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    Squint in Children (Strabismus) Conditions

    Squint in Children (Strabismus), Sometimes surgery is needed to correct the appearance of a squint. What is a squint (strabismus)? A squint is a condition wher...

    Strabismus (Squint) Professional

    Strabismus (Squint), Strabismus (squint) Strabismus, or squint, is any misalignment of the eyes. As a result the retinal image is not in corresponding areas of both eye...

    Paediatric Examination Professional

    Sixth cranial nerve deficit (convergent squint) with raised intracranial pressure. Toddlers Important aspects of the examination: Toddlers are infants who are wal...

    Amblyopia Conditions

    The three most common causes are: Squint (strabismus) A squint is a condition where the eyes do not look together in the same direction. , amblyopia lazy eye squint

    Albinism Conditions

    The most common ones include nystagmus (regular horizontal back and forth movement of the eyes), squint (muscle imbalance of the eyes), sensitivity to bright light and glare and problems with...

    Eye Problems Conditions

    Whilst one eye looks forwards to focus on an object, the other eye turns either inwards, outwards, upwards or downwards. Most squints occur in young children. See separate leaflet called ...

    Long Sight (Hypermetropia) Conditions

    Lazy eye (amblyopia) or squint (strabismus) can therefore also occur in long sight. Long-sighted people may have difficulty with depth perception (3-dimensional vision), as this needs two ...

    Measles Conditions

    Typical symptoms include fast or difficult breathing, chest pains and generally becoming more ill. Squint is more common in children who have had measles . The virus may affect the nerve ...

    Thyroid Eye Disease Conditions

    Permanent squint or double vision (diplopia). Damage to the nerve of the eye, resulting in poor vision or colour appreciation.

    The Eyes and Vision Conditions

    Some disorders of the eyes and vision Amblyopia Blepharitis Cataracts Chalazion Conjunctivitis - allergic Conjunctivitis - infective Corneal Injury Dry eyes ...

    Anaesthesia - Feeling Sick Conditions

    Surgery to correct a squint of the eye. Very long operations. Your anaesthetist will be able to tell you if your operation is likely to cause post-operative nausea and vomiting.

    Cataracts Conditions

    Increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma). Squint (strabismus). Posterior capsule cloudiness (opacification): the back part of the lens capsule, which is left in place, can become cloudy...

    Retinoblastoma Conditions

    Some children develop a squint. Some children are diagnosed as young babies because they do not appear to be developing normal vision.

    Down's Syndrome Conditions

    These can include: Vision problems including short-sightedness, long-sightedness and abnormal alignment of the eyes (squint). Ear infections and hearing problems. It is important tha...

    Visual Problems Conditions

    Here it can scar the retina and cause decreased vision, squint, seeing floaters or 'bubbles', retinal detachment, optic neuritis and scarring. Chorioretinitis in adults can have a ...

    Whipple's Disease Professional

    Central nervous system (CNS) involvement in 10% - headache, confusion, dementia, ophthalmoplegia, myoclonus, oculomasticatory movements (convergent eye movements with simultaneous chewing mov...

    Laurence-Moon Syndrome Professional

    Retinitis pigmentosa , nystagmus , choroidal atrophy , cataract and squint . Micropenis with hypoplastic scrotum. Type 2 diabetes mellitus . General learning disability .

    Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Professional

    Dysarthria, dysphagia and visual symptoms develop as the disease progresses. Convergent eye movements are often impaired, and convergence insufficiency may produce episodic diplopia at nea...

    Acoustic Neuromas Professional

    The risks of surgery include: [ 14 ] Mortality (risk about 1%) CSF leak and meningitis Cerebellar injury Stroke Epilepsy Facial paralysis (either partial or complete) Hearing ...

    Vision Testing and Screening in Young Children Professional

    If a persistent squint is detected the baby should be referred. Intermittent squints need assessment of frequency and nature and a further review, asking the parents to note when the...