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SQUINT SURGERY IN DELHI

WHAT IS SQUINT?

Squint or Strabismus is the disorder where the eyes do not line up together in the same direction. It can be corrected as early as when the child is 6 months of age. We have many successful stories of Squint correction in children due to our experienced best squint surgeon in India. We also offer adult squint treatment in Delhi.

TYPES OF SQUINT
Esotropia

The condition when eye turns inwards towards the nose

Exotropia

The condition when eye turns outwards away from the nose

Hypotropia

The condition when eye turns downwards towards the nose

Hypertropia

The condition when eye turns upwards away from the nose

SYMPTOMS OF SQUINT?

Squint (also known as strabismus) is a condition that arises due to incorrect balance of the eye muscles that help in eye movement leading to misaligned eyes. It is usually self diagnosable. Now the cost of squint surgery in Delhi is quite affordable at Spectra Eye. Contact us to start your treatment today.

  • Both eyes don’t look in exactly same direction at the same time. The deviation of one or both eyes may be in any direction -inward, outward, upward or downward
  • Children can have defective vision in one or both eyes.
  • Sometimes double vision is also experienced.
SQUINT TREATMENT OPTION

Squint does not correct on its own. We offer a holistic approach when it comes to squint correction in India. Based on a comprehensive evaluation by our squint specialist in delhi, a treatment plan is created. It is often a stepwise approach involving:-

Orthoptic exercises

Orthoptic exercises can be advised in cases of convergence insufficiency.

Occlusion Therapy

Patching therapy (occlusion therapy) can be done in children under 10yrs of age if the child has amblyopia (lazy eye) leading to squint.

Spectacles

If the squint is due to refractive error, it can be connected by prescribing suitable spectacles. Prisms: Prisms can be advised in patients with paralytic squint to deplete diplopia. It is also given to patients after evaluation if the deviation is very less.

Surgical Procedure

Misaligned eyes can be straightened by surgical intervention (Mainstay of treatment in adults).

Spectra Eye is one of the best hospital for squint surgery in India. Get in touch with us to start your treatment.

Post Treatment Care

Medications-

e/d antibiotic,e/d steroid, e/d lubricant – 1 month

oral antibiotic,oral painkiller X 1 Month

General instructions-

Followup – patient has to come for follow up after surgery

SQUINT Treatment in Delhi

Squint can develop as early as the first six months after child birth. Our best squint doctor in Delhi recommend to start the treatment as early as possible. On your visit, a complete evaluation will be performed to offer the most accessible treatment plan. To know more about Squint treatment in Delhi, speak to our expert today.

Squint Specialist in Delhi

Dr. Suraj Munjal

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FAQ

  • REFRACTIVE ERROR : DECREASED VISION IN THE EYE CAN LEAD TO SQUINT, SOME CHILDREN DEVELOP ESOTROPIA (INWARDS TURNING OF AN EYE) BECAUSE OF HYPERMETROPIA (FARSIGHTED)
  • SOME CHILDREN CAN BE BORN WITH SQUINT
  • TRAUMA, DEFECTIVE NERVES OR MUSCLES OF THE EYE
  • OTHER CAUSES ARE RETINOBLASTOMA (TUMOR) CAN CAUSE SQUINT
  • DECREASED VISION DUE TO CATARACT (DENSE) IN CHILDREN & ADULTS CAN ALSO CAUSE SQUINT
SQUINT CAN BE TREATED AT ANY TIME BUT IN CHILDREN IT SHOULD BE TREATED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE,SO THAT VISION IS NOT PERMANENTLY REDUCED.

IF A SQUINT S NOTICED IN A CHILD OR AN ADULT, IT IS NESCASSARY TO GET YOUR EYES COMPLETELY EVALUATED BY AN OPTHAMLOGIST AND SHOULD BE DONE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE IN CHILDREN BECAUSE IF THE SQUINT IS LEFT FOR A LONGER PEROID OF TIME IT MAY LEAVE TO LAZY EYE(AMBYLOPIA), HENCE LEADING TO REDUCTION IN VISION.

