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Remedies For 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
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
My baby is 11 mnths old from last 3-4 mnts she has devlop prominent convergent squint in left eye .?
Esotropia: Need to see an ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
What problems: Are you having? Treatment is based on symptoms. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
? 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