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Infections related to strabismus surgery

This review considers the range of infections occurring with strabismus surgery. Extraocular infections include conjunctiva, sub Tenon’s abscess and orbital cellulitis. Intraocular infection includes endophthalmitis. Prevention of infection and risk factors includes the issue of scleral penetration and use of...

Silicone rod for ptosis surgery

The authors report their results and complications associated with the use of silicone rod for frontalis suspension lid surgery. This was a retrospective study of 38 eyes (25 patients) with six months follow-up. The group included 19 males and six...

Strabismus and surgery impacts on reading

The authors compared eye movement performance during reading in strabismic children without amblyopia and in non-strabismic age-matched children in addition to evaluation of potential effect of strabismus surgery. They studied nine children aged 11-15 years; mean 12.9±0.6 years. Ten healthy...

Ptosis frontalis sling surgery

In this retrospective study the authors investigated the functional and cosmetic outcomes of the modified frontalis sling procedure using silicone rods. The study included 17 patients (26 lids) and nine had bilateral surgery. An excellent outcome was defined as alignment...

Early surgery for epiretinal membrane

This was a retrospective case review study in 120 consecutive patients with idiopathic epiretinal membrane. The average patient age was 72 years with a mean follow-up of 6.5 months. Inclusion criteria consisted of symptomatic patients with visual acuity of 1.0...

IO belly transposition surgery

The authors evaluated inferior oblique (IO) muscle belly transposition to correct mild to moderate IO overaction with small primary position hypertropia. They reviewed 10 patients aged 6-35 years (mean 18.6 years). Aetiologies were mild unilateral superior oblique (SO) palsy for...

Simultaneous surgery for ptosis and strabismus

The authors present the surgical management of congenital ptosis and coexistent strabismus at one centre for a follow-up period of >2 years. This was a retrospective review of 10 patients (17 eyes); nine males. Intermittent exotropia was present in three...

Functional success of strabismus surgery

For this study the authors reviewed patients with bilaterally poor vision undergoing surgery for ocular realignment. Their vision was sufficiently low that patients could not assess their appearance. The purpose of the study was to document patient satisfaction with strabismus...

TED vertical strabismus surgery

This study reports the surgical experience with superior or inferior rectus resection to correct vertical strabismus associated with thyroid eye disease (TED). The study included eight female euthyroid patients (nine muscles) with mean age at surgery of 65±8.9 years and...

Surgery for myopic strabismus

The outcomes are reported of muscle belly union technique with medial rectus recession for cases with restriction according to the results of intraoperative forced duction testing (FDT). Surgery involved isolation of the lateral and superior recti muscles, which were separated,...

Surgery to collapse V exo

This paper describes a case report of an extra-large V pattern measuring >60PD and the surgery required to collapse the pattern. The patient was a female aged 20 years. Angle measurements were 70PD at distance and 75PD at near in...

Outcomes of strabismus surgery for TED

This study investigated the surgical outcome according to the initial postoperative angle of deviation after strabismus surgery in patients with hypotropia and esotropia who had thyroid eye disease (TED). The study included 78 patients with mean age of 53.4 ±9.5...