Anterior segment ischemia following strabismus surgery.

@article{Simon1984AnteriorSI,
  title={Anterior segment ischemia following strabismus surgery.},
  author={John W. Simon and Everett C. Price and Gregory B. Krohel and Robert Poulin and Robert Reinecke},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={1984},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          179-85
        }
}
Anterior segment ischemia (ASI) is a potentially blinding complication of extensive eye muscle surgery. Eyes have been described with this complication following surgery on as few as two rectus muscles, especially in patients with thyroid dysfunction or other medical illnesses. In an attempt to assess the risk of ASI, we have reviewed the records of 34 eyes in 26 patients who underwent surgery on three or four rectus muscles. Seven eyes of six patients with thyroid ophthalmopathy which… CONTINUE READING
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