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...

Prisms to treat AACE

Of 128 patients reviewed with binocular dysfunction, 30 (23.4%) had acute acquired concomitant esotropia (AACE). These patients complained of sudden onset diplopia at distance with no or moderate problems at near. There was no previous history of strabismus. Mean age...

SO tendon advancement for SO palsy

The authors report a series of 14 patients with unilateral superior oblique (SO) palsy having unilateral SO tendon advancement with or without other vertical muscle surgery. This was a retrospective study with mean age of patients of 16.7 years and...

Occlusion amblyopia

The authors report a case of binocular diplopia developing in an eight-year-old autistic child following two hours of total occlusion per day for six weeks. The child did not automatically resuppress once occlusion was stopped. Occlusion with Blenderm tape prevented...

Risk with density of suppression

The authors wished to determine the current practice of assessing and interpreting the density of suppression with the Sbisa / Bagolini filter bar in the management of amblyopia in the UK and to estimate the incidence of intractable diplopia following...

A case series of acquired esotropia in cerebellar disease

Acquired esotropia in cerebellar disease is well described but under-recognised. The pathogenesis of cerebellar esotropia is controversial. It is suggested it may be a result of disruption to central vestibular pathways. This article reports a case series of seven adults...

Medial rectus recession in Grave’s orbitopathy

The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyse the surgical effect / success rate of recession of the medial rectus in 90 patients with horizontal diplopia. Mean age was 52.5 ±9.4 years. Of that 24% had unilateral medial rectus...

Surgical outcomes in third nerve palsy

The authors of this article explore the factors associated with successful surgical outcomes in third nerve palsy, which is known to be difficult to treat. A number of case notes were reviewed for patients who underwent surgery or botulinum toxin...

Reported cases of hemifield slide phenomenon

This article reports three cases of hemifield slide, a phenomenon whereby there is an inability to stabilise and fuse visual hemifields. It occurs with heteronymous visual field loss and is thought to result from the loss of corresponding retinal points....