Strabismus Risk Higher After Lower vs. Upper Blepharoplasty

While still a rare complication—occurring in 1.5% to 2% of surgeries—such cases were more likely to be diagnosed and require intervention within three years, study finds.

Amblyopia, Strabismus Higher in Twin Children

Female sex, younger gestational age and lower birth weight were also significantly more common in this patient population.

Adult Strabismus Has Profound QOL Effects

Self-perception and interaction may suffer as a result of this condition.

Tropicamide a Fine Alternative for Cycloplegic Refraction on Children

The drug was safe and effective for a non-strabismic population of three- to 16-year-olds regardless of refractive error status.

Strabismus Found to Have No Impact on Myopia Progression

The potential effect of corrective surgery on those with intermittent exotropia should be explored.

Strabismus Associated with Certain Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

In a new study, only children with facial abnormalities developed the vision condition at a prevalence rate of more than 25%.

Intermittent Exotropia More Common in Early-Onset Myopia

Researchers noted an incidence rate of 45.5/1000 children per year, while that for older kids was 6.6/1000.

Strabismus Surgery Can Improve Children’s Reading, Drawing Post-op

These findings should be considered when deliberating the indications for referral.

Pediatric Cataract Extraction Increases Risk of Strabismus Surgery

Children of younger age and female sex and those with a pre-existing binocular vision disorder were most susceptible.

Refractive Errors and Strabismus Top Causes of Headaches in Children

These, along with other more serious ocular conditions, are likely the culprit in about a quarter of cases.

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