BT for retinal detachment strabismus (2020)

The authors report updated experience on factors influencing botulinum toxin (BT) outcomes for strabismus following retinal detachment surgery. This was a retrospective review of 32 patients with follow-up of 20 months (1-132). Mean age at BT injection was 44 years...

Rectus muscle insertion shift at surgery

The authors conducted this study to evaluate the shift in rectus muscle insertion when the muscle is disinserted from the globe but before it is recessed and / or transposed. They measured the amount of central rectus muscle insertion shift...

Defining of a successful surgery for different types of strabismus

The authors present the results of a Delphi study, following on from their previous work which defined successful general outcomes for strabismus surgery. This study aimed to define success outcomes for specific types of strabismus. Twenty-five experts were involved in...

Quality of life of children and parents with and without a wide range of eye conditions

A prospective study collecting quality of life data from children with a wide range of eye conditions, as well as visually normal controls using the Pediatric Eye Questionnaire (PedEyeQ) between the ages 0 and 17 years. One thousand and thirty-seven...

Quality of life pre and post-op of adults with cyclo-deviation

The authors present a prospective cohort study of adult patients with a cyclo-deviation and associated diplopia due to have strabismus surgery during a five-year period. Two groups were formed depending on the type of surgery required whether this was targeted...

Age and prevalence of amblyopia in Ghana

The overall aim of this study was to determine the pattern and prevalence of amblyopia and assess the treatment options used in a rural hospital in Ghana. The authors conducted a retrospective study from 2014-2018. Of 12,860 clinical records, 12,602...

Strabismus prevalence in the republic of Moldova

The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and rate of newly detected manifest strabismus cases in the paediatric population of the Republic of Moldova over 2011-2017. Average coverage of paediatric prophylactic examinations was 60.1% annually – paediatric...

Distance esotropia due to excessive near work

The authors aimed to review cases with divergence insufficiency esotropia in 12 young adults associated with excessive near work. Patients were aged 28.17 ±4.06 years and had normal external, anterior / posterior segment examinations and no neurological signs. Ten had...

Binocular viewing amblyopia therapy

The authors compared conventional occlusion therapy for amblyopia with binocular viewing amblyopia therapy (MFBF) for effects on binocular vision and visual acuity. During MFBF the amblyopic eye perceives the target while the fellow eye perceives the background. Both eyes see...

Long-term outcomes of recess / resect for sensory XT

The purpose of this study was to evaluate relationships between initial and long-term outcome of unilateral recess / resect surgery in adult sensory exotropia, factors associated with long-term outcome, exotropia drift and time to failure follow-up surgery. This was a...

YouTube videos for strabismus information

The aim of this study was to assess the quality, reliability and popularity of YouTube videos addressing strabismus. The authors searched YouTube using keywords of strabismus, squint, eye squint and crossed eye. The top 50 for each search were taken;...

Partial recession surgery for small angle vertical strabismus

The objective of this study was to assess the results of partial recessions of the vertical rectus muscles in patients with diplopia and small angle vertical strabismus. This was a retrospective study of partial temporal or nasal recession from one...