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Is there an alternative to surgery for estropia for a child?

A second opinion should always be obtained when there is some uncertainty in pursuing a given treatment course, whether that uncertainty is in the mind of the physician, the patient, or the patient's parents. The reason for the surgery might be that there is crossing of the eyes of even a small amount and the physician or ophthalmologist thinks he can restore binocular vision.

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