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August 1982

Ocular Torticollis Caused by Refractive Error

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(8):1278-1279. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030040256010

• A patient with bilaterally dislocated lenses assumed a head tilt for optimum vision through spectacles prescribed for her myopia. Phakic and aphakic refractions could be obtained in either eye with changes in head position. A unilateral aphakic contact lens provided useful vision and corrected the head tilt.

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