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Strabismus Surgery Abroad

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers performing Strabismus Surgery.

Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

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Strabismus is treated at Assuta Hospital

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Dr. Bokelman Amir

Ophthalmology

Dr. Rosen Nahum

Ophthalmology

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Strabismus is treated at Medipol Mega University Hospital

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Instituto Oftalmológico Quiron Barcelona

Instituto Oftalmológico Quiron Barcelona offers the latest and most advanced technology in eye health.

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Strabismus is treated at Instituto Oftalmológico Quiron Barcelona

Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Strabismus is treated at Anadolu Medical Center

Listed ophthalmologists:

Dr. Naci Sakaoğlu MD

Glaucoma
Cornaea and refractive surgery
Eye Bank management

Dr. Burcu Usta Uslu MD

Medical Interest Areas and Activities
Cataract, Cornea and Anterior Segment
Refractive Surge

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Chiron Hospital Group, a specialist in high complexity medicine and pioneered the introduction of new technologies in all fields of medicine, offers Ophthalmology Units formed by professionals of great prestige.

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Strabismus is treated at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Estethica Surgical Medical Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Estethica Ataşehir is a branch of Ethica healthcare group, one of the biggest healthcare groups in Turkey.Launched in 2010, it has been constructed on 6000 m2 area all dedicated for beauty.

Estethica acts upon the motto "Healthy beauty" and provides services with

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Strabismus is treated at Estethica

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Strabismus is treated at HM Hospitales

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

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Strabismus is treated at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Listed ophthalmologist:

Dr. Angel Cilveti

Head of The Ophthalmology Department

Avcilar Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

** Prices here are average prices and depend on patients' medical conditions. For cases requiring longer hospitalisation, extra days will be priced separately.

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Strabismus is treated at Avcilar Hospital

Listed ophthalmologist:

Dr. Adem Özel

Ophthalmologist

Hygeia Hospital

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.

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Strabismus is treated at Hygeia Hospital

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About Strabismus Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Strabismus Surgery?
Strabismus surgery is eye muscle surgery to correct the alignment of the eyes. Strabismus surgery strengthens and weakens eye muscles to achieve correct double vision or a squint.

What are the types of Strabismus Surgery?
The most common Strabismus Surgery procedures are:

  • Recession: The surgeon weakens the eye muscle in this procedure. To access the eye muscle, the surgeon makes a small cut in the tissue of the eye. The surgeon cuts the eye muscle and repositions it farther back into the eye.
  • Resection: The surgeon strengthens the eye muscle. The surgeon makes a small cut in the tissue of the eye. A short section of the eye muscle is removed and the shortened muscle is attached back to the eye.
  • Adjustable suture: In this procedure, an adjustable suture is used to attach the eye muscle in a new place on the wall of the eye. Adjustments are made to the eye alignment when the patient is fully awake with the eye numbed.

Duration of procedure/surgery : 20 minutes to 1 hour.

Number of sessions required : Often one operation will be enough to achieve permanent success, but sometimes further procedures are needed following initial surgery.

Days admitted : Almost all patents leave the hospital or clinic the same day.

Anesthesia : Strabismus surgery is carried out under general anesthesia although local anesthesia is sometimes used for adults.

Recovery : - Soreness may persist for up to 3 hours following strabismus surgery and the eyes may stay red for a few weeks.
- Patients can usually return to normal activities 2 to 3 days after strabismus surgery.
- The final outcome of the surgery is usually apparent 4 to 6 weeks after the procedure.

Risks : - Unsatisfactory alignment of the eyes (over and under correction).
- Double vision.
- Infection.
- Loss of vision (very rare).

After care : - Treat moderate pain with painkillers.
- Use antibiotic or medicated eye drops, if prescribed, to lessen the chances of infection.
- Avoid swimming for several days following strabismus surgery.
- Avoid wearing contact lenses for two weeks.
- There may be a small change in glasses prescription following strabismus surgery.

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