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Is strabismus surgery painful to have done?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Mildly
Strabismus surgery involves the alteration of the length of eye muscles so the eyes are in alignment.
Mostly done in children under general anesthesia but also can be done in adults frequently under local. The type of anesthesia in all cases takes away any pain. Afterwards the eyes can be a bit sore but pain medication is rarely needed.

In brief: Mildly
Strabismus surgery involves the alteration of the length of eye muscles so the eyes are in alignment.
Mostly done in children under general anesthesia but also can be done in adults frequently under local. The type of anesthesia in all cases takes away any pain. Afterwards the eyes can be a bit sore but pain medication is rarely needed.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
Like all surgery, anesthetic is given, so surgery is not usually painful.
Post surgery, your eyes may ache however for a short period of time.

In brief: No
Like all surgery, anesthetic is given, so surgery is not usually painful.
Post surgery, your eyes may ache however for a short period of time.
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Dr. Benjamin Chun
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