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Poorly aligned eyes or strabismus is one of the leading causes of worldwide vision loss. Many individuals become societal outcasts and have difficulty getting married or finding a job. While excellent care is available in the United States and other industrialized nations, patients in developing countries frequently have no treatment available and have to suffer with a lifetime disability. It is estimated that two percent of the world’s population suffers from strabismus.

  • Esotropia is one form of strabismus which involves a crossed eye.

  • Exotropia involves outward drifting of the eye.

  • Eye muscle surgery is very effective in correcting many forms of strabismus.  Many developing countries are in desperate need of trained strabismus surgeons

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