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Convergent and alternative squint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   gud afternoon sir
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Pl carry on
User :   i am 26 yrs old. i have convergent and alternative squint.sud i go for surgery
Doctor :   How long you have this
User :   perhaps since birth
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   age-26
User :   gender-male
User :, unmarried,
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any symptoms
Doctor :   as of now
User :   symptoms of wat
Doctor :   of squint
Doctor :   like fatigue, abnormal head position
Doctor :   doubtle vision
User :   yes
User :   no double vision
Doctor :   Have you seen a eyespecialist
Doctor :   for this
Doctor :   Basically squint is of two types paralytic after any injury or non paralytic type
Doctor :   as yours probably from childhood
User :   there is alternate use of eyes i. e. when one eye is in use , the other is freeand make convergent squint, and vice-versa
User :   no i haven't seen a doctor yet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you understand what i said
Doctor :   so in adults like you the treatmnt may start with botox injections
Doctor :   to relieve the muscle spasm
Doctor :   three to four sittings are given
User :   botox inj. means
Doctor :   it is an injectin
Doctor :   administered into the target eye muscle with a very fine needle.
User :   whom sud i contact 4 this
Doctor :   notice an improved appearance in their squint within 3-7 days after the treatment. The effects last up to 3 to 4 months,
Doctor :   if the doctor feels that it may not help you
Doctor :   he may directly ask for squint surgery which is not complicated at all
User :   does age matter 4 such surgery
Doctor :   sometimes it also may need two sittings or three sittings
Doctor :   not necessarily
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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User :   is there any chance of affecting sight after surgery
Doctor :   You hve to see an opthalmologist
Doctor :   no
User :   yes confirmed
Doctor :   it has nothing todo wiht vision
Doctor :   because the eye bal the muscles are cut and re inserted
Doctor :   since we have no databse of delhi we cannot help you
Doctor :   if you wish to
User :   sud i go to aiims or somewhere else
Doctor :   Yes
User :   who is best 4 this
Doctor :   Ple fill the form i send you
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   wat about cost of surgery
Doctor :   that varies from hospital to hospital
User :   in aiims and a private hospital
User :   about
Doctor :   depends upon the type of surgery also
User :   a rough idea plz
Doctor :   we are not aware of the rates
Doctor :   even here that varies
Doctor :   no two hospitals have the same
User :   ur ph. no.
Doctor :   91-80-0000
User :   name
User :   name plz
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ok sir. nice talking 2 u. bye...have a nice time always
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   are yu back
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