Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
128 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

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
Report Abuse
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
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hi I m from India.. I ve been having vision problems since my childhood. I was diagnosed with Amblyopia since 16.. I ve very high refractive error...