eye muscle surgery) specialist. ...Read more

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I am 28 year old with minor squint eyes , is there remedy for squint eye or any kind of excercise?

I am 28 year old with minor squint eyes , is there remedy for squint eye or any kind of excercise?

Depends: Are you seeing double? Do you have to occlude one eye? If this is something that started in childhood, then one eye is suppressed and doubling will not occur. If it is of recent onset, then you should see an ophthalmologist to see what has changed - particularly if there is redness, pain or swelling or the vision has changed. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for latent squint and fourth nerve palsy?

Is there any treatment for latent squint and fourth nerve palsy?

Rare: Rare cases of migraine can cause double vision due to ophthalmoplegia. A virus can attack cranial nerves but usually facial (bells). There is a benign familial 4th nerve defect but not intermittent. Other causes can be serious and need a detailed MRI exam. ...Read more

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My age 27 have slightly squint eye problem , is there any complete remedy for this problem?

My age 27 have slightly squint eye problem , is there any complete remedy for this problem?

Squint: Depends on how you are using the word squint. If you are using squint to describe an eye that crosses in or out, glasses or eye muscle surgery may help. If you mean that you are squinting to bring objects into sharper focus with either eye, this could be corrected with glasses. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus is a medical condition due to weakness or paralysis of one or more muscles that control eye movement. As a result, the eyes are not aligned with each other and ...Read more