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Strabismus

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General Info about Strabismus

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 intermittent.

Strabismus
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.

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I'll appreciate professional advice from any doctor who can brief me [I am a cardiologist practicing in Tbilisi, Georgia] on electrocardiographic changes in patients with strabismus. Thanks in advance, Tamaz Areshidze, M.D.
Tamazi Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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