Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) on the occasion of Children’s Day and as part of Children’s Eye Care Week on Tuesday.
A children’s eye care walk and a painting competition for children to express their creativity were also held during the week.
In most cases, only one eye is affected but if left untreated, it can cause severe visual disability in the affected eye.
About 2-3 % of children have strabismus, a majority of which are left untreated and eventually develop severe vision loss.
Squint, also known as strabismus, occur in infants, children and adults because of imbalance of the muscles that move the eye.
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