It is unusual for children to develop strabismus as the only manifestation of underlying neurologic disorders, but acquired deviations related to specific cranial nerve palsies should raise suspicion.
Other common surgical corrections include those for club feet, strabismus , ptosis, and reconstructions from disfiguring traumas and congenital and developmental abnormalities.
Visual impairment caused by refractive error, amblyopia, strabismus , and astigmatism is a common condition among young children, affecting 5 to 10 percent of all preschoolers.
Ocular alignment is important because strabismus can develop at any age and can represent serious orbital, intraocular, or intracranial disease.
Photoscreening can detect amblyogenic risk factors such as strabismus , significant refractive error, and media opacities; however, photoscreening cannot detect amblyopia.
Forty-seven percent of the headhunters judged that strabismic subjects have more difficulties in obtaining a job.
The obstacles in the management of strabismic amblyopia could be social as well as medical factors.
I have strabismic amblyopia in my right eye, and when I'm fatigued or stressed, my ‘lazy eye’ manifests; I have to concentrate to keep both eyes looking in the same direction.
Both strabismic and deprivation amblyopia occur as a result of abnormal visual experience during development.
We have to prescribe glasses for strabismic patients with special attention for accommodation as described above.