Modern techniques of strabismus surgery

1 February 2001
Volume 02, Issue 2

This paper looks at the history of strabismus surgery, superior oblique surgery, adjustable squint surgery, Faden procedures and the use of botulinum toxin.

Abstract

There have been many recent changes in strabismus surgery, particularly in the management of vertical deviations and using injectable techniques. This paper aims to discuss initially the history of strabismus surgery followed by the discussion of superior oblique surgery, adjustable squint surgery, Faden procedures and the use of botulinum toxin. Indications for each of these particular techniques is discussed.

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