Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat Squinting?

Strabismus or squints cannot be treated with Laser Eye Surgery as this is surgery that is required on the muscles around the eye.  Laser Eye Surgery should have no bearing on a strabismus or a squint.  It should not make the squint worse, it should not make it better.  Occasionally, there may be a small residual refractive error after the eye surgery, which may enhance the appearance of the squint but of course this can be managed either with further enhancement Laser Eye Surgery or muscle surgery around the eye itself.

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Squint is another name for strabismus.

Mr Carp explains how the surgery does not treat squint. .

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