Strabismus after retinal detachment surgery: etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Between 5% and 25% of patients may experience persistent diplopia after surgery for retinal detachment. The complexity of the presentation poses a distinct challenge to both the retinal and the strabismus surgeon. Careful evaluation to determine factors contributing to the strabismus and assessment of fusional capabilities are essential before treatment. A combination of the appropriate surgical approach with nonsurgical adjuncts such as prisms or botulinum toxin is often successful in relieving symptoms.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Seaber, JH; Buckley, EG

Published Date

  • March 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 61 - 73

PubMed ID

  • 10155699

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0882-0538

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3109/08820539509059981


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England