  • AMBLYOPIA :LAZY EYES IS REVERSEBILE / TREATABLE TILL THE AGE OF 8 YRS BY PATCHING THERAPY. YOUR DOCTOR WILL ASK YOU TO PATCH THE GOOD EYE OF YOUR CHILD EVERYDAY FOR FEW HOURS , FORCING THE BRAIN TO USE THE EYE WITH LESS VISION & HENCE, STRENGTHENING IT IN PROCESS
  • IF THE CHILD HAS CATARCT SURGERY IS NEEDED TO REMOVE IT.
  • IN CASE OF REFRACTIVE ERROR GLASSES ARE PRESCRIBED AND IMPROVEMENT IN SQUINT IS EVALUATED AFTER FEW WEEKS, MOST CASES CAN BE CORRECTED BY IT AND HENCE SURGERY IS NOT REQUIRED
  • IF NO OTHER CAUSE IS SEEN OR IF THE SQUINT IS NOT CORRECTED BY OTHER ABOVE METHOD THE SURGERY IS DONE ON EYE MUSCLES TO ALIGN / STRAIGHTEN THE EYES
  • PATIENTS CAN HAVE DISCOMFIRT WATERING PAIN AFTER SURGERY BUT IT GENERALLY SETTLES DOWN IN FEW DAYS.
  • DEPENDING ON THE DEGREE OF THE SQUINT, NUMBER OF MUSCLES TO BE OPERATED BY YOUR SURGEON.
IT IS VERY SAFE SURGERY & IN MOST CASES SQUINT IS COMPLETLY CORRECTED IN ONE SITTING / SURGERY BUT YOUR SURGEON WILL INFORM YOU REGARDING THE REQUIRMENT OF THE 2ND SURGERY.
  • IN CHILDREN TREATMENT SHOULD BE DONE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO PREVENT PERMANENT visual DAMAGE
  • IF REFRACTIVE ERROR IS PRESENT, PReSCRIPTION GLASSES ARE ADVISED.
  • PATCHING THERAPY FOR AMBLyoPIA, VISUAL RECOVERY IS GOOD IN CHILDREN LESS THAN 8 YRS OF AGE.
  • EYE (ORTHOPIC) EXERCISES MAY BE ADVISED BY YOUR DOCTOR
  • SQUINT CORRECTION SURGERY IS A VERY SAFE &SUCCESSFUL SURGERY FOR BOTH CHILDREN AND ADULT.
SURGERY AS SUCH IS NOT PAINFUL BECAUSE IT IS DONE UNDER LOCAL ANESTHESIA IN (ADULTS) & GENERAL ANAESTHESIA in(CHILDREN) BUT AFTER surgery PATIENTS MAY EXPERIENCE SOME PAIN, DISCOMFORT WATERING FROM THE EYE FOR FEW DAYS.
  • IT TAKES AROUND 1 WEEK TO FEEL COMFORTABLE / RECOVER AFTER SQUINT SURGERY
  • HEAVY / STRENOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SHOULD BE AVOIDED FOR 2 WEEKS
  • SWIMMING SHOULD BE AVOIDED FOR 1 MONTH
AFTER SURGERY YOU SHOULD USE YOUR MEDICINE AS PRESCRIBED BY YOUR DOCTOR AND ALSO GO FOR YOUR FOLLOW UP VISITS TO THE HOSPITAL AS TOLD.
IN SOME CASES, SQUINT MIGHT COME BACK AFTER YEARS BUT IT IS NOT A GENERAL RULE& DOEST NOT HAPPENT IN EVERY CASES
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Thank You for restoring my vision. I had been misdiagnosed earlier. Thankful to the team at Spectra Eye for their help and support. – Abdul Khan, Afghanistan