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Squint Eyes

The squint eyes refers to an eye condition where the eyes are not aligned properly in the same direction. In this, both the vision of the eyes are not focused on the same object. when one eye focuses on the target, the other eye turns inwards, downwards, upwards, or outwards. This can occur permanently all the time or intermittently.

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My 1.5-year-old daughter has a squint in her left eye, and she has been asked to wear glasses. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 1.5 years, she has squint in her left eye. Consulted an eye specialist, and he said to wear a glass of 4.0 spherical in both eyes. But she removes the specs. Consulted another doctor who prescribed +1.5 specs and said her vision number is 4, but we will gradually increas...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. If she is not removing the glasses of lesser power, it is also ok, as it can be increased gradually. She must be having alternate squinting, as it seems. The good thing is that alternate squints carry a better prognos...  Read Full »

I am not able to focus both my eyes on a single point. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, When I look towards my left, I can use either left eye or right eye. I am unable to focus both the eyes on a single point. Also, When I move my eyes towards left, my left eyeball goes little upward than the right. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is a very distressing situation being not able to focus both of the eyes at a single point at a time. This is a situation known as squint. It is because of fusion abnormality when the image from both the eyes is not formed at a single point on the retina. At first,...  Read Full »

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