Squinting of eyes is one of the most commonly encountered problems in childhood.
isn’t just a cosmetic blemish. It also causes loss of vision in the form of Amblyopia
Lazy eye. This loss of vision is temporary and is potentially reversible.
This can cause the child to lose interest in studies and
activities. The overall confidence of the child decreases and the child lands up
introvert. Squint can also be the first sign that the child might require glasses.
With corrective squint surgery and vision therapy the
can be controlled. However due to various myths and social pressure, many parents
from getting the child examined in the early stages. Squint can sometimes be corrected
glasses alone. Certain cases benefit from vision therapy and only the cases which are
correctable by the above mentioned modalities need to be treated with surgery.
Give your child a chance and get their eyes checked at
earliest. Any delay can cost them their vision.