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March 1940

ANALYSIS OF OPERATIVE RESULTS IN CONCOMITANT CONVERGENT STRABISMUS

Author Affiliations

PHILADELPHIA
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Temple University School of Medicine.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;23(3):477-486. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00860130541001
Abstract

There are two particularly important decisions which have to be made in regard to operations for concomitant convergent strabismus. The first and most important of these is the selection of the proper muscles for the operation, and the second is the determination of the amount of operative correction which should be done. In an attempt to improve the results of such operations two series of patients were operated on by members of the ophthalmic staff. The patients comprising the first series were subjected to bilateral recession of the internal rectus muscles. For those patients in the second series unilateral recession of the internal rectus muscle was combined with resection of the external rectus muscle of the same eye. On completion of these series of operations, analysis of the preoperative, operative and postoperative data was undertaken. From this material some general principles have been derived which may be of assistance in

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