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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi... Am from ,,,,, My age is 24 and I have Squint by birth were my right eye squint outwards. I am wearing glasses for my poor eye sight. Can this be corrected.
My previous eye test details
DIST(Right Eye: SPH: -2.00, CYL:-0.50, AXIS 40) (Left Eye: SPH -1.50, CYL -0.25, AXIS 140)
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Sir
User :   Can my Squint be corrected
User :   My age is 24 and I have Squint by birth were my right eye squint outwards. I am wearing glasses for my poor eye sight. Can this be corrected.My previous eye test detailsDIST(Right Eye: SPH: -2.00, CYL:-0.50, AXIS 40) (Left Eye: SPH -1.50, CYL -0.25, AXIS 140)
Doctor :   It requires a good examination to comment if squint can be corrected or not
User :   ok
Doctor :   With the above details we cannot determine it
Doctor :   How is your vision on both eyes?
User :   what would be the approx cost for a squint correction surgery
Doctor :   Since how long do you have squint?
User :   Right from birth
Doctor :   Did you approach a doctor?
Doctor :   I mean eye specialist?
Doctor :   Did the give his opinion after preliminary check up?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What is that?
User :   he said a surgery can get this corrected
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So if he says that then you should be a good candidate for the surgery
User :   ok
Doctor :   What could be the percentage of vision improvements as he said?
User :   he din mention that
Doctor :   Which doctor did you see?
Doctor :   Any squint surgeon
User :   and has a clinic near me place
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the cost?
User :   around 0000 is what he said
User :   is it that costly
Doctor :   that is good enough
User :   or is it a normal cost everywhere
User :   ok
Doctor :   Squint (Strabismus ) \surgery is usually a safe and effective treatment for eye misalignment.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I was hoping at 25 K to 35 K
Doctor :   Actually they correct the eye muscles
User :   ok
User :   is their any complications that arises from this
Doctor :   It corrects number of muscles be operated depends on degree of squint
User :   ok
Doctor :   The complications are commonly these \include infection, bleeding, excessive scarring
User :   ok
Doctor :   The skill of the surgeon should be superior
User :   can you suggest a good hospital in ,,,, for this
Doctor :   AAAAAAA
User :   ok
Doctor :   It seems you moved out of the page

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