Answers to common questions about strabismus (eye muscle) surgery

Here is a short video with the answers to the following eight questions that patients and parents most commonly ask about strabismus surgery.

  1. What are you actually doing in eye muscle surgery?

  2. Is eye muscle surgery done under general anesthesia?

  3. What’s the recovery like after eye muscle surgery?

  4. Will I need to wear a patch after strabismus surgery?

  5. What is the success rate of strabismus surgery?

  6. Is strabismus surgery covered by insurance?

  7. Do you have to take the eyeball out during strabismus surgery?

  8. How old is too old, or too young, to have strabismus surgery?