The most common types of squints are inward (esotropia) and outward (exotropia) squint which can develop in both young children and adults too.
Did you know that squint can be related to refractive errors or other eye conditions such as myopia (short-sightedness), hypermetropia (long-sightedness) or astigmatism? Also, for some children, a squint condition known as ‘idiopathic’ can develop with no particular causes.
There are many reasons why squint develops. To find out more on squint and its causes, we spoke to Consultant Ophthalmologist from Vista Eye Specialist, Dr. Azhar Bin Zainuddin.