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How is strabismus in children treated?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Some treatments include patching the good eye to make the straying eye work harder and eventually correct itself. Special glasses can also help. The earlier the intervention, the less time it takes to fix the problem, and the better the outcome will be. Surgery is also an option to repair the muscle that controls eye movement.

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