Squint is a misalignment of the two eyes so that both the
eyes are not looking in the same direction. This misalignment
may be constant, being present throughout the day or may be
Strabismus is the medical term for the eye condition commonly called as squint, crossed eyes or deviating eyes. It occurs due to the improper alignment of the muscles that maintain the eyeballs in position. It occurs in 5% of children. It is more common among children born prematurely and children with cerebral palsy.