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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

    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 .

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    Amblyopia Professional

    If there is sensory deprivation, or if the brain receives a degraded image from abnormal ocular alignment (squint), during this period then this developmental process is slowed or halted, res...

    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 ...

    Diplopia and III, IV and VI Cranial Nerve Lesions Professional

    See separate article Strabismus , dealing with eye movements and squint. Causes by anatomical site Cornea and lens problems : problems affecting the cornea or lens, leading to prod...

    Eye Problems in Babies Professional

    Strabismus Also known as squint, this occurs in fewer than 2% of babies. If it persists beyond 3 months of age, referral is indicated to enable normal visual development in the squin...

    Eye in Systemic Disease Professional

    Neuro-ophthalmological problems - eg, cranial nerve palsies, pupillary abnormalities, squints, visual field defects and visual hallucinations. Cat scratch disease Occasionally, cat ...

    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.

    TAR Syndrome Professional

    Head and neck - intracranial bleed, learning difficulties, cerebellar hypoplasia , brachycephaly , micrognathia , squint , ptosis , small upturned nose, naevus flammeus on forehead. ...

    Thyroid Eye Disease Conditions

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