Squint, also known as strabismus, is a condition characterized by misalignment of the eyes, causing them to point in different directions. It occurs when the eye muscles do not work together properly, resulting in one eye looking straight while the other turns inward, outward, upward, or downward.Regular eye examinations, especially in children, help in early detection and management of squint, enabling appropriate intervention to correct the misalignment and improve vision and eye alignment.


If you have Squint, you may observe


Poor Depth Perception


Eye Strain or Fatigue


Head Tilting or Turning


Vision Problems

Vision screenings using adequate testing equipment.

Early diagnosis and treatment of squint are crucial to prevent vision problems and promote proper eye coordination. Treatment options may include eyeglasses, eye patching, vision therapy exercises, or in some cases, surgery to adjust the eye muscles and realign the eyes.

Treatments for Squint

Glasses these can help if a squint is caused by a problem with your child's eyesight, such as long-sightedness.

Eye exercises exercises for the muscles that control eye movement may sometimes help the eyes work together better.

Surgery this involves moving the muscles that control eye movement so the eyes line up correctly. It may be recommended if glasses are not fully effective on their own. Read more about squint surgery.

Injections into the eye musclesthese weaken the eye muscles, which can help the eyes line up better. But the effect usually lasts less than 3 months.

FAQ-Squint Surgery at Sarvdrishti Hospital

Yes, squint can be treated in adults.

Early intervention is crucial in treating squint in children.

In many cases, squint can be successfully treated and the alignment of the eyes can be improved.

Yes, squint can lead to vision problems if not treated promptly.