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Correction of squint with out operation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   My wife's (27Yrs old) right eye is slightly squinted, due to heridatry
User :   is there any non surgical method to correct squint?
User :   like laser treatment?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   27 years,female,house wife,mumbai,married,no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r ut here
User :   yes
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   There are no laser Surgeries for Squint
Doctor :   but alternatively there are measures that can be applied.
User :   like?
User :   which measures?
Doctor :   re-alignment of the eye muscles where necessary to achieve satisfactory function
Doctor :   cosmetic appearance. too
User :   how & where to do that?
Doctor :   Non-Surgical Treatment
Prisms, refractive lenses, vision therapy, eye patching and pharmacologic measures have all been used
Doctor :   For that it would be essential to find the cause for your Squint
Doctor :   and since it has been congenital as according to you
Doctor :   Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A, has been usde to
User :   what is the best option?
Doctor :   release any spasm muscles..
User :   please tell me what is that in non medical language
Doctor :   First thing to be done would be to get the eye evaluated.
Doctor :   and find out the cause for Squint as to which
Doctor :   Muscle has been involved and then the further management would be clearer.
User :   where it can be done , in mumbai, pls suggest me reasonably priced option
Doctor :   Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A is an Injection that would be given to the spasm muscle and that could release the Squint.
Doctor :   We are based in Bangalore for now and do not have any details of Mumbai
Doctor :   Eye Hospital will be teh best place for this.
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   approximatley how much it will cost?
Doctor :   that can be Discussed with the attending Physician
Doctor :   since he will have to examine you and then take a decission as to what procedure that needs to be done.
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
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