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Squint
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What happens in Squint?

A squint also known as strabismus is when the eyes point in different directions. It’s mostly seen in young children, but can occur at any age. One of the eyes may turn in, out, up or down while the other eye looks ahead.
How Do I Know If I Have Squint?

Squint Symptoms

If you have squint (strabismus), you may observe:

Crossed Eyes

Double Vision

Uncoordinated Eye Movements

Double Vision (Diplopia)

Loss of Depth Perception

Changing Prescription of Specs

Some Medical Conditions associated with strabismus include:

  • In corrected refractive errors
  • Poor vision in one eye
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain tumors
  • overproduction of thyroid hormone
  • Stroke (the leading cause of strabismus in adults)
  • Head injuries near the area of the brain responsible for control of eye movement, the nerves that control eye movement, and the eye muscles
  • Neurological Problems
  • Diabetes
  • Down syndrome (20-60% of these patients are affected)

How are squints in adults treated?

Squints in adults can be treated by:
  • Eye muscle exercisess
  • Eye muscle surgerys
  • Glasses containing prisms

FAQ

Here are some common questions about Squint.

What happens if squint is left untreated?
It could lead to further problems like persistent blurred or double vision.
Does squint run in families?
Sometimes it is hereditary, not every time. In children, a squint is often caused by the eye attempting to overcome a vision problem, such as: short-sightedness – difficulty seeing things that are far away.
Can squint be corrected without surgery?
Vision Therapy can be of much help. In this, eye exercises, lenses or other therapy activities are used to treat the brain and nervous system which control the eye muscles.
Is the surgery for squints permanent?
In Most of the cases, it is permanent treatment but sometimes, due to variety of reasons Squints can recur, despite of squint surgery.
Is Squint surgery painful?
No, it will not be painful.

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