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Strabismus surgery

Strabismus surgery

Strabismus surgery: Strabismus surgery is performed to achieve correct eye alignment; an abnormally strong eye muscle is detached from the eye and reattached farther back on the eye to weaken its strength; for a muscle that is too weak, the opposing muscle may be recessed to balance the forces on eye movement.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Strabismus surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Strabismus surgery:

Non-Surgical Options: Strabismus surgery

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Strabismus surgery:

Anesthetic Requirements for Strabismus surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Strabismus surgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Strabismus surgery

Possible surgical complications of Strabismus surgery may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Strabismus surgery

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis for correcting the appearance of the eyes is good, but binocular vision (both eyes working together) may not be improved. The surgery may need to be repeated several times.

Strabismus surgery: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Strabismus surgery: Four to six weeks.

Strabismus surgery: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Strabismus surgery) include:

  • Eye muscle surgery

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