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What are the goals of treating strabismus?

The goals of treating strabismus are:

  • Good visual development in both eyes;
  • Straight eyes;
  • Eyes that work together;
  • Detection and treatment of any underlying eye problems.

If you have any questions, please contact your pediatrician, family doctor or ophthalmologist. This information was written in conjunction with the Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, an organization of pediatric ophthalmologists dedicated to prevention and treatment of eye problems in children and the treatment of strabismus in people of all ages.

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