Eye Muscle Repair (Sandie Lunn)

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Strabismus Surgery, more commonly known as squint surgery is performed under general anesthetic to correct any misalignment of the eye. There are six different muscles attached to the eyeball and the surgery involves adjusting the tension, position and balance of these muscles to realign the eye. In most instances once the eye is corrected the muscles will be sewn back together. In this instance the surgeon attached adjustable sutures to the muscles and once the patient regained consciousness from surgery, the final adjustments to the eye position where completed.