[Monocular surgery for large-angle esotropias: a new paradigm].

@article{Gigante2009MonocularSF,
  title={[Monocular surgery for large-angle esotropias: a new paradigm].},
  author={Edmilson Gigante and Harley Edson do Amaral Bicas},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={47-56}
}
PURPOSE To demonstrate the feasibility of monocular surgery in the treatment of large-angle esotropias through large recessions of the medial rectus (6 to 10 mm) and large resections of the lateral rectus (8 to 10 mm). METHODS 46 patients were submitted to surgery. They had esotropias of 50Delta or more that were relatively comitant. The patients were operated under general anesthesia and received no adjustable sutures. The methods used for refractometry, measurement of visual acuity and… CONTINUE READING

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