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February 1980

Binocular Diplopia Associated With Subretinal Neovascular Membranes

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Drs Burgess and Burde and Ms Roper-Hall) and Neurology (Dr Burde), Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(2):311-317. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020030307014

• A series of patients were seen with binocular diplopia secondary to subretinal neovascular membrane in one eye. The pathophysiology underlying the diplopia is the establishment of rivalry between central and peripheral fusional mechanisms. This diplopia is not relieved by appropriate prism therapy.