The inward turning of the eye with symptoms like decreased or impaired vision, caused due to poor vision in one eye, may be termed as Esotropia. This condition is usually found in children and can be characterised by far sightedness. Inward deviation or crossing of the eyes is also a common symptom.
HOW IS ESOTROPIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same is done via ophthalmology experts who would observe the patient under various diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests.
HOW IS ESOTROPIA TREATED?
In most cases, treatment involves use of glasses that are specially designed to aid this condition. Addition of bifocals to the glasses may be needed for close work. Doctor may recommend eye drops, ointments and special lenses to straighten the eyes.
DID YOU KNOW?
This is also called as lazy eyes, where the vision of the eyes gradually becomes less because of constant strain and signals sent out to the brain.