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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. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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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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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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 their any quick treatment for squint eye problem ir any exercise?

Is their any quick treatment for squint eye problem ir any exercise?

Squint: Usually done to see better, some squint to prevent double vision. If this is for vision not double vision then a glass prescription or contacts can help. ...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

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My son has apparent squint n in his recent checkup doc daid his right eye has 15 degree problem whats that n wats the treatment other than glasses?

My son has apparent squint n in his recent checkup doc daid his right eye has 15 degree problem whats that n wats the treatment other than glasses?

Squint = strabismus,: misalignment of the eyes that can be caused by disruption of any site along the neuromuscular pathway of the eyes & some other causes. If not treated early enough, the brain turns off the image from the weaker eye (amblyopia). See a pediatric ophthalmologist, an MD, not an optometrist. Treatment is based on the type of strabismus & is aimed at correcting or preserving as much vision as possible. ...Read more

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Name the various tests for strabismus (cross eye).?

Name the various tests for strabismus (cross eye).?

Sensorimotor exam: The sensorimotor exam checks the extra ocular movements and measures deviation of the eyes with special lenses called prisms. Checks depth perception or tridimentional vision (titmus or randot test). ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatments for strabismus(cross eye)?

Help doctors! what're the treatments for strabismus(cross eye)?

Depends on the type.: There are many causes for strabismus and management is different for children and for adults. Treatments include observation, patching, glasses, medication, and surgery, depending on the cause, severity, and type of strabismus. Eye patching in children should only be done under the guidance of your eye doctor, as patching can cause amblyopia (lazy eye). ...Read more

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Home remedy for strabismus?

Home remedy for strabismus?

No such thing: The root cause for the strabismus must be identified. Is it muscular? Nervous? Malignancy? There is no blanket home remedy for this. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment if strabismus?

Depends: Some cases of strabismis can be managed with glasses while others require surgery. Your ophthalmologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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What are my options for treatment if I have strabismus?

What are my options for treatment if I have strabismus?

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 or medical schools. ...Read more

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What is treatment for strabismus in infant?

What is treatment for strabismus in infant?

Diagnosis: Strabismus can be caused by refractive needs, muscle paralysis, pathology, or an intrinsic defect in the muscular coordination system of the brain between the two eyes. A diagnosis of which type must be made, and then the treatments vary: eyeglasses, patching, surgery . If it is pathologic such as a tumor or cataract, this must be addressed first. ...Read more

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I am 28 year old with divergent right eye squint eye , what are remedies or is it uncurable?

I am 28 year old with divergent right eye squint eye , what are remedies or is it uncurable?

? long term: The misdirection of the eye can also lead to vision loss as the brain decides to quit dealing with double vision. Re-alignment can be accomplished by a trained eye surgeon adjusting the eye muscles. This may be a satisfactory but purely cosmetic fix, as long term vision loss may not improve. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Strabismus (Definition)

Strabismus refers to misalignment of the eyes. It is typically but not exclusively found in children, with up to 4% incidence in some series. There are a number of surgical and non-surgical treatments for strabismus, based ...Read more