Oculoplasty & Squint Treatment
Oculoplasty is surgery of the eyelids, eyebrows or eye sockets. Oculoplasty surgery may be performed in order to improve function, comfort, and appearance. One such procedure is Blepharoplasty, more commonly known as an eyelid lift.
Oculoplasty is surgery with relation to the eye and surrounding structures. Oculoplasty surgery may be performed in order to improve function, comfort and appearance.As people age, they develop droopy eyelids which can impair vision due to the eyelid covering the front of the eye. Excess skin and fat in the upper eyelids is another cause for droopy eyelids. The treatment will be suggested based on examination for your particular situation. Surgery is performed using a local anesthetic. The incision usually placed in a naturally occurring crease in the upper eyelid skin serves to hide the incision.
What is SQUINT?
Strabismus, or squint, is a disorder in which the eyes are misaligned and point in different directions. Only one eye can look directly at the object of current interest while the other eye turns inward, outward, up or down.
How to Diagnose Squint?
If parent notice any misalignment or the eyes of the child are not straight, they should immediate consult Eye Specialist for Eye examination. Squint can be diagnosed during an eye examination.
Can squint eyes be fully cured? Is operation of eyes the only treatment available today? At what age should treatment be started?
Any squint persisting should be seen by an eye specialist as soon as possible. Depending on the type of the squint, the treatments vary. Some squints need just proper eye glasses, while some squints need surgery, and if the eye surgeon feels a surgery is necessary, it should be done without delay, otherwise, the brain will start to ignore the images from the squint eye, and the eye will eventually go weak.