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July 1969

Surgery of the Inferior Oblique Muscles in V Pattern Exotropia

Author Affiliations

Bronx, NY
From the Bronx Eye Infirmary, Bronx, NY.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(1):21-22. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020023006

Surgical results were compared in a small series of 11 cases of V pattern exotropia regarding simple bilateral lateral rectus recessions (with supraplacement) versus bilateral lateral rectus recessions combined with inferior oblique weakenings. None of the cases demonstrated inferior oblique overaction. Up-down comitance was considerably better in those cases that had inferior oblique surgery.

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