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Can you Straighten a Cockeye?

My boyfriend is very conscious about his cockeye, it clearly doesnt bother me, but the 2 yrs we've been together he doesnt let me post pictures of us, and what about the wedding pics we will have to take? Is there a such thing as surgery for his cockeye? He wears glasses because he has Myopia (thin lens) and his eye is slightly cocked, can he get that fixed, is it risky or might have any complications and effect his vision?
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Thankyou very much Dr. Pernoud, I appreciate your time in answering my question.(oh and his eye turns out slightly. And we will see an ophthalmologist, Thanks!)
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I can't tell whether your boyfriend's eye turns out or in but either way it may be able to be turned straight with surgery which shouldn't affect his vision. If he doesn't see well out of the turned eye, the result even though good at first may not last more than a few years but if the vision is good, it may last the rest of his life. Have him see an ophthalmologist who performs eye muscle surgery.
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