Dr. Ankita Patil

Squint is the common name for ‘strabismus’ which is the medical term used to describe eyes that are not pointing in the same direction. A squint can be convergent (esotropia), divergent (exotropia) or vertical.


double vision,
difficulty with near vision
loss of stereo vision.
abnormal head position.

Many times squint are concerned about the appearance of their eyes and the impact this has on social relationships and work.


The operation is confined entirely to eye muscle which are on the outer surface of eye.
The muscles which are attached to the outside of the eye are moved to a new position on the surface of the eye. Usually the muscles of the squinting eye are operated upon, but sometimes it may be necessary to operate on the muscles of the other eye as well, as this may give better results