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Surgical dose-effect relationship in single muscle advancement in the treatment of consecutive strabismus.

Authors
  • Kim, Bo Hyuck
  • Suh, Soh Youn
  • Kim, Jeong Hun
  • Yu, Young Suk
  • Kim, Seong-Joon
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
51
Issue
2
Pages
93–99
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3928/01913913-20140205-01
PMID: 24512644
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Single muscle advancement generally provides enough correction for most consecutive strabismus cases. Surgical dose-effect relationship increases with preoperative angle deviation and amount of muscle advancement. Surgeons should consider reducing the amount of muscle advancement in patients with larger angle deviations, especially patients with consecutive esotropia.

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