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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...

Augmented surgery for monocular elevation deficiency

The outcomes are described for augmented lateral rectus superior transposition in cases of acquired monocular elevation deficiency (MED) associated with large hypotropia in primary gaze. The lateral rectus was transposed superiorly and reinserted on sclera between the temporal margin of...

Bimedial resection surgery dose-response

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the dose-response relationship for primary bilateral medial rectus (MR) resection in 49 children with exotropia. Fifty-seven percent of children were male and mean age at surgery was 6.7 ±5.3 years. Mean preoperative...

Stem cell transplantation and pterygium surgery

Pterygium is a benign, fibrovascular overgrowth of bulbar conjunctiva extending onto the cornea and has been associated with ultraviolet (UV) light exposure. The prevalence of pterygium worldwide varies between geographical zones but has been reported to range between three and...

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...

IO surgery

The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the efficacy of a new surgical technique in reducing inferior oblique muscle overaction (IOOA) consisting of suturing the muscle to the sclera at the Gobin point with tendon sparing and using a...

Management of restrictive diplopia after ptergium surgery

This single centre retrospective case series included 15 patients with restrictive diplopia after ptergium excision. The mean time from surgery to diplopia was six months and all patients had a moderate limitation of abduction in the operated eye causing an...

Eye Surgery in Hot Climates (Fourth Edition)

The Fourth Edition of Eye Surgery in Hot Climates by William Dean and John Sandford-Smith has made a debut at a time when there is a surge of interest in global ophthalmology amongst novices and experts alike. Both authors have...

Corneal biomechanics and refractive outcomes after cataract surgery

The authors aimed to study a range of corneal properties and correlate them with refractive outcomes after phacoemulsification. Outcomes were reviewed in a fairly small group of 40 patients (including only right eyes) operated by two surgeons using clear corneal...

Risk factors for further surgery in consecutive ET

The preoperative and postoperative factors around first surgery for exotropia were investigated for predicting second surgery for consecutive esotropia. Fifty-two patients with consecutive esotropia after exotropia surgery were reviewed: 17 required surgery for the esotropia and 35 did not. There...

Infection prophylaxis and first visit timing for strabismus surgery

The authors undertook this study to characterise the practice patterns of paediatric ophthalmologists regarding their use of infection prophylaxis and timing of the first postoperative visit after strabismus surgery. A 10-question multi-choice questionnaire was circulated via American Association for Pediatric...