Cross Eye Treatment Treatment & Diagnostics in Kondapur, Hyderabad
Cross Eye Treatment
The surgery that includes the process of fixation of the position of the eye or eyes is referred to as Cross Eye Treatment. It is usually recommended to individuals who have misaligned eyes.
What Is Cross Eye Treatment?
Crossed Eye, also known as Strabismus, is a disorder in which the eyes don’t look in exactly the same direction, i.e., when the eyes are misaligned, treatment may include the usage of glasses, eye patches or eye exercises, medication or surgery.
When Is Cross Eye Treatment Prescribed or Needed?
If you witness any of the following signs and symptoms:
- Blurred or double vision
- Misaligned eyes
- Eyes that do not move together
- Frequent blinking or squinting
Then you may be diagnosed with the crossed eye disorder, and if you want to get a deeper understanding of the disorder, then you should schedule an appointment with a healthcare professional so they can guide you further and suggest to you if you need surgery.
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How is Cross Eye Treatment Performed?
The cross-eye treatment may include the usage of special eyewear, patches or rarely surgery because the Crossed Eye disorder can usually be corrected through early treatments.
The surgery at Apollo Kondapur involves moving or changing the length or position of one or more of the eye muscles in order to fix and adjust the misalignment of the eye or eyes and to help make them appear straight.
How Do You Prepare For Cross Eye Treatment?
If someone opts for a Crossed Eye or Strabismus Surgery, then, there are certain things to keep in mind, which you will of course be provided by your doctor. However, some important points may include:
- Not eating or drinking anything 6 hours prior to the surgery
- You must tell your doctor if you:
- Are allergic to certain medications, for instance, anaesthesia
- Are taking any kind of medications
- You should arrange a family member or friend, who can help you drive home after you have been discharged
- You may be asked to stop taking blood thinner medications like aspirin and Non-inflammatory products (NSAIDs) a week before the surgery to minimize bleeding
What Are The Complications And Risks Of Cross Eye Treatment?
A Cross Eye Treatment surgery is fairly safe. However, some possible complications of Cross Eye Treatment surgery may include:
- Under correction
- Unsatisfactory eye alignment
Other rare complications may include:
- Excessive scarring
- Loss of vision
What Happens After Cross Eye Treatment?
Witnessing bleeding or soreness or redness around the treated area after the surgery is normal and will gradually fade away within approximately two to three weeks.
Sometimes, few patients may experience or may struggle with temporary double vision, which may be because your brain is gradually getting used to the changes in the position of your eyes which should go away in a few weeks.
What Is The Recovery Time For Cross Eye Treatment?
A lot of eye alignment changes take place during the healing time. It takes approximately six weeks for your eyes to heal and to gain their full function.
When Should You Seek For Medical Help After Cross Eye Treatment?
Soreness, redness or bleeding is normal and is expected to fade away with time. However, if, after the surgery, you witness any of the following signs or symptoms:
- Infection, pus or discharge around the eye
- Excessive pain, which is not curable even with prescribed medications
- Unexpected or sudden change in vision
- Sudden bleeding in the eye
then you must notify your doctor so that they can look into the issues further.
Crossed Eye disorder can usually be corrected with early treatments and going through a Cross Eye Treatment or Strabismus treatment may be recommended to help with normal visual development in children and to correct an ongoing problem.
If Strabismus or Crossed Eye is not treated, then the misaligned eye may never see well which may cause lazy eye which may worsen Strabismus.
As we age, our eye muscles do not function as well as they did in the past and the risk of adult strabismus or Crossed Eye may increase with age.