James A Deutsch

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Thirty patients with moderate angle exotropia of 15 to 20PD were treated with a unilateral lateral rectus recession of 7.0 or 7.5mm. All 30 patients improved postoperatively to orthophoria, small angle exophoria, or small angle tropia of 10PD or less. Alignment was stable during an average follow-up of 21 months.
Strabismus is one of the most common ocular disorders encountered in children. The misalignment may be manifest in any field of gaze, may be constant or intermittent, and may occur at near or distant fixation or both. Early detection of strabismus is essential for restoration of proper alignment of the visual axes and the establishment of binocular vision.(More)
PURPOSE To study the effect of trypan blue on lens capsule elasticity and ease of completing a continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC) in a sheep lens model and to subsequently observe the effects of trypan blue in the surgical setting of 3 pediatric patients. SETTING State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA. (More)
We prospectively studied 76 patients to analyze the effectiveness of peribulbar anesthesia during strabismus surgery. The patients, ranging in age from 14 to 77 years, were given anesthesia with standard preoperative medication and a peribulbar injection of a mixture of 2% mepivacaine hydrochloride and hyaluronidase. Only one of the 76 patients required an(More)
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