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Functional outcomes after exotropia surgery

The authors used the Chinese version of the AS20 and A&SQ questionnaires to explore if successful postoperative alignment could significantly improve health related quality of life (HRQOL) in adults with childhood large angle exotropia. They further evaluated the relationship between...

OSCAR for anterior approach ptosis surgery

The authors report an International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric (OSCAR) for anterior approach ptosis surgery. An international panel of content experts, representing Australia, India, Iran, Italy, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States of America...

Strabismus surgery outcomes in Zika syndrome

This study describes the surgical treatment for five children with congenital Zika syndrome and horizontal strabismus. Six-month follow-up outcomes are reported. There were three females and two males with mean age at surgery of 36.4 ±0.9 months. All had history...

Surgery for unilateral superior oblique palsy

This study evaluates the amount of effectiveness of inferior oblique myectomy in primary position, lateral gaze and head tilt, and the effect on improving extent of abnormal head posture. The study included 39 patients; 22 male, 25 left-sided palsy and...

Biodegradable plates in lateral orbitotomy surgery

This is a description of a new method for fixating the bone flap during a lateral orbitotomy. The technique involves the use of an absorbable lactide plate. This is warmed in a water bath to allow trimming and moulding to...

Cataract surgery in patients with retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is the commonest inherited cause of retinal degeneration. Posterior subcapsular cataract (PSC) develops in 41% to 90% of these patients by age 40 years. In this retrospective study, the authors have evaluated surgical outcomes in patients with...

Ready SET go for Cataract surgery

A UK wide lockdown, combined with the cancellation of NHS and private practice, elective surgical procedures, means backlogs and prolonged waiting lists for sight saving surgeries.

Patient-reported outcomes in oculoplastic surgery

This is an important if somewhat difficult to grasp article which tries to formally address the subject of patient-reported outcomes in oculofacial surgery. The authors have conducted an extensive review of the literature searching for instruments (questionnaires) which have been...

Surgery for third nerve palsy (2019)

The authors present a new technique for split muscle medial transposition surgery of the lateral rectus plus union with the distal split stump of the medial rectus. This increases the length of the contracted lateral rectus through the addition of...

Results of single muscle advancement surgery

The aim of this study was to determine quantitatively the efficacy of medial and lateral rectus muscle advancement in consecutive exotropia and esotropia. The authors analysed the relationship between the change in muscle position and the change in visual angle...

Problems in Periorbital Surgery: A Repair Manual

This is a multi-author textbook directed at oculoplastic and plastic surgeons carrying out and managing aesthetic eyelid surgery. The authors are well-known and commonly cite their mentor, Clinton (“Sonny”) McCord as the main inspiration behind the textbook. Each section contains...

A pattern surgery

The authors describe the efficacy and safety of superior oblique (SO) hang-back recession with A pattern strabismus and SO overaction. A pattern was defined as a difference of >10PD from elevation to depression. SO overaction was graded as +1 to...