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On the operative treatment of strabismus

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Published by James MacLehose and Sons in Glasgow .
Written in English


  • Therapy,
  • Operative Surgical Procedures,
  • Strabismus

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Statementby Freeland Fergus
The Physical Object
Pagination27 pages :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26710551M

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Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes do not properly align with each other when looking at an object. The eye that is focused on an object can alternate. The condition may be present occasionally or constantly. If present during a large part of childhood, it may result in amblyopia or loss of depth perception. If onset is during adulthood, it is more likely to result in double ciation: /strəˈbɪzməs/. Strabismus Treatment. Strabismus is an eye disorder, wherein the eyes fail to line up properly, while focusing on a particular point. Go through this article for some information about the treatment for this condition. Introducing a text that provides guidance for the clinician in the assessment and management of all forms of strabismus in both adults and children. Focusing on clinical management, this text puts into perspective modern diagnostic tests, and discusses the range of treatments available once a case of strabismus has been evaluated. Covers both standard and innovative surgical 5/5(5). After a short historical survey the general indications for operative treatment are discussed. There are functional, aesthetic and social motives. As a rule operation should only be resorted to when other methods (correction of refraction errors, orthoptic training) will not give satisfactory results or take effect too : H. J. M. Weve.

  The management of intermittent exotropia (IXT) is controversial. This review will examine surgical aspects of IXT. IXT is a common form of childhood exotropia, accounting for about 50–90% of all the exotropia and affecting about 1% of the general population.[1,2,3,4] There is a lack of longitudinal prospective study about this, and only a few retrospective Cited by: 4. This book provides residents with a comprehensive review of surgical cases within the field of ophthalmology. Operative Dictations in Ophthalmology touches on . The traditional role of surgery for strabismus has been to realign the visual axes in an effort to eliminate or reduce diplopia or to produce, maintain, or restore binocular vision (Table 3).Improvements in both the safety and effectiveness of strabismus surgery have expanded these traditional roles of strabismus surgery to include treatment of asthenopia, compensatory head . The Wills Eye Manual: Office and Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease Nika Bagheri. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Clinical Management of Binocular Vision Mitchell Scheiman. out of 5 stars 2. Kindle Edition. $ by:

Strabismus often requires a procedure of surgery for which you need to consult with an success of surgery depends on the condition of the eye but in most of the cases, gradually the eyes become aligned again and function properly. The surgery helps to improve the motor nerve of the eyes and maintains the proper alignment of the : Lybrate.   The treatment of strabismus depends on the severity, and management options range from observation to surgery. According to Michael Repka, MD, who is in practice at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, “For small amounts of strabismus, prism correction and other optical approaches would be attempted first. The revision of this classic major reference will continue to outline the latest findings in diagnosing children's eye diseases and their treatment options. The information in this edition will be presented in the same user-friendly format, heavily illustrated in color plates, tables, charts, and decision-making guidelines. This approach will enable the practitioner to make the most 4/5(3). Strabismus may occur in infancy, later in childhood or in adulthood. Strabismus occurring in adults for the first time may be associated with other diseases including diabetes, thyroid disease and high blood pressure to name a few. Treatment of strabismus includes some and occasionally all of the following, glasses, patching therapy and surgery.