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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Are there any refractive surgeries to improve vision?

My daughter is 5 months old. She was diagnosed with monocular esotropia, degenerative high myopia, as well as blocked tear ducts. She was given a prescription for glasses of -17 in both eyes. Are there any refractive surgeries or surgeries period to improve her vision at all, being so young? I was told we could potentially do surgery at 10 months, but I m not sure if that was for vision or the eye turn? We have another appointment in 3 weeks with the ophthalmologist again. We were told it was not a neurological issue and her retinas ARE attached. I have also been told by family and friends to have her checked for diabetes... Could diabetes have THIS MUCH effect on her vision?
Fri, 28 Nov 2014
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
she is mainly having congenital problem. for esotropia nothing can be done now. now there is no scope of giving a corection of-17 so wait for at least of her one year age. . complete review after one year and at that time what ever is advisable and possible should be done
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