What is Squint? How should it be treated?
Squint is deviation of eyeball from its normal position. It can present in childhood or any other age due to different reasons. If a child is suffering from squint, IT MUST BE TREATED IN CHILDHOOD to avoid loss of vision in squinting eye due to amblyopia or Lazy Eye. Once amblyopia develops it is very difficult to treat after 10 years of age. Hence patient must be seen by an eye specialist in childhood only. Squint can be treated by