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Clearing the air about common vision Myths (Squinting Eyes)

Clearing the air about common vision Myths (Squinting Eyes)

Having a caring parent is awesome, and a parent who takes his or her time to guide you in every walk of life is a true gift from God. However, many of our parent’s words of wisdom cultivate a line of controversy in the world. Some include don’t skip that salt.. you might end up infertile, others say, don’t sit close to the TV… you will end up blind. If we are to take a close examination of all these and a variety that isn’t mentioned here, these beliefs or myths are intended to keep stubborn children in line.

We can never blame parents for their guidance however much it in some cases ends up restricting us. Visual experts would like to clear the air about various eye conditions, especially squint eye, which is one of the commonest eye conditions in children.

Squinting Eyes

Squinting of the eyes is partially normal, whereas in case one excessively squints, this may indicate reduced vision. Normally, this may indicate the possibility of nearsightedness or farsightedness.

On the other hand, squint also comes as an eye condition on itself. This is where both eyes fail to focus in the same direction at the same time. Commonly, squint eye treatment in India takes the form of vision therapy for children to help strengthen the muscles

Crossed eyes

Children commonly play while crossing their eyes. Some parents are quick to prevent their children from crossing their eyes with a belief that they may stay that way.
However, crossed eyes can be a genuine eye condition that requires a checkup for better treatment.

Sitting close to the TV

Many parents believe that this comes as an addiction, but it may be an indication of nearsightedness. An eye examination can help diagnose nearsightedness and attain better treatment for your child.

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