Daisy Godts

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AIM To describe the development and treatment of V-pattern and bilateral over-elevation in adduction in patients with cyclic esotropia. METHODS Three patients with cyclic esotropia are described in retrospect. All patients underwent bilateral medial recession, while one patient additionally had a weakening procedure of both inferior oblique muscles. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of refractive surgery on binocular vision and ocular alignment in patients with manifest or intermittent strabismus, with or without vertical component. SETTING University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium. PATIENTS AND METHODS 13 patients (22 eyes) with strabismus underwent refractive surgery. Five of these patients(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate long-term follow-up results of pediatric cataract surgery using the bag-in-the-lens (BIL) intraocular lens (IOL) implantation technique. SETTING Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium. DESIGN Prospective case series. METHODS All pediatric cataract surgeries with BIL IOL implantation performed at the Antwerp(More)
OBJECTIVE Evaluate the advantages of the bag-in-the-lens intraocular lens in children undergoing cataract surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective study included 54 eyes of 37 children and babies (age, 2 months to 14 years), consecutively operated on between December 1999 and January 2008 for unilateral or bilateral cataract using the(More)
Palsies of cranial nerves are well-known complications after lumbar puncture. Sixth nerve palsies are the most common. They normally occur 4 to 14 days after the lumbar puncture and spontaneously recover in a few weeks or months. The occurrence of a fourth nerve palsy following lumbar puncture however is extremely rare. We report on a patient who developed(More)
PURPOSE To study the efficacy, safety, and feasibility of implantation of a bag-in-the-lens intraocular lens (IOL) in children and babies. SETTING Departments of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium, and the University Hospital, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and a private ophthalmology practice, Oudenaarde, Belgium. METHODS Thirty-four eyes of 22(More)
PURPOSE To illustrate the need for an accurate preoperative orthoptic examination to prevent postoperative changes in binocular vision. SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium. METHODS Five patients presenting major subjective complaints after refractive surgery were analyzed. RESULTS In 1 patient, a latent N(More)
INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE To compare binocular vision measurements between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients and healthy controls. METHODS Forty-one CFS patients referred by the Reference Centre for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome of the Antwerp University Hospital and forty-one healthy volunteers, matched for age and gender, underwent a complete orthoptic(More)
AIM To describe the clinical features of an under-recognised small esodeviation and horizontal diplopia on distance fixation seen in elderly patients not associated with lateral rectus underaction or coexisting neurological abnormalities. METHODS 87 elderly patients (age range 62-91 years) with constant or intermittent horizontal diplopia at distance were(More)
Aim: To describe the development and treatment of V-pattern and bilateral over-elevation in adduction in patients with cyclic esotropia. Methods: Three patients with cyclic esotropia are described in retrospect. All patients underwent bilateral medial recession, while one patient additionally had a weakening procedure of both inferior oblique muscles.(More)