Home > Medical > Eye Health > Squint Squint All sections in Eye » About Eye » Contact Lenses » Eye Disorders » Eye Function » Eyestrain » FAQs » Health Tips » Infections » Laser Surgery » Living with Eye Problems » Multimedia » Eye News » Pain and Discomfort » Real-life Story » Squint (Strabismus) » Vision Problems » Growing Older How does a squint arise? In order for the eyes to move together, the muscles in both eyes must be coordinated. Squint (Strabismus) in a nutshell Squint - a misalignment of the eyes - is usually the result of a problem with one or more of the muscles that move the eyes. What are the different types of squint? Are the eyes turned inwards or outwards? Child who can see in the dark Healthy eyes on the digital world How is surgery for squint done? The eyeball is never removed from the socket during any kind of eye surgery. How can a squint be treated? it can be treated with eyeglasses, surgery or covering the strong eye. How is a squint diagnosed? Strabismus = an eye that is not straight. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.