Understanding Cyclotropia: Causes,
Symptoms and Treatment Options

Cyclotropia

Understanding Cyclotropia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options What is Cyclotropia? Cyclotropia, also known as “torsional strabismus” or “cyclodeviation”, is a condition characterised by the misalignment of the eyes. Unlike more common forms of strabismus where the eyes deviate horizontally, cyclotropia involves a rotational misalignment. This means that one eye is tilted relative to the other, […]

Understanding Hypotropia: Causes,
Symptoms and Treatment Options

Hypotropia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Understanding Hypotropia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options What is Hypotropia? Hypotropia is a form of strabismus, commonly known as “lazy eye” or “squint”, where one eye deviates downward in relation to the other. This misalignment can occur constantly or intermittently and may affect one or both eyes. While it can occur at any age, it […]

Understanding Hypertropia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Understanding Hypertropia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options Hypertropia, a form of strabismus, is a condition characterised by the upward deviation of one eye relative to the other. Often referred to as “vertical misalignment” or “high eye,” hypertropia can affect individuals of all ages, impacting their visual alignment and potentially leading to various symptoms.  In this […]

Understanding Exotropia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Understanding Exotropia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options Exotropia is a form of strabismus (eye misalignment) characterised by the outward turning of one or both eyes. Also known as “divergent strabismus,” this condition presents unique challenges. In this blog post, we will delve into the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for exotropia, emphasising the importance of […]

Esotropia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Understanding Esotropia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options Esotropia is a type of strabismus, a condition characterised by the misalignment of the eyes. Also known as “crossed eyes” or “cross-eye syndrome,” esotropia specifically refers to the inward turning of one or both eyes. This visual disorder can manifest in various forms and may occur in both […]

Understanding Strabismus in Adults: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Understanding Strabismus in Adults: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment Welcome to Clarity Eye Surgeons in Canberra, where we are dedicated to optimising your eye health. Today, we are addressing an important topic: Strabismus in adults. Often seen as a condition of childhood, Strabismus can indeed affect adults too. This comprehensive guide aims to provide you with […]

Understanding Strabismus in Children: Causes, Treatment, and What Parents Need to Know

Understanding Strabismus in Children: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment Dr Parth Shah is the principal ophthalmologist at Clarity Eye Surgeons in Canberra. He understands that when it comes to your child’s eye health, you have many questions and concerns. In this comprehensive guide, I will shed light on Strabismus in children, its causes, treatment options, and […]

Advanced Techniques in Strabismus Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide

Strabismus Surgery

Advanced Techniques in Strabismus Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide Strabismus, commonly known as squint or crossed eyes, is a condition that affects the alignment of the eyes, leading to functional and/or potential social challenges. Fortunately, advances in ophthalmology have introduced various surgical techniques to correct strabismus, offering improved outcomes and enhanced quality of life for patients. […]