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8 year old had a surgery to correct the squint in the eye. Why the inner eye is still reddish? Have itching. Infection?

Hi My 8 yr old daughter had eye surgery just over a wk ago, she had correction of an outward squint to the left eye - she has made a good recovery, the inner corner of the eye is still red and she is complainging of it being very itchy - is this the suture healing or infection related? The inner aspect of the eye is still a little swollen
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Dear User
After squint surgery it is common to have redness as the conjunctiva will be cut during surgery and it will be healing after surgery. The signs of infection are discharge, watering and pain along with redness. Hence the condition is unlikely to be infection. If there any symptoms which I mentioned you need to think of infection.
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