The Ocular Surgery News cover story in the July 10 issue focused on strabismus surgery in both adults and children.
Here are some of the issue’s publication exclusives:
Round table: Surgical solutions to strabismus in infants and adults
The Early vs. Late Infantile Strabismus Surgery Study established that children with infantile esotropia who underwent early intervention, between age 6 months and 2 years, had better stereoscopic vision than children who underwent surgery at a later age. Read more.
Adults can safely undergo surgery for long-standing strabismus
Most metropolitan anterior segment surgeons like me rarely see infants younger than 1 year old with congenital esotropia these days because they are usually referred directly from a pediatrician or family physician to a pediatric ophthalmologist. However, we all see many adult patients with strabismus. Read more.
By the Numbers
Eight guidelines for better practice-wide communication
Practices in trouble, like patients in distress, always have a chief complaint. And the most common core complaint of doctors and staff alike centers on communication. Read more.
Riveting with double-flanged polypropylene suture helps repair iridodialysis
Iridodialysis is often an accompanied clinical sign seen in cases with trauma. Occasionally it can be iatrogenic in nature, too. Numerous techniques have been described for the repair of iridodialysis. Read more.
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center
Man evaluated for asymmetric eyelids
A 56-year-old male property manager with no ocular history was referred to the New England Eye Center by an outside ophthalmologist for evaluation of eyelid asymmetry. Read more.